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American-Newlong, Inc: Bag closing system

A new bag closing system from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) is a versatile combination of the A1-PB pedestal and the DS-9 sewing head. It can sew most types of bags, including paper, plastic or cloth.
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Markem-Imaje: Ink-jet printer

The 7S L.E. continuous ink-jet printer from Imaje (Kennesaw, GA) is a cost-effective solution for printing simple codes on products and packages. Portable, it can be plugged in to most electrical outlets and can be maneuvered to fit changing line requirements.
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Vibrating food conveyor

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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Load cell

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.
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SATO America, Inc: Bar-code printer guide

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.
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Label-Aire: Wraparound labeler

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.
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Peco Controls Corporation: Electro-mechanical can stops

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.
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IN-LINE Labeling Equipment: Pressure-sensitive labelers

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.
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Ink-jet system

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.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case erector/sealer

The Pro Forma 240 case erector/sealer from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) automatically erects and tapes extra large cases up to 263/4" L x 22" W x 24" H at speeds to 25/min.
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Conveyor accessories

Quick Release Telescopers® from Bryant Products (Oconomowoc, WI) reduce time and physical effort necessary to slacken, then restore conveyor belt tension and tracking.
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White Cap Inc: Stainless steel capper

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.
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Quick-change, continuous-motion carton sealer

Adco (Sanger, CA) has introduced the continuous-motion Model 15CHL carton closing machine designed for faster carton sealing with a 3' infeed that permits continuous operation.
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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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