Machinery

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Key International: F/f/s blister packer

Ten models in the Ministar series of blister packaging equipment from Key Intl. (Englishtown, NJ) run at speeds to 40 cycles/min to produce PVC, PVDC, PET or aluminum blister packs.
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Lachenmeier Inc: Lachenmeier Inc: Hood stretch wrapper

The KL Mega Stretch machine from KL Lachenmeier, represented in the U.S. by Global Marketing Management Group (Charlotte, NC), opens and stretches the film hood by 60% to 100% as it applies the hood to the load.
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Hartness International: Pick-and-place case packer

The GlobalPak™ continuous-motion case packer from Hartness (Greenville, SC) packs or unpacks containers in corrugated trays, RSC cases, tab-lock cases or plastic crates at speeds to 65 containers/min.
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Solus Industrial Innovations: Solus Industrial Innovations: Urethane covered rollers

Designed by Solus Industrial Innovations, formerly Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA), urethane-covered steel rollers are said to reduce friction and abrasion to protect heavy-weight architectural components, consumer product equipment, furniture, or other components with decorative finished surfaces, from conveyor handling damage.
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Poly-Clip System Corp.: Labeling system

Poly-Clip’s (Mundelein, IL) ES 5000 labeling system complements a double-clipping machine used for sealing the casing of products like sausage and turkeys.
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Belvac Production Machinery, Inc: Container decorator

The servo-driven HT Series™ of thermal-transfer labelers from Belvac (Lynchburg, VA) can simultaneously apply 3 labels to 1 container’s front, back and neck.
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Warner Electric, Altra Industrial Motion: Clutches and brakes

Warner Electric’s (South Beloit, IL) Euroline electromagnetic clutches and brakes are metric-sized to accommodate European-made equipment. Available in dias from 54 mm to 290 mm.
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National Adhesives: Help line

National Starch and Chemical (Bridgewater, NJ) has created an 800 number (800/458-1136) to give plant personnel ideas and options when bringing a new case or carton sealer on line.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Partition inserter

The automatic Model 70 partition opener/inserter from A-B-C (Tarpon Springs, FL) operates at speeds to 35 cases/min, inserting 6-, 12-, 24- or 48-celled chipboard partitions into RSC, HSC and tablock-style cases.
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Squid Ink: Ink jet fluids

Squid Ink’s (Spring Lake Park, MN) catalog details its line of ink jet fluids and printing systems. Includes information on HR70, a hi-resolution ink used to print small characters, logos and bar codes.
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Collet system on overcapper

Quick Disconnect Collet System on overcapper from Haumiller (Elgin, IL) is designed to reduce parts changeover time by 90%. No tools needed. Said to be user-friendly, system allows customers to change different size and shape cap tooling easily and quickly.
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System brochure

AGR Intl.’s (Butler, PA) new brochure describes its Integrated ID System, the latest addition to its line of inspection and verification devices for the pharmaceutical industry.
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Programmable printing

$vF$?LMarking Systems’ (Downers Grove, IL) thermal-transfer printers are suitable for printing variable information on demand. The J27i2’s compact print unit and separate controller allow mounting on labeling and packaging machinery where space is limited.
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Econocorp Inc: Cartoner

The ECM Series cartoner, developed by Econocorp (Randolph, MA), is a horizontal continuous-motion machine capable of handling glue- or tuck-style cartons from 2”x¾”x5” to 8”x3”x12”.
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Cap unscrambler

Operating at speeds to 1ꯠ caps/min, Eckel & Sohn’s (Gau-Oderheim, Germany) Model C-2000 cap unscrambler is suitable for both regular 28-mm beverage caps and sports caps.

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