The Patriot FC-41 monobloc filler/capper from Capmatic® (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) fills and caps 3길 square containers/hr. Once the containers are closed, a sensor inspects them to ensure the cap is accurately positioned.
Willett’s (Fort Worth, TX) 370 ink-jet coder can control up to 8 printheads to work in any combination on 2 production lines. A choice of printheads means the system can print 2 lines of low-resolution text at speeds to 400’/min on nonporous substrates or 4 lines of high-resolution text, logos and bar codes at up to 1ꯠ’/min on porous surfaces.
Tharo Systems (Brunswick, OH) has introduced EasyLabel® 32, the company’s newest bar-code labeling and product-identification software. The 32-bit package features a new user interface, advanced database functions and support for ActiveX controls for greater functionality and flexibility.
The PLU-2C pallet labeler is highlighted in a 4-page color brochure from Avery Dennison Printer Systems (Philadelphia, PA). Includes components information, as well as photos and technical specifications on the machine, which prints and applies labels to 2 adjacent sides of a stationary pallet.
Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) introduces its wide-web Legitronic® 27/28 Series thermal/thermal-transfer label printers. The 27 Series incorporates a standard 203-dpi printhead that delivers high-density bar codes, text and graphics at 10”/sec.
Using radial blowers, Krones’ (Franklin, WI) new air conveyor transports plastic bottles by aiming air underneath the neck rings. The process decreases abrasive friction without blowing air directly into bottles’ mouths.