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Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Pressure-sensitive degassing valve for coffee

The Avery Dennison Flexis™ Air One-way coffee valve is a pressure-sensitive degassing valve that can be applied at high speeds to flexible or rigid containers of ground or whole bean coffee to increase efficiencies in the coffee roasting and packaging process while improving the freshness of coffee.  
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Heat Seal LLC: VFS stick packager

WeighPack’s XPdius Junior Elite VFS for stick packaging uses a servo drive to deliver up to 70 packs/minute on the one up model or 140 packs/minute on the two up model.
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American-Newlong, Inc: American-Newlong, Inc: Automatic baggers

American-Newlong’s 3CM-5 series of automatic bagging machines are designed for tight spaces and small budgets.
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Sonoco Alloyd: Sonoco Alloyd: Heat Seal Tool Exchange

The ATEX™ (Automatic Tool Exchange) system from SCA Consumer Packaging was developed in response to studies indicating that the manual heat plate changeover exchange process is the riskiest of all processes involved in running heat sealing equipment.
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Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Thick-Gauge Lidstock

Ampac Flexibles introduces Flexi 6864, a polyester/foil/heat-seal coated PE for applications such as orthopedic parts, cardio kits, diagnostics, and other heavier medical device/sterile medical disposable items.
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MOCON, Inc: MOCON, Inc: Hot tack tester

Mocon is the sole representative of the HTI-XS Hot Tack Tester from U.K.-based RDM Test Equipment Co. The unit measures strength of heat seal in vf/f/s applications, allowing the user to change the temperature and record results from multiple readings on the same graph.
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Curwood: Curwood: Cheese packaging

Curwood has introduced 3 new flexible packaging films for keeping cheese fresh with easy-to-open access and longer shelf life. Curpolene® 7195 for bulk shredded cheese meets demand for enhanced performance on vf/f/s applications while eliminating machinability and barrier issues associated with biaxially oriented nylon.
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Butler Automatic: Butler Automatic: Butler Automatic: SP-2 Series Automatic Splicers

Web Widths: 12" 305 mm 18" 457 mm 24" 609 mm 30" 760 mm Max. Splice Speed: 350 fpm 1.8 m/s Max. Roll Weight: 250 lbs 113 kg Max.
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Butler Automatic: Butler Automatic: SP-3 Automatic Splicer Series

Butler's Series SP-3 automatic splicer brings our customers non-stop automatic splicing using proven automatic splicing technology with over 99% splice reliability at speeds of up to 350 fpm (1.7 m/s).
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Butler Automatic: Butler Automatic: Heat Seal Splicing Head

Butler Automatic, the inventor of the "Zero Speed Splicer", introduced another first with its film Butt Splicing head for roll over roll splicers.
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Aline Heat Seal Corporation: Aline Heat Seal Corporation: Vacuum impulse sealer

Aline Heat Seal offers the E.L.V.I.S. (Entry Level Vacuum Impulse Sealer) designed for the budget conscious. Stainless-steel machine allows the customer to design its own vacuum sealer and select only necessary components.
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Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Ovenboard lid

Print Design and Graphics Limited (Newcastle upon Tyne, England) releases its new ovenboard lid for ready cook meals. Lid seals directly on to CPET food trays, dispensing with the need for a clear film seal and printed oversleeve.
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Packworld USA Inc: Packworld USA Inc: Pouch sealer

Designed for medical, healthcare, and electronics applications and Class 100 clean rooms, the all-stainless-steel, 24” PW4024 vacuum pouch sealer from PackworldUSA (Nazareth, PA) uses the new RES-400 Series time-temperature controller.
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Rovema Packaging Machines L.P.: Rovema Packaging Machines L.P.: Vf/f/s machine

Rovema (Lawrenceville, GA) introduces a new line of economical baggers. The intermittent-motion Model VPI-260 E is built for a heat seal execution for the production of pillow-style bags.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Adhesive sealant

Nucrel® AE resin from DuPont (Wilmington, DE) is said to enhance adhesion to aluminum foil and metallized film when blended into LDPE. Benefits include line-speed increases without sacrificing adhesion to foil; improvement in heat seal and hot-tack performance; and decreased process temperatures for improved taste and odor, as well as reduced emissions.
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PFM Packaging Machinery Corporation: PFM Packaging Machinery Corporation: Packaging machinery literature

PFM Packaging’s (Newmarket, Ontario, Canada) brochure describes the Scirocco flow pack servo-assisted horizontal wrapping machine for producing wraps hermetically sealed on 3 sides from a roll of heat seal wrapping material.
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Heat Seal LLC: Die cut lids

Lidex Universal lids from Rockwell Solutions (Dundee, Scotland) seal to PP, HIPS, OPS, PS, PVC, PET, aluminum, PE, ABS, PC, and paper.
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Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: Header bag

Based on a new single-site metallocene resin technology, abuse-resistant Integra® Pack Tuf 1000 header bags are available from Rexam Healthcare (Mundelein, IL).
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Heat Seal LLC: Heat Seal LLC: LLDPE resin families

