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Machine Product Brief

AET Films: Cut-and-stack labeling

AET Films (New Castle, DE) offers TOppCure, a complete system for cut-and-stack labelers in which a specially formulated adhesive is applied through an accurately metered adhesive application system to label pallets.
Machine Product Brief

Shure-Glue: Hot melt unit

Shure-Glue’s (Cincinnati, OH) NC-10 hot melt unit is built for light-duty, low-volume adhesive applications. Simple to operate, the NC-10 is equipped with an electric, motor-driven gear pump suitable for hand gluing and product assembly.
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Slautterback Corp.: Adhesive pattern generator

The PG24D hot melt adhesive pattern generator from Slautterback (Monterey, CA) is a solid-state, microprocessor-based unit. It enables the programming of adhesive application in time increments ranging from 0.001 to 9.999 sec or in length increments from 0.01” to 99½”.

PEF Hall of Fame inductees

Announced in mid-August, three career professionals will be inducted into the PEF Hall of Fame on November 11: Robert S. Forsyth; William C. Heller, Jr; and John M. Johnston.
Machine Product Brief

Nordson Corporation: Adhesive pattern controller

Nordson’s (Duluth, GA) Tempus™ pattern-control system regulates adhesive application in case erection, case sealing, tray making and pallet stabilization operations.
Materials Product Brief

Partner Pak Inc: Clamshell sealer

Using UV energy, the Simpl-Seal® Model 10-GM200 is a downsized version of Partner Pak’s (Huntington Beach, CA) larger sealers. Within a footprint of only 6’x2’, the machine uses 220V, 15-amp single-phase power.
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ITW Dynatec: Time-based controller

ITWDynatec's (Hendersonville, TN) TPC-2 is a time-based, microprocessor-driven, electronic pattern controller developed for a broad range of adhesive applications.
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PLS speeds changeover, boosts reliability for Lever

A programmable limit switch speeds changeover and extends capabilities of new hot melt applicator and rebuilt filler.
Materials Product Brief

Nordson Corporation: Adhesive applicator

Feeding up to six gun modules without hoses, Nordson's (Duluth, GA) TG09 adhesive applicator sustains melt temperature and pressure for even and precise glue placement and cutoff, according to manufacturer.


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