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IN-LINE Labeling Equipment: Pressure-sensitive labelers

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.
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Ink-jet system

The Jet-A-Mark IP 9100 small-character ink-jet printer from Matthews (Pittsburgh, PA) includes a new patent-pending Ink Cassette System. It's said to last three times as long as most other ink-jet cartridges, with a shelf life of eight months.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case erector/sealer

The Pro Forma 240 case erector/sealer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) automatically erects and tapes extra large cases up to 263/4" L x 22" W x 24" H at speeds to 25/min.
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Conveyor accessories

Quick Release Telescopers® from Bryant Products (Oconomowoc, WI) reduce time and physical effort necessary to slacken, then restore conveyor belt tension and tracking.
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White Cap Inc: Stainless steel capper

White Cap's (Downers Grove, IL) WC500 stainless steel capper is a flexible unit that applies twist-off caps to finishes ranging in sizes from 53 mm to 110 mm with a single set of adjustable change parts.
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Quick-change, continuous-motion carton sealer

Adco (Sanger, CA) has introduced the continuous-motion Model 15CHL carton closing machine designed for faster carton sealing with a 3' infeed that permits continuous operation.
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Nolu Plastics Inc: Sanitary conveyor

Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA) has introduced a sanitary conveyor support system with a solid-back, cavity-free stainless steel guiderail design. It uses an integral Nolu-D UHMW wear-strip to create a USDA/FDA-approved sanitary conveyor support system for food and pharmaceutical packaging.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Weber Packaging Solutions: Cylinder labeling

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has introduced the Label-Aire® Model 2020 label applicator for accurate positioning of full, overlap and partial wraps of p-s labels on cylindrical containers.
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AMBEC: Painted conveyor for cases

Ambec's (Owings Mills, MD) Lite Touch(TM) case conveyor reduces scuffing on lithograph-printed cases and cartons. It's now available in a lower-cost, painted steel version, and is suitable for dry environments or overhead mounting applications.
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Label Printers: Label Printers: Marking products

The 1997 Industrial Marking Products Catalog is now available from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO). The catalog offers traditional hand-marking products, label printers, labels and ribbons, and advanced/ automated systems such as on-line printer/ applicators and bar-code ink-jet systems.
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Granular scale

WeighPack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has introduced the Multi-TRIX scale for powders and granulars. It reads in 1-g increments with combination capabilities to self-adjust its final dump in multi-dump situations.
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Thermal-transfer imprinter

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.
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Ink-jet printer

A color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) features the Jet-A-Mark DOD*1001 ink-jet printer. The literature sheet describes the benefits of the DOD*1001, including message flexibility, modular design, rugged construction and increased production.
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Horizontal lane divider

The Brenton Eng. (Alexandria, MN) high-speed horizontal lane divider accommodates a wide variety of products at speeds to 450/min in two or more rows.
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Shrink bundling machine

Model 35SAB15 is a semi-automatic shrink bundling machine from Aline Systems (Santa Fe Springs, CA). It features digital tunnel heat controls to maintain temperatures within 2°F and conveyor belt speed control with load sensing to maintain set speed, thus ensuring consistent shrink.

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