Chevron Chemical (Houston, TX) has introduced 2 high-performance, LLDPE resin families that feature improved physical properties with the processability of conventional LLDPEs.
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UCB Films PLC: UCB Films PLC: Easy peel/seal film

UCB Films (Smyrna, GA) believes it has solved the problem of combining good sealability with easy-opening in a single packaging film. Propafilm(TM) RXP, a coated BOPP, can be used to package free-flowing confectionery, snacks and dried products.
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Sonoco Alloyd: Sonoco Alloyd: Data option for sealer

The Level Four Data Acquisition system for Alloyd's (DeKalb, IL) two-station medical shuttle heat seal machines uses a dedicated computer to display and log all sealing parameters in addition to other package and order identification data.
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Heat seal technology

Perfecseal (Philadelphia, PA) has introduced PerfecFlex(TM) CPT (Clean-Peel Transfer) heat sealant. This new polymeric material can be laminated to or extrusion-coated onto a variety of films.
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Options for heat sealer

Alloyd (DeKalb, IL) has introduced three options for its Model 2SM1216 and 2SM1428 Two-Station Medical Shuttle Heat Seal Machine with Level Three Data Acquisition.
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Labeling system data

A two-page product data sheet from Avery Dennison, Soabar Products (Philadelphia, PA) illustrates the new TH-1000 Print/Heat Seal Permanent Care labeling system.
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L-bar sealers

The Renwrap Div. of Rennco (Homer, MI) will be introducing its Model 1616 and 2420 L-bar sealers and Model 3618 sleeve wrapper. These systems serve all markets using shrink packaging and bundling.
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Bottle capper

Fogg Filler (Holland, MI) offers a free-standing capper that applies a wide variety of caps on bottles at speeds to 400/min. Magnetic heads apply consistent torque.
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Shrink packaging system

Heat Sealing Equipment Manufacturing's (Cleveland, OH) new heat seal machine incorporates an L-bar sealer and shrink tunnel into one machine, and takes half the floor space of comparable systems, says the company.
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Lugless closer

Adco's (Sanger, CA) C90 lugless closer seals double- or single-sided heat seal-coated cartons at speeds to 250 cartons/min. It can handle cartons in sizes from 4" x 31/8" x 7/8" to 12" x 8" x 31/4".
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Medical heat sealer

Alloyd (DeKalb, IL) has introduced two new options for its 2SM1428 Level Three two-station medical shuttle heat seal machine. Users can now measure sealing temperature at the tray flange for every cavity and view sealing pressure in lb/sq" for each tray sealed.
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Roll-on shrink film

The Label-Lyte® Roll On Shrink On (ROSO) product line of OPP films from Mobil Chemical, Films Div. (Pittsford, NY), is designed to combine bright, high-gloss appearance with just-in-time efficiency.
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Child-resistant blister foil

A new child-resistant foil from Hueck Foils (Manasquan, NJ) combines advanced heat seal technology with two-side printing capabilities to create a compliance package specifically suited for OTC drugs and vitamin supplements.
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Two-station heat seal machine

Alloyd's (DeKalb, IL) 2SM1428 Two-Station Medical Shuttle Heat Seal machine offers a high level of operator safety with high production rates. Its large seal area, measuring 14" x 28", is designed for "multiple up" tray sealing.
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Heat sealing products

United Silicone (Lancaster, NY) offers a full line of flexible silicone rubber products for use in heat seal packaging applications, including rollers, platens, custom heat seal dies and squeeze bars.
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Rotary heat sealer

Alloyd (Booth #620) will introduce its new automatic six-station 6SC1216 Rotary Heat Seal machine. Used for high production runs, this free-standing unit is mechan-ically rated to reach speeds of 10 to 20 cycles/min, depending on shape and style of package.
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P-s heat sealing tape

The R23 Series of high-performance Teflon® p-s heat seal tape from Fluorglas Products Div. of AlliedSignal (Hoosick Falls, NY) is for portion packaging of liquid products including food, beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
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Rotary cup filler

The new 8-12 Rotary Cup Filling Machine from World Cup Packaging (Booth #2811) dispenses 1- to 12-oz plastic cups, accurately fills them at rates between 300 to 2꼀 cups/hr, and applies a plastic or foil tamper-evident heat seal or lid.
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Water soluble PVOH film

New Monosol® PVOH film from Chris Craft (South Holland, IL) has anti-blocking and low friction/low tack properties, as well as an increased heat seal range for faster and easier use by end users and converters.
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Peelable heat seal lidding

American Mirrex (New Castle, DE) has introduced a peelable heat seal coated lidding film for in-line f/f/s tray packaging applications which provides 360° visibility.
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Vf/f/s with header card

Gess Systems (Palmyra, WI) has introduced a new vertical f/f/s system with a heat seal header attachment that produces bags up to 6" x 11" from rollstock at speeds over 25 packages/min.