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Spindle capper

The ACT-800 automatic spindle capper from ELF Machines (LaPorte, IN) has four stations to increase speeds up to 300 caps/min. Tightens screw caps from 10 mm to 110 mm.
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TE label

The Amertrax® tamper-evident label from American Label (East Hanover, NJ) displays a custom-printed message after opening, clearly indicating to consumers that the product has been opened.
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Tube filling machinery

IWK's (Fairfield, NJ) Model TFS 20 tube filling machinery offers quick-release interlocking parts designed to accommodate design variations. Allows quick changeovers with only 14 replaceable tubeholder cups and related product contact parts.
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Blow-on labeler

The Model 2111ST stepper-driven blow-on labeler from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) is microprocessor-controlled and uses a stepper drive with an advanced design for added durability and versatility.
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Portable bag closer

The NP-7A portable bag closer with steel cam from American-Newlong (Warsaw, IN) is a single-thread chain-stitch system that reaches speeds to 12 bags/min.
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Recycled polypropylene

Planet Polymer Technologies (San Diego, CA) has developed EnviroPlasticTM-RCF, a recycled fiber-filled PP. Physical properties are as good as virgin PP or ABS, says the company.
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Twin-pack carriers

The Slim-line of colored twin-pack carriers from International Omni-pac (Walnut, CA) are designed for easier application and greater holding power. Mainly used for dairy products, they are available in 1/2- and 1-gal sizes.
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Flat-bottom bag system

The Acceleron flat-bottom bag system from Triangle Packaging Machinery (Chicago, IL) continually produces gabletop, flat-bottom packages from any supported material, including kraft paper, Mylar®, metallized foils and other product-specific packaging films.
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Flexible bag case packer

In a marketing/development agreement, Harwood Machinery Systems (Tualatin, OR) and Excel Packaging (Pasco, WA) have introduced the TD 2000 flexible bag case packer.
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Regulatory databases

RegScan(TM) is a series of electronic databases listing government regulations published by Regulation Scanning Technology (Williams-port, PA). Updates to the Federal Register are input on the date a regulatory change is announced instead of on the effective date of change.
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Labeling system

The Cornerwrap Labeling System from Avery Dennison (Phil- adelphia, PA) can print and apply bar-coded labels to two sides of cartons with a right-angle corner.
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High-pressure blowers

The M Series and H Series high pressure regenerative blowers from Gast Manufacturing (Benton Harbor, MI) work well in pneumatic conveying and material handling applications.
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Machine vision system

The Passport(TM) high-speed machine vision system from PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) can inspect containers at up to 12ꯠ per min. Uses PPT's Digital Signal Processor for quick inspection of a variety of applications including electronic and mechanical assembly verification, character verification, package integrity, surface flaw detection and numerous gauging and measurement tasks.
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Controller catalog

Athena Controls' (Horsham, PA) new general catalog describes temperature, process and power controllers as well as the company's complete line of microprocessor and analog instruments.
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Potentiometric transducers

The PK Series of potentiometric transducers from Gefran (Newtown, PA) is designed for high-accuracy measurement of mechanical strokes up to 20'. An articulated joint assembly minimizes wear caused by vibration and misalignment.
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Shipping and labeling supplies

Weber Marking (Arlington Heights, IL) has released its 1995 catalog of shipping and labeling supplies. The 20-page catalog lists the company's full line of labels and ribbons according to labeling applications and imprinting technologies, in-cluding impact, thermal-transfer and laser.
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HazMat training

The International Compliance Center (Niagara Falls, NY) has announced its 1995 schedule of hazardous materials training programs. Includes information on marine and rail shipments of dangerous goods.
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Carton erector

The RSB3 semi-automatic carton erector from Jacob White (Dartford, Kent, England) can produce up to 100 packs/min. Hand wheels, digital readout, calibrated scales and quick-release handles eliminate the need for change parts.

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