Ramsey/Icore (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the MetalScout IIe "VF" metal detection system. Designed for applications with limited space, the compact unit can be installed between a combination scale and bagger in vf/f/s applications.
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The 2620 label printer/applicator from Willett Labeljet (Ft. Worth, TX) is designed as an economical, versatile system. Available in right- and left-handed versions, for tamp or air-jet label application, the 2620 can print up to 12"/sec and up to 6.6" W.
The 460Mi Micro Coder from Willett (Ft. Worth, TX) can print a high-resolution code as small as 0.8 mm in single line mode. This continuous ink-jet printer is suitable for coding on pharmaceutical, cosmetics and medical device products.
Imaging Technology's (Bedford, MA) newest machine vision system inspects at speeds over 20ꯠ parts/min, without use of a processor. The Prophecy 550 system incorporates Intel MMX technology, Sherlock 32 software and the company's IC-PCI frame grabber for an easy-to-use and configure system, says the company.
For use in the high-volume printing and publishing industries, Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) has introduced the 90° Powered Conveyor. It's said to make efficient use of limited space and to be compatible with high-speed Arpac shrink bundlers.
Roberts Systems (Charlotte, NC) has released a six-page brochure titled "The Total On-Demand Cartoning System." Described within is the Servostar intermittent- motion cartoner and the different types of packaging applications it handles.
A spec sheet from S & R Industries (Olyphant, PA) describes the Model SR4000T automatic random p-s tape case sealer. Machine specifications such as power and air requirements, production rate, case dimensions and machine weight are listed, along with available options and features.
Systech (Cranbury, NJ) has introduced TIPS® Sentri, an entry-level machine vision system that performs imaging and analysis of packaging. Supports applications for measurement, positioning, assembly, character and code verification, product and print quality, and identification.
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.
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.