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Controls, Automation & Components

Controls Product Brief
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Matik Inc: Box-forming machine

A 4-page brochure describes the Boix Model FP-4 box-forming and gluing machine from Matic North America (West Hartford, CT). Features technical specifications in English, Spanish, German and French, as well as dimensional diagrams and large color photos.
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U.S. Bottlers Machinery Company: Pusher/filler

U.S Bottlers' (Charlotte, NC) pickle pusher/syruper is a monobloc pusher/filler that first presses fruits/vegetables fully into their containers, then indexes the containers to a vacuum filler that supplies the juice or syrup.
Controls Product Brief
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Balluff: Luminescence detectors

Compact LDµ luminescence detectors from Balluff (Florence, KY) can read UV markings, labels or guides even on highly reflective package surfaces such as bottles, metal or ceramics.
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Eagle Product Inspection, formerly Smiths Detection: Eagle Product Inspection, formerly Smiths Detection: X-ray inspection system

The Eagle Pack(TM) from Smiths Heimann (Maryville, TN) is targeted to the packaged food industry for X-ray inspection of frozen entrees, snack foods, cookies, crackers, grains and dairy products.
Controls Product Brief
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STA Packaging Tapes: Carton-sealing tape

From STA Packaging Tapes (Garden Grove, CA) comes a 5-page color brochure describing the company's Supreme line of p-s water-based acrylic packaging tapes.
Machine Product Brief
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Wintriss Eng. Corp.: Vision system

Wintriss' (San Diego, Calif.) OPSIS 1300 AS smart camera verifies expiration dates and lot codes on pharmaceutical containers and, with Vision-Blox(TM) software, processes image data, provides feedback signals for control purposes, activates alarm lights and generates statistical logs.
Controls Product Brief
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Sonic Air Systems, Inc: Models on CD-ROM

A new CD-ROM displaying 3-D solid models of Sonic's air blowers, air knives and other components is available from Sonic Air Systems (Fullerton, CA).
Machine Product Brief
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European Packaging Machinery, Inc: Inspection system

The FCH-150 HF fill-level inspection system from European Packaging Machinery (Tennent, NJ) uses 27-MHz scanning to check fluid levels in clear or opaque glass, plastic or ceramic containers.
Controls Product Brief
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Sealed Air Corporation: Foam packaging

Instapack® GFlex(TM)is a packaging foam from Sealed Air (Danbury, CT) that accommodates heavy products requiring protection from multiple impacts during shipping.
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Machine Systems Inc: Label dispensers

Three stainless-steel tabletop label dispensers are now available from MSI (Grand Rapids, MI). The stainless construction fosters simple and fast clean-up.
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ITW Angleboard: Corner posts

StackMaster(TM) is a corner post made of laminated paper by ITW Angleboard (Glenview, IL). It unitizes stacked loads, absorbs shock and prevents damage during package handling and transit.
Machine Product Brief
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Dibipack Inc: Shrink wrapper

The Babypack SL is the smallest in the Dibipack Inc. (Ridgefield Park, NJ) family of shrink-wrap machines. Manufactured by Italdibipack S.p.A. in Italy, the system can shrink-wrap packages up to 131/2"x91/2"x4".
Controls Product Brief
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Efector, Inc: Photoelectric amplifier

efector (Exton, PA) has introduced the OBF photoelectric amplifier and a line of fiber-optic cables. The amplifier can be fitted with thru-beam or reflective fiber-optic cables and is suited for assembly automation and packaging applications.
Machine Product Brief
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Diagraph, An ITW Company: Label converting brochure

From Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) comes a color tri-fold brochure titled "Diagraph Label Converting: A Visual Tour." Various sections highlight the company's capabilities, resources, advantages, equipment and range of market applications.
Controls Product Brief
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Efector, Inc: Proximity switch

The IMC Cube from efector (Exton, PA) is a proximity switch that has a constant sensing range on all metals. The switch can sense steel, stainless steel, aluminum or copper at the same range, eliminating the need for correction factors.

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