Labeltronix (Orange, CA) introduces an on-demand label printer called VP2020. Digital color printer is priced under $7ꯠ and prints in 600 dpi at a speed varying from 1 to 5 sec with an output to 50 6”x3” full-color labels/min.
DVT (Norcross, GA) has introduced the Legend 520 SmartImage Sensor machine vision system, priced at $3괇. It is based on new and affordable imaging technology that runs at a lower voltage and requires fewer parts than comparable vision systems.
Thermo Ramsey (Minneapolis, MN) has released the AC9000 Rx pharmaceutical checkweigher designed to meet FDA standards. System can weigh down to a 2-g package, with accuracies of ± 50 mg, at speeds to 300 packages/min.
Schneider Packaging Equipment (Brewerton, NY) offers the MP-20 multipacker/bundler for single aseptic cartons. Single aseptic cartons are transferred onto the multipacker feed conveyor and divided into balanced lanes.
Klöckner (Clearwater, FL) offers a vertical pouch packager equipped with a tablet feeder. Machine is capable of packaging tablets in a foil pouch as well as liquids, creams, powders, granules, tissues, and other healthcare products.
The second, downstream system from Cognex checks the cartoned pizza's two end flaps for seal integrity, as seen in this overhead view. This setup features below-conveyor backlighting. Monitor shows each pizza carton image as it is analyzed by measuring it across three segments to within 1/8"" accuracy.
Shuttleworth (Huntington, IN) has created a full-color brochure describing its Slip-Torque conveyors for packaging operations. Available in either print or electronic PDF format, brochure illustrates how the company’s conveyors can accommodate diverse packaging applications.