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Container spacing device

The Container Spacing Device (CSD) from AGR Intl. (Butler, PA) provides consistent and accurate spacing of round or nonround containers on a conveyor.
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High-speed film labeler

B&H Labeling Systems' (Ceres, CA) 8000 Series high-speed film labeler employs a patented computer-aided label-registration system to eliminate out of register labels at application speeds to 12ꯠ labels/ min.
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Linerless carton

Tisma Machinery (Elk Grove Village, IL) and Graphic Pack-aging (Wayne, PA) have developed Composigard(TM), a linerless carton that increases line productivity with simplified packaging and one-piece construction.
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Release and adhesion testing brochure

Testing Machines (Amityville, NY) now offers a four-color brochure on its LabMaster(TM) Instrument Control System for release and adhesion testing. This system uses a PC with touch-screen simplicity to eliminate testing variables.
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Twin-pack carrier

Do-It (South Haven, MI) has introduced a patented twin-pack HDPE carrier designed for bottles of equal size and weights. Mainly for hand applications, suggested uses include new products or special promotions.
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UN/DOT testing lab

Yellow Logistics Services (Overland Park, KS) has introduced a UN/DOT certified package testing laboratory for shippers of hazardous materials. The facilities have conditioning chambers that conform to standard temperature and humidity requirements for accuracy in drop, hydrostatic, stacking, vibration and Cobb tests.
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Portable printer

A new brochure on the 9450 RASCAL(TM) portable printer for bin and product ID marking is available from Monarch Marking (Dayton, OH). Offers printing features and specs.
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Tray unloader

The Model ATU-200 automatic tray unloader from Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) transfers plastic, glass and metal containers to a rotary or bi-flow uncrambler on demand at rates exceeding 300 containers/min.
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Quarterly magazine

MAN Roland's (Westmont, IL) quarterly news magazine for the printing industry, "Revue," features the latest in industry ideas, equipment and processes.
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High speed liquid filling/stoppering

The Filamatic® V-LD-4 high-speed liquid filling machine and the DLS-1 stoppering machine from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) can fit under many laminar flow hoods.
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Adjustable AC drives

Allen-Bradley (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced its four-color brochure highlighting technical features, applications and specifications of the 1336 PLUS adjustable frequency AC drive.
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Film labeler

The Model 3200ST p-s film labeler from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) now has an "air fill" feature that pressurizes the bottle internally to stabilize sidewalls during labeling.
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Tag cutter/stacker

Designed to accommodate the maximum production speed of Avery Dennison's (Philadelphia, PA) Soabar® SPX-390 thermal transfer printer, the high-speed tag cutter/stacker comes with a center pusher assembly, which permits stacking of tags printed three-up for triple throughput.
Cases of aerosol products are conveyed to the labeler (top) where bar-coded labels are printed then applied using the tamp-blow
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Is bar-coding a valuable customer service?

When customers asked for bar codes to help control inventory,Sherwin-Williams got the message. It implemented a custom print/apply bar code labeling system.
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Liquid fillers

Packaging Dynamics' (Ron-konkoma, NY) line of liquid fillers is available in a variety of designs, including gravity/pressure, volumetric, and time/pressure.
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Label printer/applicator

Benefits and specifications of the Model 8221 mini label printer are described in a four-color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA). The 8221 prints and applies labels at up to 65 labels/min with a placement accuracy of ±1/16" and features an LCD display for simple set up, operation and maintenance.
Semi-automated shell-handling system greatly reduces the repetitive motion involved in feeding shells to the line
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Pepsi line has future in mind

Fast changeover and overall versatility were foremost in mind when Pepsi designed its high-speed line for hard-to-handle one-piece PET bottles in four different sizes. Machine redundancy, computerization, and modular construction all contribute significantly.
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Tapered rubber stoppers

Tapered rubber stoppers from AME (Towaco, NJ) feature 60-durometer silicone rubber and are ideal for high-temperature applications up to 500° F. Masks and plugs for painting and plating applications are also available.

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