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Machine Product Brief
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Labeling Systems : Labeling brochure

Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) offers a tri-fold, color brochure describing the company's labeling capabilities. Includes a company overview, photos, descriptions and benefits of LSI products, as well as examples of common applications.
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Controls Product Brief
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Baldor Electric Company: Baldor Electric Company: Servo and positioning drives

Baldor (Fort Smith, AR) has released a new family of servo and positioning drives: FlexDrive, Flex+Drive and MINTDrive. When matched with Baldor's BSM servo motors, these drives can deliver torques to 366in.-lb and speeds to 7ꯠ rpm.
Machine Product Brief
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Sidel Inc: Blow/fill/cap machine for PET

The Combi from Sidel (Norcross, GA) is a blowing/filling/capping machine for carbonated beverages in PET packages. Isobaric pressurization is used to eliminate all risks of deformation or bottle bursting during filling.
Controls Product Brief
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Key International: Inspection roller/conveyor

A new tablet/capsule inspection roller conveyor machine from Key Intl. (Englishtown, NJ) identifies defective product within a 24" work area. The K-1000 Roller-TC Inspector is suitable for inspecting such items as nutritional products and small high-tech products.
Controls Product Brief
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Independent Can Co.: Decorative tins

Independent Can (Belcamp, MD) has expanded its line of drawn tins. These tin-plate containers consist of a one-piece base and a one-piece slip cover.
Controls Product Brief
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J. W. Winco, Inc: Control levers

Fabricated from steel, stainless steel, and glass-filled nylon plastic, J.W. Winco's (New Berlin, WI) control levers are available in straight or angled versions.
Controls Product Brief
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Paper properties

Paper Optics, a new handbook from AB Lorentzen & Wettre (Kista, Sweden), discusses the basic principles of optical properties of paper. Presents relevant formulas and tables and describes how optical properties of paper are affected by the manufacturing process.
Controls Product Brief
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Imtec, Inc: PVC tags

GraphiPlast(TM) from Imtec (Bellows Falls, VT) is a line of PVC tags that can be printed with all current imprinting technologies. Commonly used to identify steel and other metal components, the tags resist extreme weather conditions, chemicals and acid pickling.
Controls Product Brief
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Associated Bag Co.: Specialty hanging bags

New specialty bags from Associated Bag (Milwaukee, WI) protect newspapers, magazines, brochures, coupons and other types of literature. Made of extruded PE, they feature a door-knob hole for hanging and are mounted 100 per pad on a paperboard header.
Controls Product Brief
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Sensors

A family of ultrasonic position sensors from Baumer (Southington, CT) are designed with a "teach" mode that permits operators to preset the sensing range limits, between 4" and 27", as well as the steepness of the rising or falling analog output.
Controls Product Brief
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Packaging steel

Hoogovens Packaging Steel (Ijmuiden, the Netherlands) has introduced a new polymer-coated packaging steel named Protact. Made for use in the food and aerosol sector, Protact can replace traditional lacquering processes.
Controls Product Brief
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ABB Robotics: Depanning system

Designed specifically for bakeries, ABB's (New Berlin, WI) RollBot(TM) moves baked goods from pans to conveyors or trays at a rate of 30 pans/min using vacuum or needle lifting mechanisms.
Controls Product Brief
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Aromat Corporation: Operator panel

Aromat Corp. (New Providence, NJ) has announced a new NAiS-brand, 8-colors-plus-shades graphics operator panel available in 2 touchscreen versions.
Controls Product Brief
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Tri-Tronics Company: Tri-Tronics Company: Sensor

Tri-Tronics (Tampa, FL) has added a white LED light source to its line of Colormark II Smarteye(TM) registration mark sensors. The new model CMSWL can detect difficult color combinations like dark-colored marks on a dark-colored background.
Controls Product Brief
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Insulating material

Dow Chemical (Midland, MI) offers 2 new brochures describing Instill(TM) vacuum insulation core for use in vacuum insulation panels. The first brochure highlights how Instill core can provide significant design flexibility, improved insulation performance and cost savings.

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