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Lineshaft conveyor

The LS-500 high-speed conveyor from Interlake Matl. Handling Div. (Lisle, IL) reaches speeds of up to 500'/min. It uses zones of rollers instead of drive bands or individual rollers for direct power from the shaft through drive modules.
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Disconnect switch

Hubbell's (Bridgeport, CT) new Circuit-Lock(TM) disconnect switch has been expanded from 30A to include 60A and 100A ratings, 120 to 600 VAC, single- and three-phase applications.
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Packaging solutions

A new brochure describes how packaging systems and materials from Sealed Air (Saddle Brook, NJ) can improve customer satisfaction and increase productivity.
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Gabletop side panels

"Eco Amigos(TM)" from International Paper (Purchase, NY) is a series of side panels found on 1/2-gal paperboard gabletop cartons designed to increase environmental awareness.
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Proximity sensor

The 976 two-wire, stainless-steel proximity sensor from Honeywell's Micro Switch Div. (Freeport, IL) is suitable for sensing needs in harsh environments, including factory automation, machine tools, transfer lines, food processing equipment, parts positioning and presence/absence.
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Bag labeler

Labelette's (Forest Park, IL) new bag labeling systems are built for in-line applications. Can reduce floorspace requirements and can be customized to meet those requirements should they change.
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Bagger brochure

A free brochure highlighting the Formost GT4 high-speed horizontal bag filling machine is now available from Formost Packaging Machines (Woodinville, WA).
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Portable printer

The PrintRunner is a portable, battery-operated printer from Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL). Fastens to a belt or shoulder strap for convenient labeling on a shop floor, shipping dock or in the warehouse.
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Video cassette production rolls at Sony U.K.

Internally powered roller conveyors link labeling, wrapping and packing functions on three identical video cassette lines at Sony.
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Digital servo amplifier

Kollmorgen Motion Technologies (Radford, VA) has introduced a Smart Drive digital brushless servo amplifier that is said to improve machine productivity.
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Remote sensor brochure

Balluff's (Florence, KY) 16-page brochure details the entire line of remote sensors, which bring part or tool location to removable dies, grippers, fixtures and carriers.
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Micro inverter

The Series 10 from Baldor Electric (Fort Smith, AR) is a compact, high-performance micro inverter for use in applications requiring variable or constant torque and constant horsepower.
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Barrier film

Bicor® 60MAC film from the Films Div. of Mobil Chemical (Pittsford, NY) unites two Mobil technologies to provide oxygen, moisture, flavor and aroma barrier properties.
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Case erector brochure

A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) has introduced a brochure on its Pro-Forma 135 high-volume case erector. It erects and bottom seals RSC, RSC-tab-lock, CSSC and HSC cases.
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New pack lets Wigwam slip into future (sidebar)

Getting computers to communicate
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F/f/s machine

Mahaffy & Harder (Fairfield, NJ) Model 8000 f/f/s machine has an advanced servo drive and is capable of producing a range of vacuum, MAP and ambient packages for meat, convenience foods, health care and other consumer products.
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Photoelectric sensor

Omron Electronics (Schaumburg, IL) has introduced a slim profile, compact limit switch-style photoelectric sensor for general purpose sensing applications.
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Mini ion air blower

The Ionmaster Model 4060 mini ion air blower from NRD (Grand Island, NY) is designed to remove static charges that can't be controlled by grounding.

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