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.
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The Tedea-Huntleigh (Canoga Park, CA) Model 1410 single-point load cell is designed specifically to withstand centrifugal forces, mechanical noises and vibrations inherent in dynamic rotary operations, such as those in rotary filling machines.
Sato America (Sunnyvale, CA) has released the second edition of its "Bar Code Printer Selection Guide." The 48-page booklet provides data on the company's bar-code printing line and background information on bar-code printing technologies.
The new economical wraparound labeling system from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) is available with either 4" or 6" W by 10" L labeling capacity. It features a 750"/min stepper-driven labeling head mounted on a 31/4" W x 7' L chain link conveyor.
Peco Controls (San Jose, CA) has announced that its full line of electro-mechanical can stops are now available in 24-v DC models, which meet current CE specifications for low voltage equipment in wet areas.
WebMaster(TM) 350 p-s labeler from In-Line Labeling Equipment (N. Charleston, SC) uses a patent-pending process to control label feed. It has no mechanical wear components that can negatively affect registration, says the company.
The Jet-A-Mark IP 9100 small-character ink-jet printer from Matthews (Pittsburgh, PA) includes a new patent-pending Ink Cassette System. It's said to last three times as long as most other ink-jet cartridges, with a shelf life of eight months.
White Cap's (Downers Grove, IL) WC500 stainless steel capper is a flexible unit that applies twist-off caps to finishes ranging in sizes from 53 mm to 110 mm with a single set of adjustable change parts.
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.
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.
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.
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.