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High speed pick and place
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High speed pick and place

Staubli Robotics demonstrates the TP80 fast Picker, an ultrafast four-axis configuration of high-speed robot for standard pick & place applications.
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Filler capper is transparently better
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Filler capper is transparently better

Revolution FC filler capper offers open design,reduced changeover, faster cleanup, reduced water consumption and reduced tooling costs.
Compensate for facility noise, vibration when precision weighing
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Compensate for facility noise, vibration when precision weighing

High speed packaging creates a lot of noise and vibration, which can affect precision weighing. OCS Checkweighers demonstrates a method to compensate for that noise.
Controls Product Brief
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Omega Engineering: Pressure sensor

The PX51-USBH pressure sensor is the latest in Omega’s high speed USB output transducer family.
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Cartoner for long goods
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Cartoner for long goods

Horizontal cartoner uses two scales to feed spaghetti and other long goods into article buckets and subsequently into cartons. Integrate pusher heads in the infeed article bucket ensure smooth transfer of product to carton.
Versatile, small-footprint case packer
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Versatile, small-footprint case packer

The Somic 424 wraparound case packer, which relies on servo controls from Schneider Electric to deliver remarkable versatility in a very small footprint, uses a vacuum belt to maintain tight control of cases as they move through.
Affordable, collaborative robotics? Meet Baxter
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Affordable, collaborative robotics? Meet Baxter

Paired with a Rollbag R1275 semi-automatic bagger from PAC, Rethink Robotics' Baxter robot brings the price of robotic packaging to under $50,000.
Environmentally sound compressor
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Environmentally sound compressor

Gardner Denver demonstrates its EnviroAire water-flooded rotary screw oil free compressor. The machine is ISO class 0, and silicon free, which can be key depending on the application.
Smart phone-style controls deliver simplicity, reliability
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Smart phone-style controls deliver simplicity, reliability

The new Spectra 30 control system from Nordson simplifies set-up and operation in hot melt adhesive application. Real-time, on-screen system status and adjustment deliver quick, easy control and product changeover.
Ventilation for wrapped pallets
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Ventilation for wrapped pallets

The Flexi-Rope option on the Muller Octopus stretch wrapper is a patented new feature that brings ventilation to pallet loads of hot-filled products, for example, that often need air circulation for a period of time after they've been palletized and wrapped.
Anti-vibration technology
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Anti-vibration technology

The Bosch-Rexroth anti-vibration technology, demonstrated on a two-axis delta style robot, makes it possible to increase packaging machinery speed by 33%.
Robotic top load case packer
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Robotic top load case packer

The RTLM (Robotic Top Loader) from Pearson Packaging Systems features a User Centric Design (UCD) that makes changeover, setup, and troubleshooting much easier and faster.
Pacing conveyor is flexible and fast
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Pacing conveyor is flexible and fast

Dorner Manufacturing has partnered with Yaskawa to develop the Smart Pace conveyor, which allows packagers to determine the space between packages' measurement that can be changed on-the-fly.
Sequence products for a mixed load to be built on stretch wrapper
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Sequence products for a mixed load to be built on stretch wrapper

Intelligrated's mixed-load order fulfillment system sequences products to be built, by robot, on a stretch wrapper. The system cubes out the load to determine what the order will need to look like, and the robot then sequences the order as necessary.
Mix & match panels, PCs
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Mix & match panels, PCs

The new automation panel 900 series from B&R ranges from 12" to 24" and uses both resistive, single-touch and capacitive multi-touch technology. For a lower barrier to entry and price point, the PC 2100 series is compact and can match with any panel.

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