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Nolu Plastics Inc: Sanitary conveyor

Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA) has introduced a sanitary conveyor support system with a solid-back, cavity-free stainless steel guiderail design. It uses an integral Nolu-D UHMW wear-strip to create a USDA/FDA-approved sanitary conveyor support system for food and pharmaceutical packaging.
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Weber Packaging Solutions: Weber Packaging Solutions: Cylinder labeling

Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has introduced the Label-Aire® Model 2020 label applicator for accurate positioning of full, overlap and partial wraps of p-s labels on cylindrical containers.
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AMBEC: Painted conveyor for cases

Ambec's (Owings Mills, MD) Lite Touch(TM) case conveyor reduces scuffing on lithograph-printed cases and cartons. It's now available in a lower-cost, painted steel version, and is suitable for dry environments or overhead mounting applications.
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Label Printers: Label Printers: Marking products

The 1997 Industrial Marking Products Catalog is now available from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO). The catalog offers traditional hand-marking products, label printers, labels and ribbons, and advanced/ automated systems such as on-line printer/ applicators and bar-code ink-jet systems.
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Granular scale

WeighPack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has introduced the Multi-TRIX scale for powders and granulars. It reads in 1-g increments with combination capabilities to self-adjust its final dump in multi-dump situations.
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Hapman Conveyors: Portable base conveyor

Hapman Conveyors (Kalamazoo, MI) has introduced a USDA-3A-Dairy approved portable base helix conveyor designed specifically for the dairy and pharmaceutical industries.
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Pressure-less case conveyor

The Magneroll(TM) pressure-less case conveyor from Gebo (Bradenton, FL) transports cases, trays and boxes at speeds to 400'/min. It uses a newly developed roller technology with adjustable magnets to control torque.
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Coding diverter

Travtec's patented Base Coding Diverter II from Certified Machinery (Lawrenceville, NJ) is specifically designed for use with ink-jet printers, labelers and verification equipment, where access to the base of a container is required while the container is being carried along a conveyor.
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Case palletizer

Alvey's (St. Louis, MO) 680 Series low-speed case palletizer is designed to automate smaller plants or simplify operations at larger ones. With 16 standard configurations, it offers more layout flexibility and smaller space requirements than similar systems, says the company.
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Markem-Imaje: Small-character coder

Model 9064 small-character ink-jet coder from Markem (Keene, NH) is suitable for high-speed lines. It offers a small footprint and is especially suitable for food industry applications.
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Oden Corporation: Net weight liquid filling

The NET/MASS net weight liquid filling system from Oden (Buffalo, NY) is designed for the versatile filling of products that change in viscosity or density over the filling run.
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Horizontal lane divider

The Brenton Eng. (Alexandria, MN) high-speed horizontal lane divider accommodates a wide variety of products at speeds to 450/min in two or more rows.
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Shrink bundling machine

Model 35SAB15 is a semi-automatic shrink bundling machine from Aline Systems (Santa Fe Springs, CA). It features digital tunnel heat controls to maintain temperatures within 2°F and conveyor belt speed control with load sensing to maintain set speed, thus ensuring consistent shrink.
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Servo-driven cartoner

The Formula 2000 Series IMC/SM is a new intermittent-motion cartoner from Klockner Bartelt Medipak (Sarasota, FL) designed with low maintenance and easy changeover in mind.
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Data sheets

A series of eight data sheets is available from S.V. Dice Designers (Walnut, CA). Four data sheets cover the company's case packers, two discuss case erectors and another two describe case sealers.

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