Motoman's (West Carrollton, OH) lightweight, low-cost SV3 robot can be used for small-parts handling and packaging applications. The articulated six-axis robot features a 3-kg (6.6-lb) payload capacity, a reach of 677 mm (26.6") and a repeatability rate of ±0.03 mm (±0.001").
Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) has introduced the Stacked Masterpack System, which takes products individually packaged in Autobags and places them in larger bags in groups of 25, 50 or 75.
The 417HS continuous high-speed case erector/bottom sealer from S.V. Dice (Walnut, CA) is engineered to run up to 60 cases/min. Its compact design allows integration into new or existing lines where floor space is scarce.
The Quadrus(TM) 2D code reader from Microscan Systems (Renton, WA) reads 2D bar-code symbologies at rates to 300 labels/min on most media types. Suitable for tracking and verification in automated packaging systems, it can be mounted on conveyor lines or included as a component within equipment.
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.
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.