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Label materials guide

Over 95 label materials are listed in Imtec's (Bellows Falls, VT) Label Material Selection Guide. The guide contains nine categories of labeling applications such as shipping, abrasion resistant, security, laminated and high-temperature resistant.
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Empty can inspector

Krones (Franklin, WI) offers an empty can inspector that detects dents, flange damage, deformations, dirt and foreign particles inside the can and tear formation on the inside coating.
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Friction feeder

Streamfeeder's (Minneapolis, MN) Silver Series S275 Universal Friction Feeder(TM) with intelligent controller and bar-code reader inserts small products like pharmaceutical leaflets and prepaid phone cards quickly and accurately.
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Ink-jet printer literature

The Jet-A-Mark® IP*9100 ink-jet printer is featured in a color data page from Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA). The literature sheet highlights the installation, operation, ink system and graphics of the characters available from the IP*9100.
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Conveyor rollers

Taperphex® Gold Precision Bearing Conveyor Rollers from Interroll (Wilmington, NC) employ patented spring-loaded tapered shaft ends that lock into the conveyor frame mounting holes.
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Horizontal cartoner

A new horizontal cartoner from Triangle Package Machinery (Chicago, IL) uses PS product trays that slide into position for quick changeover. Changeover time has been reduced by two-thirds, says the company.
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High-level palletizer for configuration flexibility

The HL6000 automatic high-level palletizer from Columbia Machine (Vancouver, WA) is designed to give maximum flexibility in pattern forming and layout configuration.
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Linerless label printer

Barcode Blaster CL is a new linerless label printer from Cognitive Solutions (Paso Robles, CA). Cutter-equipped, it uses direct thermal media up to 4.25" W and 12" L.
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Metal detector

The features and benefits of the MetalScout IIe metal detector are described in a new full-color brochure from Ramsey Technology (Minneapolis, MN). The MetalScout IIe is a microprocessor-based instrument designed for use in the food processing, food packaging and pharmaceutical industries.
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Improved palletizer

Currie Machinery (Santa Clara, CA) now offers a rotating power roller bed feature for the company's Model LSP-8 and HSP-6 palletizers. This feature allows pallets or loads to be properly oriented for maximum load stability and palletizing speeds before palletizing begins.
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Label printer/applicator

The PA/4000 series fan-fold label printer/applicator system from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO) uses a direct-thermal printer and is designed for continuous operation.
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Standards availability

American Society for Testing and Materials (West Conshohocken, PA) standards can now be delivered within 10 minutes to any fax machine, anytime, says the organization.
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Case erector

The AMT CE 12 case erector from Automated Machine Technology (Nelson, MN) is designed for intermediate and low-speed use. It operates at speeds to 15 cases/min and can accommodate a range of case sizes.
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Label/tag delivery system

A labeling/tag delivery system that attaches to Hamer's (Minneapolis, MN) Model 125 automatic bag closer offers ice and produce packagers a low-cost and secure way of attaching labels/tags and closing bags.
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Conveyor lane divider

An innovative conveyor lane divider from Nolu Plastics (Aston, PA) enables conveyor systems to be reconfigured with quick, simple adjustments. Aluminum rails fitted with Nolu D guides attach onto a conveyor system to create two or more distinct lanes, dividing the conveyor surface while guiding product.

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