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.
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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.
WeighPack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has introduced the Multi-TRIX scale for powders and granulars. It reads in 1-g increments with combination capabilities to self-adjust its final dump in multi-dump situations.
The Magneroll(TM) pressure-less case conveyor from Gebo (Bradenton, FL) transports cases, trays and boxes at speeds to 400'/min. It uses a newly developed roller technology with adjustable magnets to control torque.
Travtec's patented Base Coding Diverter II from Certified Machinery (Lawrenceville, NJ) is specifically designed for use with ink-jet printers, labelers and verification equipment, where access to the base of a container is required while the container is being carried along a conveyor.
Alvey's (St. Louis, MO) 680 Series low-speed case palletizer is designed to automate smaller plants or simplify operations at larger ones. With 16 standard configurations, it offers more layout flexibility and smaller space requirements than similar systems, says the company.
O. Berk (Union, NJ) can now supply blue and green colored glass containers for applications that require a more upscale shelf appearance such as the cosmetics, health and beauty, vitamin and healthcare markets.
A six-page color brochure on Slidell's (Owatonna, MN) SDP Series 2000 automatic bag palletizer is available. Installation, operation and maintenance of the SDP 2010 and 2020 upgradeable palletizers and the 2030 high speed palletizer are covered.
The K2500 portable bar-code printer from Kroy (Scottsdale, AZ) weighs only 4 lb, and can be easily mounted on terminals or forklifts. It's capable of scanning one type of bar-code symbology, translating it, and printing it in another type of symbology.
Magnetic twist conveyors provide absolute can control when laying down or uprighting filled or empty cans for coding, labeling or other downstream functions, says manufacturer Walker Magnetics (Worcester, MA).
The Easy Rol (Scituate, MA) conveyor system is a 100% zero-pressure roller accumulating conveyor that uses all of the conveying top surface. The modular system is available in sizes from 6" to 60" W, in 5' to 10' L.