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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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Print/apply labeler

The Labeling Systems (Oakland, NJ) Model 2177 print/apply labeler is designed for thermal-transfer or direct thermal printing. It uses a SATO Model M-8485S printer, which allows labels with dimensions up to 51/4" W.
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A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp.: Case packer/unpacker

Model 360 case packer/unpacker from A-B-C Packaging Machine (Tarpon Springs, FL) provides an easy upgrade for packagers who are using hand labor to uncase and pack bottles on their low-speed bottling lines.
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Rotary labelers

Horix (McKees Rock, PA) now offers a rotary labeler, cold or hot glue style, that places labels at speeds to 40ꯠ containers/hr. It can be tailored to accommodate body, back, neck, wraparound, shoulder and TE-style labels.
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Thermal-transfer imprinter

Automated Packaging Systems (Streetsboro, OH) will introduce its new in-line thermal transfer printer. The AutoLabel(TM) Precision(TM) offers a built-in electronics registration system that pinpoints the printing area for improved registration.
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Ink-jet printer

A color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) features the Jet-A-Mark DOD*1001 ink-jet printer. The literature sheet describes the benefits of the DOD*1001, including message flexibility, modular design, rugged construction and increased production.
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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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Conveyor systems

FlexLink's (Bethlehem, PA) Conveyor Systems and Automation Components Catalog describes the company's complete line of flexible plastic-chain conveyor systems and automation components.
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Label inspection system

An on-line bar-code verification and label-presence detector from DT Kalish (Montreal, Que-bec, Canada) reads most popular symbologies at rates to 500 scans/sec, depending on scan head, size and legibility, enabling each bar code to be read up to eight times before a "good read" is confirmed.
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Sanitary conveyor

GEBO (Bradenton, FL) has introduced a sanitary-style conveyor designed for use in the beverage bottling and food industries. The SaniTrans(TM) series employs a matte chain that rides on raised wear strips for easier cleaning and complete washdown.
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Portable sealer

Enercon (Menomonee Falls, WI) will debut a semi-automatic portable induction sealer at the show. The sealer is designed to cycle when a bottle is placed into it, and automatically shuts off once the sealing cycle is completed.

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