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Portola Packaging, Inc: Portola Packaging, Inc: Loader/unloader

Portola's (San Jose, CA) CapSnap® RoboLoader(TM) uses ABB Flexible Automation robot technology to load and unload 5-gal refillable water bottles to and from racks, crates and pallets at speeds to 2겨 bottles/hr.
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Hartness International: Pressureless conveyor

The Dynac 6000 conveyor from Hartness (Greenville, SC) uses an expandable, spiraling loop to continuously move packages in a single-file line and match upstream and downstream equipment.
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The Odman Corp.: Dunnage paper dispenser

The Odman Corp. (Aurora, IL) has introduced a portable, yet heavy-duty dunnage paper dispenser. Called the Pull 'N' Pak, it has an overhead roll suspension that frees up space on, behind and under the packing table or conveyor.
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ARPAC LLC: Wraparound packer

Arpac's (Schiller Park, IL) DPM 1000 H automatic case and tray packer packs 2-L, 3.6-L and 5-L round liquid containers in wraparound cases with RSC, POL and FOL flaps.
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Advanced Detection: Digital metal detectors

Advanced Detection Systems' (Milwaukee, WI) catalog sheet details its Series 1200 metal detectors. They detect both ferrous and nonferrous metal contaminants and are now more user-friendly, says the company.
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Eriez Magnetics: Monitoring software

Eriez Magnetics' (Erie, PA) software program adds remote access and real-time diagnostic functions to its line of E-Z Tec® Metal Detectors. The software, MPCTerm, can be applied in any processing application that uses E-Z Tec Microprocessor Controlled metal detectors, such as food, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, plastics, wood, pulp and paper.
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Hapman Conveyors: Conveyor catalog

Hapman Conveyors (Kalamazoo, MI) has introduced a new line of product literature featuring the co.'s conveyors and bag unloaders. The 6-page catalog includes photos, diagrams and features of the machinery.
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FANUC Robotics: FANUC Robotics: Feeder and robot

FANUC's (Rochester Hills, MI) 6-axis LR Mate 200i robot with vision and radial tracking has been integrated into Hoppmann's FW 4500 series of flexible feeder work cells.
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Loma Systems: X-ray inspection system

The Axis inspection system from Loma (Carol Stream, IL) detects metal, glass, stone, bone, plastic, rubber, ceramic and other dense contaminants in packages without being affected by aluminum or metallized packaging materials.
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Dimension Industries, LLC: Cartoner

The Dimension Industries Div. (Maple Grove, MN) of Douglas introduces its Dimension Model 675 Servo-Smart® top-load cartoner, which packs 100 pouches/min.
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Meto, Inc: Print/apply system

The on-demand On-Line Series automatic print-and-apply labeling system from Meto (Morris Plains, NJ) incorporates a thermal printer with tamp-on, blow-on or roll-on application methods.
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FANUC Robotics: Vision system

The PC-based Vision Integrator Package (VIP) from Fanuc (Rochester Hills, MI) supplies all the parts for an integrator to assemble a custom robotic vision system.
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Tetra Pak: Gabletop carton filler

The TR/18 ESL system from Tetra Rex (Buffalo Grove, IL) features a 3-point sterilization system, a sterile air system, aseptic diaphragm valves and automatic cleaning to provide a clean-room environment for filling gabletop cartons with dairy and juice products at speeds to 235/min.
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Wepackit, Inc: Case packer

Wepackit's (Orangeville, Ontario, Canada) MPE300 case packer operates at 20 cases/min in loading 1-oz to 21/2-gal bottles or tubs into corrugated or dairy cases.
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Advanced Detection: Metal detector

Advanced Detection's (Milwaukee, WI) Defender 40 metal detector uses a 40-bit digital signal processor for fast data processing. The unit is controlled via touchpad, offers 2 levels of password security and has a modular electronic design that eases routine service.

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