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Rollstock, Inc: Rollstock, Inc: Bagger

Two to 12" PE bags in rollstock are manually advanced and positioned on the Titan Model 1055 bagger from Allied Automation (Carrollton, TX). Bags are automatically blown open for filling.
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Kaufman Container Company: Sprayer bottles

Kaufman Container (Cleveland, OH) announces a new line of OPET sprayer-grip oblongs. Available in both 24- and 32-oz sizes, these bottles were designed to function with trigger sprayers.
Controls Product Brief
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Topac Inc: Headspace analyzer

The Checkmate series of automatic O2 and CO2 analyzers for use in modified atmosphere packaging is available from Topac (Hingham, MA). Because of its proprietary fast-warming zirconium oxygen detector, the tool is ready to use in less than 10 minutes after a cold start.
Controls Product Brief
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Allen FMC: Allen FMC: Carton coder

Allen Coding's (Elmhurst, IL) free-standing Vacuum Transfer Machine prints on flat cartons at speeds to 180 cpm. Using either hot-foil or thermal-transfer coding, the unit accommodates cartons from 10 mm x 50 mm to 300 mm x 400 mm.
Controls Product Brief
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Stanley-Bostitch: Pneumatic stapler

Stanley-Bostitch® (New Britain, CT) has introduced two improved pneumatic staplers designed for industrial and commercial use. The new 650S4-1 and 650S5-1 staplers are powerful yet lightweight staplers that feature an anti-jam magazine, a comfortable rubber grip, a long, narrow nose for stapling corners and an adjustable tip to control staple depth.
Controls Product Brief
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Baldor Electric Company: Motion controller

The NextMove BX motion controller from Baldor (Fort Smith, AK) can control up to four axes of servo or closed-loop vector, more than 500 points of I/O and two serial ports, all in one unit.
Machine Product Brief
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Dorner Mfg. Corp.: Sanitary conveyor

The 6100 Series conveyors from Dorner Mfg. Co. (Hartland, WI) are low-profile sanitary conveyors for materials handling in industries such as food, pharmaceutical and confectionary.
Controls Product Brief
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Rollguard Products: Rollguard Products: Rollguard Products: Ergonomic lifter

The Lift-O-Flex® 17000 and 19000 Series Ergonomic Lifter lines are available through RonI, LLC (Charlotte, NC). These mobile, light-weight, electrically operated, aluminum-frame lifters can lift, manipulate and transport loads up to 700 lb.
Controls Product Brief
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European Packaging Machinery, Inc: Vacuum monitor

European Packaging Machinery (Tennent, NJ) introduces the VC-25 vacuum monitoring system to verify the integrity of aluminum or tinplate lids at speeds to 1ꯠ/min.
Controls Product Brief
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Hassia USA Inc: Hot-fill poucher

The FlexiBag® 40/26 from Hassia USA (Morganville, NJ) is a vf/f/s machine that produces pouch sizes from 1 to 6 L. Handles liquids and particulates at temperatures to 200°F.
Machine Product Brief
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Samuel Strapping Systems: Strapping tool

The P320 is a manual plastic strapping tool from Samuel (Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada) that is suitable for a wide range of vertical and horizontal strapping applications in all industrial sectors.
Controls Product Brief
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Efector, Inc: Flow switch

The microprocessor-based SI flow switch from efector (Exton, PA) incorporates a "learn" function. It permits the operator to quickly program the high and low flow rates, then position the setpoint alarm at any value from 1% to 99% of the flow rate.
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Clarostat: Sensor replacements

OptoSwitch® from Clarostat (Richardson, TX) offers OEM drop-in replacements for Honeywell, Optek and other optoelectronic sensors, as well as custom solutions to fit specific design and sensing requirements.
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Klockner Bartelt: Push-button changeover poucher

Said to be the first horizontal poucher with push-button changeover and wash-down capability, the Fusion(TM) from Klckner Bartelt (Sarasota, FL) employs 20 multi-axis servos.
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FactoryWare: Line analysis tool

Factory Pulse(TM) is a combination of hardware and software from Factoryware (Evanston, IL) that can be used to analyze cycle time and downtime issues on packaging lines.

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