A new bag closing system from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) is a versatile combination of the A1-PB pedestal and the DS-9 sewing head. It can sew most types of bags, including paper, plastic or cloth.
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The 7S L.E. continuous ink-jet printer from Imaje (Kennesaw, GA) is a cost-effective solution for printing simple codes on products and packages. Portable, it can be plugged in to most electrical outlets and can be maneuvered to fit changing line requirements.
LeFloch's Titavib is a new type of vibrating food-handling conveyor available through the French Technology Press Office (Chicago, IL). Separate titanium trays move on top of flexible blades set in the composite base.
The Tedea-Huntleigh (Canoga Park, CA) Model 1410 single-point load cell is designed specifically to withstand centrifugal forces, mechanical noises and vibrations inherent in dynamic rotary operations, such as those in rotary filling machines.
Sato America (Sunnyvale, CA) has released the second edition of its "Bar Code Printer Selection Guide." The 48-page booklet provides data on the company's bar-code printing line and background information on bar-code printing technologies.
The new economical wraparound labeling system from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) is available with either 4" or 6" W by 10" L labeling capacity. It features a 750"/min stepper-driven labeling head mounted on a 31/4" W x 7' L chain link conveyor.
Peco Controls (San Jose, CA) has announced that its full line of electro-mechanical can stops are now available in 24-v DC models, which meet current CE specifications for low voltage equipment in wet areas.
WebMaster(TM) 350 p-s labeler from In-Line Labeling Equipment (N. Charleston, SC) uses a patent-pending process to control label feed. It has no mechanical wear components that can negatively affect registration, says the company.
The Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) Model 2177 print/apply labeler is designed for thermal-transfer or direct thermal printing. It uses a SATO Model M-8485S printer, which allows labels with dimensions up to 51/4" W.
Model 360 case packer/unpacker from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) provides an easy upgrade for packagers who are using hand labor to uncase and pack bottles on their low-speed bottling lines.
Horix (McKees Rock, PA) now offers a rotary labeler, cold or hot glue style, that places labels at speeds to 40ꯠ containers/hr. It can be tailored to accommodate body, back, neck, wraparound, shoulder and TE-style labels.
Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) will introduce its new in-line thermal transfer printer. The AutoLabel(TM) Precision(TM) offers a built-in electronics registration system that pinpoints the printing area for improved registration.