The FlexPrint inline printer from Bell-Mark (Pine Brook, NJ) prints text and bar codes on Tyvek, paper and plastic film webs on hf/f/s machinery. Running at 35 cycles/min, the servo-driven machine uses 1 cylinder for all message sizes and features ?-gal disposable ink cartridges.
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Multifeeder’s (White Bear Lake, MN) feeding and gluing system uses a friction feeder to dispense flat products onto a conveyer. The next station applies a glue pattern to that product, and a second feeder places another product on top of the first.
Universal Labeling Systems (St. Petersburg, FL) has released a tri-fold brochure that details the company’s complete line of p-s labeling equipment. The catalog-style brochure includes descriptions of semi-automatic and automatic labeling machines, as well as print-and-apply units.
Using a 300 dpi thermal-transfer printer, the Model 2998 intermittent-motion corner wrap printer/applicator from LSI (Oakland, NJ) prints on any size p-s labels before tamping them onto leading or trailing sides of folding cartons at speeds to 30/min.
Fasback’s (Monterey, CA) semi-automatic Little Boxer™ Workstation uses hot melt adhesive to seal up to 10 boxes/min. The portable machine can also erect boxes and is suitable for use with coated or uncoated RSC and HSC corrugated cases.
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.