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Distribution conveyors improve packaging efficiency
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Distribution conveyors improve packaging efficiency

Continuously convey and distribute proportional amounts of product to multiple locations without “starving” downstream equipment. Heat and Control’s FastBack conveyor equipped with the Revolution rotary gate delivers a consistent supply of product so weighers and bagmakers operate at peak efficiency.
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Increase snack bagmaking versatility
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Increase snack bagmaking versatility

One Ishida snack bagmaker from Heat and Control allows customers to produce a variety of bag sizes with quick, easy changeovers. Ishida even offers a multi-format bagmaker to produce pillow, hem seal, gusseted, and flat bottom bags.
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Machines drive nut-packing
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Machines drive nut-packing

A third-generation California almond grower puts some pretty sophisticated and highly automated packaging gear in place when management decides to tackle retail.
Ishida weighers for every application
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Ishida weighers for every application

Reduce product giveaway to near-zero with no underweights using Ishida weighers. Together with Heat and Control, Ishida offers more product application experience than any other manufacturer.
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Seal almost any tray at up to 200/minute
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Seal almost any tray at up to 200/minute

 Apply high quality hermetic seals to any shape or size tray using Ishida's compact QX-series tray sealers. 
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Tray-sealing breakthrough
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Tray-sealing breakthrough

 The QX-1100 is a tray sealer with easy tool changeovers and the capability of speeds to 200 trays/min.
Clean, quick horizontal motion conveying
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Clean, quick horizontal motion conveying

Convey up to 60,000 pounds/hour without bogging or unplanned cleaning downtime. Gentle FastBack conveyors from Heat and Control reduce product damage, coating loss, and separation of product blends.
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American Italian Pasta Co.: Case packing on a pasta packaging line
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American Italian Pasta Co.: Case packing on a pasta packaging line

Finished bags are conveyed through a metal detector from Fortress Technologies and a checkweigher from Heat and Control just before case packing from Fallas Automation. Filled cases are taped shut and date coded on their sides.
Poore: Vertical form/fill/seal for snacks
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Poore: Vertical form/fill/seal for snacks

This continuous-motion bagger from Heat and Control uses patented twin heat-sealing jaws that simultaneously seal the top of the leading pack and the bottom of the subsequent pack. These vf/f/s machines produce 1- to 3-oz bags for vending machine and multi-pack sales, at speeds to 150/min. That rate is three times faster than previous vf/f/s equipment.
Poore: Weigh scales for salty snacks
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Poore: Weigh scales for salty snacks

Cross-feeder conveyors deliver snacks to Ishida 14-head weigh scales from Heat and Control. Individual load cells measure the weight of product in the scales. Integrated controls are used to select the right combination of buckets to release an accurate amount of product into a bottom-sealed tube of film.
Poore: Snack line conveying to f/f/s
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Poore: Snack line conveying to f/f/s

At Poore Brothers, three FastBack conveyors from Heat and Control carry snacks from three fryers to downstream vertical form/fill/seal machines.
Snyder of Berlin: Weighing of potato chip snacks
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Snyder of Berlin: Weighing of potato chip snacks

On the two potato chip lines, the vf/f/s machines are topped with 14-head Ishida scales from Heat and Control.. Product giveaway has been reduced on several vertical form/fill/seal lines at Snyder of Berlin thanks to greater accuracy of 14-head scales, such as the one shown here. A combination of buckets is selected to dump the amount of snacks that best meet a bag’s target weight.
Golden Flake: New vf/f/s for potato chip bagging
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Golden Flake: New vf/f/s for potato chip bagging

Printed rollstock unwinds from the back of one of Golden Flake's new vf/f/s machines from Heat and Control. After a knife cuts between the seal area, the filled bag discharges at the bottom of the machine.