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Intelligrated: High-efficiency transfer for conveyor

Intelligrated's RT3 transfer for motor driven roller (MDR) conveyors features drive rollers with integral 24-volt DC motors for individually powered zones and multiple transfer belts with adjustable band spacing to enable a 90-degree change in direction of cases, polybags, and totes.
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Ultrasonics prevent fine powder from blinding
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Ultrasonics prevent fine powder from blinding

Watch this demonstration closely; if you blink, you might miss it! The video shows how Russell Finex' Vibrasonic deblinding system sends ultrasonic waves across a fine wire mesh screen, preventing flour from blinding, or plugging and, in turn, slowing the free flow of the fine powder.
Robot with 16-kg payload
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Robot with 16-kg payload

The KR 16 robot at the Kuka booth has 16 kg of payload capacity and about 1600 mm of reach. This system is especially suitable for a wide variety of case packing operations.
High speed pick and place
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High speed pick and place

Staubli Robotics demonstrates the TP80 fast Picker, an ultrafast four-axis configuration of high-speed robot for standard pick & place applications.
TE 20 Tablet Elevator
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NJM: Tablet elevator improves worker ergonomics

See it at PACK EXPO Booth #S-2130, and Pharma Expo Booth #W-503!

 Suitable for tablets, capsules, and softgels, the TE 20 Tablet Elevator from NJM Packaging – which features a completely new design compared to the TE10 – automatically elevates and feeds bulk product to a tablet counter or blister packaging machine at a rate of 24,000 17mm-size tablets/min, within a compact footprint that is only 48 in (122 cm) long and 27 in (69 cm) wide.
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Emerson: Dry conveying for food packaging

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #6132! The new System Plast NG Evo conveyor chain from Emerson's Power Transmission Solutions business features a proprietary, low-friction FDA-approved thermoplastic resin for dry conveying in food packaging applications, and provides a higher breaking load, greater elasticity, lower coefficient of friction, and much greater abrasion resistance than its predecessor.
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Pearson Packaging: Horizontal/vertical module

New loading module combines vertical and horizontal packing abilities in one machine.
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Dorner: Modular belt conveyor

Dorner launches the next generation in the 3200 Series platform, giving customers more options and added flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging and assembly.
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GANTRY PACKER. Among the new pieces of equipment in Line 1 is the top-loading gantry case packer.
Machine Case Study
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Optimized lines at Bacardi Beaucaire

At a historic facility in the south of France, Bacardi engineers have found a way to increase speed, efficiency, and flexibility by taking six lines down to two.
Machine Product Brief
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Multi-Conveyor: High-speed, small footprint single filer

Incorporating an integrated logic sensor system that counts each individual product piece, Multi-Conveyor's single-filing systems for low profile objects is able to move small height, circular product accurately through extremely fast-paced 90° conveyor transfers.

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