Machinery

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Ashworth Bros., Inc: Conveyor for food contact

Conveyor for food contactThe EZ Clean 2000 plastic conveyor belt from Ashworth (Winchester, VA) meets HACCP standards and is strong enough to withstand the impact of direct meat chopping and operations.
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Loveshaw, An ITW Company: Case taper

The Little David® Legend Series™ Uniform Case Sealer from Loveshaw (South Canaan, PA) tapes the top and bottom of cases. This semi-automatic unit tapes cases ranging from 2” to 24” in height, 4½” to 22” in width and 3” to infinite lengths.
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Capmatic Ltd.: Cappers and crimpers

Capmatic (Montreal-Nord, Quebec, Canada) offers a brochure describing the Jolly series, a multifaceted line of cappers and crimpers. The Jolly series is easily integrated with other Capmatic filling systems and can cap products with standard or unusually shaped caps or bottles at speeds to 60 bpm.
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Nordson Corporation: Adhesive pattern controller

Nordson’s (Duluth, GA) Tempus™ pattern-control system regulates adhesive application in case erection, case sealing, tray making and pallet stabilization operations.
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Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Weigher/cartoner for pasta

Integrating its Selectacom combination scale with its ProLine vertical cartoner, Triangle (Chicago, IL) has created a line that weighs and packages 8 oz to 32 oz of pasta at speeds to 160 cartons/min.
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Gold Cup, a div. of the Frain Group: Rotary cup filler

Operating at speeds to 50 containers/min, Gold Cup’s (Addison, IL) rotary cup filler offers fill heads for low-viscosity liquid, slurry or dry, free-flowing products.
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Cermex Inc: Shrink wrapper

In a typical application, the TA 800 shrink wrapper from Cermex (Norcross, GA) is using 2 lanes to stretch band six 330-mL bottles of shampoo at speeds to 216 bottles/min.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Bag turner for palletizers

A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) now offers for its bag palletizers a device that lies flush with conveyor rollers, then pops up underneath heavy, industrial, bagged products to lift and turn them 90°, 180° or 270°.
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Mateer Burt (Pneumatic Scale): Wraparound labeler

Operating at speeds to 800 containers/min, the Burt Mark V model 408 horizontal wraparound labeler from Mateer Burt (Exton, PA) applies full-wrap labels to round containers made of glass, metal or fiber.
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Keyence Corp. of America: Machine vision system

The CV-301 machine vision system from Keyence (Woodcliff Lake, NJ) detects true RGB color after the desired color is calibrated using a hand-held controller.
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PneumaticScaleAngelus: Small container capper

Capping containers as small as 1” in dia or width, the MTC capper from Pneumatic Scale (Cuyahoga Falls, OH) uses magnetic torque control, eliminating moving parts that wear or possibly scuff containers.
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Kerr Group Inc: Kerr Group Inc: Checkweigher

Goring Kerr (Westmont, IL) has released a brochure describing its D900 checkweigher. Machine incorporates a 32-bit processor system and integral PC micro-controller to handle all weighing, control and reject functions at line speeds to 700 packages/min.
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ARPAC LLC: Tray packer for PET bottles

Operating at speeds to 350 bottles/min, Arpac’s (Schiller Park, IL) Tray Star 25® intermittent-motion tray packer loads ½-L, 1-L and 1 ½-L PET bottles into corrugated trays in either a 4- or 6-across pattern.
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Krones, Inc: Sterile bottle filler

Krones’ (Franklin, WI) PET-Asept system is suitable for bottling either microbiologically sensitive beverages in an aseptic mode or beverages like carbonated soft drinks in a nonaseptic mode.
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Monarch Marking Systems: Promotional labeler

Two new hand-held promotional labelers from Monarch Marking (Miamisburg, OH) are ideal for distributors, wholesalers and retailers. Durable units are made of ABS and come with a 1-year warranty.

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