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All-Fill Inc: Filler/weigher

All-Fill's (Exton, PA) Model SHA-400 automatic filling and Checkstar checkweighing system uses Cerebus III controls and an exclusive transfer design between filler and weigher to smoothly move containers onto the weighing platform for accurate measurement and minimal spillage.
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Simulation software

Systems Modeling (Sewickley, PA) has just released HiSpeed$im(TM), simulation software developed specifically for simulating high-speed packaging applications.
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Clamco Corporation: Wrappers brochure

A four-page brochure on Clamco's (Cleveland, OH) 1700 Series of horizontal f/f/s shrink wrappers is now available. The brochure covers the series' standard features, touchscreen controls, and highlights individual models 17-80S, 17-80, 17-120S and 17-120.
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Cintex of America, Inc: X-ray inspection

InSight X-Ray Inspection from Cintex (Kenosha, WI) can detect contaminants such as metal, glass, stone, plastic or rubber inside most types of packages at line speeds of 300'/min.
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All-Fill Inc: Rotary filling machines

A new six-page brochure describes All-Fill's (Exton, PA) 12-, 18- and 24-station rotary filling machines, models R121, R242 and R181, respectively.
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Mathews Conveyor: Flat-top sliding shoe sorter

Mathews Conveyor's (Boston, MA) Sliding Shoe Sorter has a unique flat-top feature to allow sorting of odd-shaped items on a conveyor. Sorts at speeds up to 540'/min and can sort as many as 230 cases or cartons/min, based on a box length of 18".
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ARPAC LLC: Tray packer/wrapper

Designed for the food, beverage and HBA industries, the Tray Star(TM) 60RC is a tray erecting, packing and shrink wrapping system from Arpac (Schiller Park, IL).
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Diagraph, An ITW Company: Label printer/applicator

Diagraph's (St. Louis, MO) PA/150 Zebra 170PAX Series label printer/applicator system is designed for on-line printing and applying of direct-thermal/thermal-transfer labels in continuous-duty demanding industrial environments.
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Label Printers: Printer/applicator

Impact Automation (Lewisville, TX) has introduced the PA450 Series of printer/applicators. Robotic articulating arm can place single or multiple labels anywhere within a flat plane on the product or package, in varying orentations.
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Triangle Package Machinery Co.: PC-based f/f/s controller

Triangle Package Machinery's (Chicago, IL) Selectech 32 is a PC-based control for the supplier's vf/f/s machine as well as the attached scale.
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Palletizing robot

Rodico (Upper Saddle River, NJ) now offers PEWO-form Pallet, a compact 4-axis robotic palletizer. Its modular construction allows different functions to be combined.
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Polyfoam Packers Corp.: Fish shipper

Specifically designed for overnight transport of fish fillets and seafood, Polyfoam Packers (Wheeling, IL) has introduced the Fish Shipper. Constructed of expanded polystyrene, the container measures 151/2" x 93/4" x 4" inside and 17" x 113/8" x 55/8" outside, with a 3/4" wall.
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Graphic Packaging Intl.: Rotary collating system

The Series 40 rotary collator from Minnesota Automation (Crosby, MN) can collate up to eight different products. Optional title, divider or packet feeders are available.
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MarCode, Inc: Ink-jet system

The flexible InkLine high-definition printing system from MarCode (Golden Valley, MN) is capable of handling up to 16 printheads per control console.
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Industrial Dynamics/filtec: Empty bottle inspector

Industrial Dynamics (Torrance, CA) has introduced the Filtec Omnivision 700 All Surface Empty Bottle Inspector (ASEBI). Its modular design makes it suitable for small- to medium-sized bottling facilities.

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