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Key Technology: Key Technology: Vibratory conveyors

Key Technology (Walla Walla, WA) will show its expanded line of Iso-Flo® vibratory conveyors at the show. An improved pivot gate design and new PC-based modular conveyor systems provide easy integration with CPU control systems.
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Triple/S Dynamics: Conveyor scale feeder

Slipstick® conveyor scale feeders from Triple/S Dynamics (Dallas, TX) range from 3' to 10' L, in widths up to 24". For more even product distribution around a scale feed cone, the feeder may be equipped with a conical discharge.
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Case sealer

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.
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Machine vision system

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.
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Central Products: Carton sealer

The CP-322WA is the first automated, water-activated carton sealer developed by a tape manufacturer, says Central Products (Neenah, WI). The water-activated seal keeps static electricity low, making it suitable for computer or electronic items.
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Friction feeder

The Streamfeeder (Minneapolis, MN) Silver Series S850 Universal Friction Feeder(TM) uses patented technology to provide product separation and singulation.
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Filler Specialties Inc: Cap feeder/orienter

Designed for low-volume applications, Filler Specialties (Zeeland, MI) has developed a miniature version of its high-speed cap feeder/orienter. It's capable of sorting and feeding sports caps and flat-top caps at speeds to 200 containers/min.
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Thermal print engine

The SATO M-8490S OEM thermal print engine from SATO America (Sunnyvale, CA) is designed for automated labeling of small items such as pharmaceutical vials.
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Hoppmann Corp.: Print/apply system

Model V4 203/300 is an economical print/apply system tailored specifically for case and box applications, says manufacturer Hoppmann (Chantilly, VA).
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Ink-jet system

The new LINX 4200 Series small-character continuous ink-jet system from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) prints up to two lines of information with five message storage capability.
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Labelette Co.: Labeler

A new semi-automatic labeler from Labelette (Forest Park, IL) can apply labels to most container shapes, including round, oval, oblong and rectangular, at speeds to 50/min.
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Ink-jet printer

Willett America's (Ft. Worth, TX) latest addition to the 400 Series of ink-jet coders is the 450Si. Designed for basic coding applications, this small-character continuous ink-jet printer runs at speeds up to 950'/min using a 7x5 font.
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Graphic Controls Corp.: Ink-jet marking

The 1881 high-resolution ink for porous substrates is available from Graphic Controls (Buffalo, NY). The black ink comes in 500-mL direct replacement bottles.
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Metal detector

The Powerphase metal detector from Safeline Metal Detection (Tampa, FL) uses a detection coil design and a signal processing pack to provide high sensitivity.
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Case packer

Climax Packaging (Hamilton, OH) will unveil an automatic wraparound case packer that packs up to 15 cases/min, then seals them with tape. Its small footprint measures 9' x 9'.

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