Testing/measurement

Machine Case Study
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Packaging Machine Builder Meets Cost and Time-to-Market Targets with Omron PLC

To increase throughput of its single-head plastic bottle leak-testing machine, ALPS dumped a proprietary, embedded circuit board in favor of commercial, off-the-shelf brick PLC from Omron.
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Machine Product Brief
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MOCON, Inc: Non-invasive oxygen analyzer determines oxygen headspace and ingress in flexible and rigid packaging

Designed for pharma blisters, Mocon’s OpTech – O2 system is a non-invasive, non-destructive thermoformed blister package oxygen analyzer that uses an optical sensor that “fluoresces” or gives off light directly related to the amount of oxygen present.
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Plastic Technologies Inc: Air leak detection for machine components, defective bottles

Plastic Technologies’ upgraded LeakMonitor device uses an ultrasonic sensor to continuously monitor the blow molding process for air leaks by listening for leaky bottles, tracking them through the machine and triggering an eject mechanism when they are in the correct position.
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MOCON, Inc: Entry-level transmission rate units

Designed for food, beverage, pharmaceutical and other companies that need to verify the barrier properties of their packaging materials, Mocon is bundling two of its entry-level, stand alone, permeation units for easy entry into OTR and WVTR testing.
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LACO Technologies, Inc: Clear vacuum chamber for bubble leak test

The new LVC‐1218‐1121‐VC‐PT Vertical Clear (VC) vacuum chamber from LACO Technologies, Inc. is a clear-acrylic vacuum chamber specifically designed for visual bubble leak testing.
Pressure leak detector
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Pressure leak detector

New pressure leak detector from Filtec is designed for testing pressurized containers.
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MOCON, Inc: Fully-automated testing system for measuring bacterial aerobic plate count (APC)

Precise, same-day results are achieved by Mocon’s GreenLight™ 930, which provides an APC or total viable count (TVC) of a food sample’s microbial load by using a sensing assay or vial.
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Cerulean, a division of Molins PLC: Tube-testing system

The Q-Test automated tube-testing system from Cerulean, part of Molins PLC, is designed to test laminate and plastic tubes.
Screening system detects bacteria
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Screening system detects bacteria

The GreenLight™ series from MOCON provides same-day bacterial detection with a total viable count (TVC) or aerobic plate count (APC) of a food sample’s microbial load by using a sensing assay or vial.
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Same-day bacteria analysis

The Greenlight Series of analyzers from Mocon reduce the time it takes to test for the presence of bacteria in food samples from 2 or 3 days to 12 hours or less.

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