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.
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.
O. Berk (Union, NJ) can now supply blue and green colored glass containers for applications that require a more upscale shelf appearance such as the cosmetics, health and beauty, vitamin and healthcare markets.
A six-page color brochure on Slidell's (Owatonna, MN) SDP Series 2000 automatic bag palletizer is available. Installation, operation and maintenance of the SDP 2010 and 2020 upgradeable palletizers and the 2030 high speed palletizer are covered.
The K2500 portable bar-code printer from Kroy (Scottsdale, AZ) weighs only 4 lb, and can be easily mounted on terminals or forklifts. It's capable of scanning one type of bar-code symbology, translating it, and printing it in another type of symbology.
Magnetic twist conveyors provide absolute can control when laying down or uprighting filled or empty cans for coding, labeling or other downstream functions, says manufacturer Walker Magnetics (Worcester, MA).
The Easy Rol (Scituate, MA) conveyor system is a 100% zero-pressure roller accumulating conveyor that uses all of the conveying top surface. The modular system is available in sizes from 6" to 60" W, in 5' to 10' L.
SecuriSeal(TM) from National Packaging Services (Ridgefield, NJ) is a tamper-evident tape intended to counteract theft. The tape is designed so that if slit, no other tape can adhere to it because of its non-stick surface.
Key Technology (Walla Walla, WA) will show its expanded line of Iso-Flo® vibratory conveyors at the show. An improved pivot gate design and new PC-based modular conveyor systems provide easy integration with CPU control systems.