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Lock Inspection Systems: Metal detector

New from Lock Inspection Systems is the MET 30+ hf, a high-frequency metal detector offering 30% higher sensitivity than standard detectors. Designed primarily for snack food and bakery industries, unit inspects dry foods at 875Khz using a single high-frequency, crystal-controlled oscillator.
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A.P. Dataweigh Systems: Stainless-steel checkweigher

Now available from A.P. Dataweigh is the SR1 Series of stainless-steel checkweighers. Designed with complete open architecture for local serviceability and spare part purchases, machines run at speeds to 200 products/min. Features new In-Motion roller design and 1” rollers, various belt styles, 60-second calibration, and software-based controls. Said to repeats at ± 1g accuracy, or ± 2g for simpler applications.
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Loma Systems: X-ray inspection for small-profile products

Loma Systems has released a new entry-level X-ray inspection unit suited for smaller products measuring a maximum of 8”Wx3”H. Packagers can enter the market at 50% price of traditional X-ray units.
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PACK EXPO Video: 2100 A Arm stretchwrapper

PACK EXPO : Cousins introduced its 2100 Series A Arm stretchwrapper at Pack Expo International 2004. See video clip of this machine
The CPU used in the PAC that controls the pressure-sensitive labeling system.
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Single controller governs vision; motion and logic

A tightly integrated controls package on this pressure-sensitive labeling system brings automation plus a 50% increase in throughput.
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PACK EXPO Video: V5100 vf/f/s baling system

PACK EXPO : Taylor Products showed its V5100 vf/f/s baling system at its booth at Pack Expo International 2004 this week in Chicago. See video clip of this machine
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FDA's seven anti-counterfeiting recommendations

The battle against counterfeit drugs rages on throughout the pharmaceutical distribution chain.
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PACK EXPO Video: Vision-guided robot stacking system

PACK EXPO : Blueprint Automation showed its vision-guided robot system at Pack Expo International 2004. See video clip of this machine
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PACK EXPO Video: Protag neck tag applicator

PACK EXPO : RayPress showed its Protag neck tag applicator at its booth at Pack Expo International 2004 in Chicago this week. See video clip of this machine
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PACK EXPO Video: Accu-Count high accuracy counter

PACK EXPO : Automated Packaging Systems offers its Accu-Count high accuracy counters at its booth, S-2206, at Pack Expo International 2004. See video clip of this machine
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Cintex Sentry VF variable frequency metal detector

PACK EXPO : Loma Systems is showing its Cintex brand Sentry VF variable frequency metal detector at its booth, S-334, at Pack Expo International 2004.
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PACK EXPO Video: IMFS 1500 intermittent motion filler/sealer

PACK EXPO : Robert's Packaging is showing its IMFS 1500 intermittent motion fill/seal packager at its booth, S-444, at Pack Expo International 2004. See video clip of this machine
RoboBar in action.
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PACK EXPO Video: RoboBar robotic bartender

PACK EXPO : Motoman is introducing its RoboBar robotic bartender to acclaim of happy customers at its booth, S-1495, at Pack Expo International 2004. See video clip of this machine
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PACK EXPO Video: ER60 high-speed case packing robot

PACK EXPO : Cermex is showing its ER60 high-speed case packing robot at its Pack Expo 2004 booth, S-2448. See video clip of this machine
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PACK EXPO Video: Accutower dynamic buffer system

PACK EXPO : Krones is introducing the Accutower dynamic buffering system at Pack Expo 2004 in its booth, S-2466. See video clip of this machine

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