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Filling, Capping & Sealing

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KHS USA: Roll-fed labeler

The Innoket RFL roll-fed labeler from KHS is designed for the entry-capacity range, applying labels at outputs to 12ꯠ containers/hr. Flexible labeler applies wraparound labels to plastic and glass bottles, as well as cans, and can accommodate either paper or roll-fed plastic film labels.
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Flexicon Corporation: Flexicon Corporation: Peristaltic filling systems

Flexicon America Inc.
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Flexicon Corporation: Flexicon Corporation: Aseptic liquid filling system

Flexicon America offers its compact Model FP50 mid-range tabletop liquid filling system. Machine fits between high-speed automation and manual, operator-dependent filling systems.
ARC-Diversified: Filling/capping cans with edible oils
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ARC-Diversified: Filling/capping cans with edible oils

Cans enter the Serac 16-valve rotary filler single file and then move through filling and capping at speeds to 107 4-L cans/min.
This monobloc filler/capper, dedicated to 4-L steel cans, has enabled ARC-Diversified to meet a spike in demand for its edible o
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ARC upgrades in oil and powder

This supplier to a number of U.S. government feeding programs keeps current where packaging machinery and controls technology are concerned.See video
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ARC upgrades in oil and powder (sidebar)

Upstream from the baggers
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Vibration effects on torque

This original research from an SJSU graduate student looks at the effect of vibration on the removal torque of PP and HDPE closures.
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Grote Industries puts ISU to the test

The Indiana Packaging Research and Development Center, located on campus at Indiana State University in Terre Haute, IN, was formed in 2004.
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Nova Packaging Systems: Nova Packaging Systems: Rx tube fillers

The COMADIS line of tube fillers for pharmaceutical packaging is now available from IMA Nova Packaging Systems. Capable of tool-less changeover from filling plastic to metal tubes in just 3 minutes, fillers are available in semi-automatic to fully automatic verstions.
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Zip-Pak: Zip-Pak: Zipper application

Zip-Pak has announced that UVA Pkg. is the first to launch vf/f/s technology that applies slider zippers to corner-sealed and block bottom bags. Available worldwide, the Newton 400 is capable of producing more than 6 different types of flexible packages.
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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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Reducing glove contamination

CK Safety offers its Detectaglove #CK5000 5-mil, powder-free, metal detectable vinyl glove. Product helps eliminate glove contamination, offering the wearer comfort and safety.
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Reducing glove contamination

CK Safety offers its Detectaglove #CK5000 5-mil, powder-free, metal detectable vinyl glove. Product helps eliminate glove contamination, offering the wearer comfort and safety.
Jerry Butler
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Mechatronics looms large

Jerry Butler, production manager at food manufacturer ARC-diversified of Cookeville, TN, says a new skill set is required to deal effectively with today’s packaging machinery.
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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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