Imaging Technology's (Bedford, MA) newest machine vision system inspects at speeds over 20ꯠ parts/min, without use of a processor. The Prophecy 550 system incorporates Intel MMX technology, Sherlock 32 software and the company's IC-PCI frame grabber for an easy-to-use and configure system, says the company.
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For use in the high-volume printing and publishing industries, Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) has introduced the 90° Powered Conveyor. It's said to make efficient use of limited space and to be compatible with high-speed Arpac shrink bundlers.
Roberts Systems (Charlotte, NC) has released a six-page brochure titled "The Total On-Demand Cartoning System." Described within is the Servostar intermittent- motion cartoner and the different types of packaging applications it handles.
A spec sheet from S & R Industries (Olyphant, PA) describes the Model SR4000T automatic random p-s tape case sealer. Machine specifications such as power and air requirements, production rate, case dimensions and machine weight are listed, along with available options and features.
Systech (Cranbury, NJ) has introduced TIPS® Sentri, an entry-level machine vision system that performs imaging and analysis of packaging. Supports applications for measurement, positioning, assembly, character and code verification, product and print quality, and identification.
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.
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.
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.
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.