The Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) Model FCC3-12H filling and capping system is now equipped with a checkweighing system. Designed for use in pharmaceutical, biological and diagnostic applications, this system reaches speeds to 35 vials/min, or 60/min without checkweighing.
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The Vertek from WeighPack Systems/Paxiom (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a vertical form/fill/seal system designed to package products weighing up to 25 lb into bags at speeds up to 60/min, depending on product.
U.S. Bottlers Machinery (Charlotte, NC) has introduced a 14"-pitch-dia rotary capper. Designed for smaller containers such as those used in pharmaceutical, food and chemical applications, it can reach speeds to 250 bottles/min.
Manufacturer CMS Gilbreth (Bensalem, PA) says installing new timing screws on the TRA line of TE banding equipment can increase throughput by 25%. CMS' tests indicate that 50 to 100 more containers/min can be banded when the new plastic screws are added, depending on lid or cap size.
Weber Marking's (Arlington Heights, IL) complete line of label and printing equipment and supplies are featured in its 1998 catalog. The 28 pages cover a variety of marking and labeling methods, from hand stampers and stencils to fully integrated print/apply labeling systems.
All-Fill (Exton, PA) has released a brochure on its Quantum II Model B-250 auger filler. An introduction to the machine followed by a 17-item bulleted list of features and benefits completes one side of this two-side brochure.