Machinery

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Krones, Inc: Palletizer for empty bottles

Kettner GmbH (Neutraubling, Germany), a subsidiary of Krones (Franklin, WI), has developed the Robot 1 N for palletizing freshly blow-molded polyester bottles intended for intermediate storage.
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Loveshaw, An ITW Company: Print-and-apply labeler

Loveshaw's (South Canaan, PA) Little David VersaLabel print-and-apply thermal-transfer labeler prints at 10"/sec and applies labels automatically or semi-automatically to product or carton.
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ID Technology: ID Technology: Small-carton printer/application

A new thermal-transfer label printer/applicator from ID Technology (Fort Worth, TX) prints bar codes on labels and applies them to small, flat knockdown cartons.
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Chase-Logeman Corporation: Continuous tray loading

Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) introduces its latest high-speed continuous tray-loading units, designated series ATL-120S. The units handle a wide range of glass and plastic containers.
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Industrial Dynamics/filtec: Inspection system

The CI-170 X-ray inspection system from Industrial Dynamics (Torrance, CA) mounts over a production line or in a case packer to check filled cases for missing, broken, underfilled or leaking containers.
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Sigpack Systems Div., a Bosch Packaging Technology Co.: F/f/s machine

The SIGRV (shown with the SIGKG3 cartoner) from SIG Pack (Raleigh, NC) produces 4-edged single pouches, as well as twin pouches or strip multiples, and fills them with granules or powders at speeds to 640 pouches/min.
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Fernqvist Labeling Solutions: Label printer

Printing labels from an 8"-dia roll at speeds to 6"/sec, the XL direct-thermal or thermal-transfer printer from Fernqvist (Mountain View, CA) is appropriate for mid-range applications.
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Cozzoli Machine Co.: Aseptic filling/stoppering

The Model VR2S-6 combination aseptic liquid filling and stoppering equipment from Cozzoli (Plainfield, NJ) operates at speeds to 300 containers/min. Can accommodate a wide range of liquids from heavy oils to aqueous products.
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B&H Labeling Systems: Roll-fed labeler

B&H (Ceres, CA) introduces the Model 1600 roll-fed labeler for 8-oz to 1.5-L bottles and 1.5"- to 5"-dia containers. Works at speeds to 300 cpm. No tools are needed for container or label changeovers, which take less than 10 min.
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Harland America Inc: Pressure-sensitive labeler

The Pulsar from Harland (Delran, NJ) applies more than 2ꯠ p-s labels per minute without losing accuracy of ±1/32", according to manufacturer.
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Elf Machinery: Tabletop systems

ELF's (LaPorte, IN) new tabletop systems include fillers, cappers, sealers and labelers. The FT-1000 filler can fill containers from 1 oz to 1 gal, and the CT- 2000 precut foil sealer has easily exchanged change parts, allowing it to seal a wide range of cups.
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Genesis Machinery Products, Inc: Capper literature

The Model RW600 Westcapper is featured in a brochure sheet from Genesis Machinery Products (Exton, PA). Along with a color photo, the sheet includes a listing of technical specifications and standard features.
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HDPE bullet rounds

Matrix Packaging (Addison, IL) has introduced 16-oz and 32-oz extrusion blow-molded bullet rounds for the personal care and cosmetics industries. The 16-oz bullet is available with an SPI 24/415 neck finish, and the 32-oz bullet has an SPI 23/425 neck finish.
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Cartoning system

The Model 625 top-load cartoning system from Dimension (Maple Grove, MN) erects and fills cartons with a fixed number of products. The intermittent-motion machine then tucks in the top flap to seal the cartons, prints and applies labels, and inspects the finished package for missing labels or open flaps.
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Diverter

Schmidt-Transpo's (Stuttgart, Germany) classifier/diverter gently steers containers or products in a desired direction using plastic guides on a coated aluminum cog belt.

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