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Coleman confirms tags on-line

The Coleman Company uses an inline system with sensors, antenna portal, and a ‘smart’ reader equipped with a special input/output device to confirm tag viability.
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Automated Packaging Systems: Bagging system counter

New from Automated Packaging Systems are the Autobag Accu-Count® 100 and 200 High Speed Counters, automatic infeed systems that count and batch at speeds to 2귔 packages/hr.
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OK International: Case erector/bottom sealer

The OK Duraformer 1 from O/K International is a PLC-controlled, fully automatic case erector and integral bottom sealer. Erects RSC or HSC corrugated cases, bottom seals, and delivers them to conveyor at speeds to 10 cases/min.
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Flexicon Corporation: Flexicon Corporation: Weigh batching system

A new Flexicon Weigh Batching System designed for mezzanines and other low-headroom areas uses Low Profile Flexible Screw Conveyors configured with motor drives at the inlet end of the conveyor, reducing height and width requirements at the discharge end.
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Pro Pack Group: Shrink Tunnels

Pro Pack introduces new line of heat tunnels with prices starting under $3000.00STANDARD FEATURESFully re-circulating air chamber4 directional air flowState-of-the-art AC variable speed driveAutomatic tunnel cool down with shut offThermal overload protection on all motorsAdjustable air velocity controlChromed conveyor rollers and shaft (no rust)Solid state digital temperature controlLive roller rod conveyorSealed bearings on drive and idler shaftsLocking casters w/leveling screwsOPTIONAL FEATURESDead rollers "polyethylene"Teflon mesh beltHigh density rollersNon-standard voltageCustom paintSpare parts kits
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Fully Automatic L-Bar Sealer

Dual belt conveyor for efficient product transferAutomatic film advance for continuous wrapping"Tail" film advance capabilityFilm perforators includedEnhanced safety systemsDual photocells for either horizontal or vertical product sensingEasy product set-up and change-overEasy adjustment for product heightsTeflon sprayed aluminum hot knife sealing"TEARSTRIP" adaptable Separate control for vertical and horizontal seats Manual sealing optionSeal timer controlCompressed air operationMotorized film scrap rewind with electronic tension controlErgonomic control panelFilm advance by chains for secure continuous operationEasy center folded film load with automatic unrollWheel mounted for easy transportWorks with any centerfold film (PVC, PE, PPL, PO, OPP, etc)
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HealthStar, Inc: HealthStar Purefil™ Filling Equipment

HEALTHSTAR PUREFIL?
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HealthStar, Inc: In-line pressure-sensitive labeler

The new HealthStar FlexStar?
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Clabber Girl Corp.: Wraparound case packing of pails
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Clabber Girl Corp.: Wraparound case packing of pails

At the case packer, supplied by TAD Packaging Machinery, Pails of powdered mixes are collated into groups of six that are cross-pushed onto the 29# ECT corrugated blank. After the cases are glue sealed, they are discharged to the takeaway conveyor.
Seven servo drives help coordinate this complex motion.
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Servos and robotics solve pouch-packing challenge

Stand-up pouches in three different sizes are automatically case packed at speeds to 90/min by this 12-axis, servo-controlled, robotic case packing system.
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Filling and retorting (sidebar)

Upstream from the robotic case packing and palletizing operation at Fresenius, pouches are filled and sent through a retort operation. As might be expected, the systems involved are every bit as sophisticated as those responsible for secondary packaging.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Anti-static depalletizer

A-B-C Packaging offers an anti-static container discharge for the co.’s Model 108 bulk depalletizer. Has features that dissipate built-up electrostatic charge and prevent static electricity from causing production line delays in container handling and single-filing when running lightweight plastic containers.
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Flo-Onics: Ultrasonic density sensor

Flo-Onics Systems offers its Dry Product Ultrasonic Sensor Series DS that allows for accurate measuring of product at the auger base before it’s dispensed to the package, carton, or cup.
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MGS Machine Corp.: High-capacity loader

MGS has introduced the ECP (Extended Capacity Pre-feeder), a labor-saving automatic loader that extends the magazine capacity for packaging materials such as folded literature, outserts, blisters, and nested trays.
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HealthStar, Inc: HealthStar Purefil™ Piston Filler

Machine Specifications:Speed: dependant upon applicationElectrical: 110 VACApprox. Dimensions: conveyor built to suit Machine Features:* Ask about our line integration capabilities * Bottle counter is standard on the machine * Bottom up filling or non diving option is controlled on the electrical panel * Capable of filling from high viscosity (similar to mayonnaise or hair gel) to watery products * Capable of having from 2 to 16 nozzles depending upon product * Completely automatic production speeds of up to 150 bottles per minute depending on products * Fill volume from 100 cc to gallons with special adaptations * Heavy-Duty castors for machine portability * Heavy-duty one piece stainless steel frame * Stainless steel conveyors * Stainless steel product contact parts * Trouble free machines with warranty * Various sizes and models of overflow filling nozzles can be purchased
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