Allen-Bradley (Bloomington, MN) has introduced a new CRT monitor designed specifically for industrial environments. The XGA monitor is a 17" diagonal CRT that uses the latest flat square tube (FST) technology for a highly detailed display.
EFD's (E. Providence, RI) Model 752V compact dispensing valves offer a fast cycle rate, adjustable fluid flow control, and drip-free shutoff to provide fast, repeatable dispensing of low- to medium-viscosity fluids.
FP Intl. (Redwood City, CA) has introduced Flo-Pak Cell-O air cushions as an alternative to paper packaging. Products are safeguarded by inserting one or more of the clear, HDPE cushions in the shipping container.
In the U.S., stand-up pouches continue to gain acceptance in a variety of applications (see stories, p. 18 and 58). Yet with few exceptions, manufacturers and consumers haven't been very enthusiastic about these packages for liquids.
Packworld USA (Nazareth, PA) offers heat-seal shuttle presses capable of sealing PVC clamshells measuring up to 24" x 36". Designed for three-side sealing, the press offers complete control of temperature, time and pressure.
Ram Center (Red Wing, MN) will display robotic machinery for cus-tom-designed packaging and materials handling systems. Applications include PET preform feeding systems, PET preform line balancing, PET bottle bulk palletizing, product case loading and case palletizing.