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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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Pharmaceutical vial labeler

Designed with the needs of the pharmaceutical industry in mind, the Krones (Franklin, WI) Autocol Rotary Vial Labeler applies p-s labels on small pharmaceutical vials at speeds to 400 containers/min.
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Material handling brochure

A four-color brochure from AccuLift (Blanchester, OH) offers solutions to palletizing, conveying and other challenges through custom-built systems.
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Vinyl compound

Occidental Chemical (Dallas, TX) has developed a new chemical-resistant vinyl bottle compound for packaging aggressive chemical products, such as pine- or limonene-based cleaners.
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HDPE containers

RoundPak containers from Waddington IP Jaycare (Patterson, NJ) are now available in four new sizes: 500, 625, 750 and 950 cc. Their wide-mouth design makes them suitable for tablets, capsules and powder applications.
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Empty bottle inspector

The unique design of the Industrial Dynamics' (Torrance, CA) Linearvison in-line All Surface Empty Bottle Inspector allows handling of all bottle sizes without the use of change parts.
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Automatic horizontal cartoner

Designed specifically for applications requiring speeds between 40 and 60 cartons/min, the Pioneer Model 75 is a continuous-motion horizontal cartoner from Superior Packaging Equipment (Carlstadt, NJ).
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Bagging system

The VPR continuous-motion bagger from Rovema (Lawrenceville, GA) uses an innovative continuous-motion cross-sealing station to reach speeds of 160 bags/min, using a single pair of jaws for pillow- or flat-bottom bags.
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Custom-built machines

Spec sheets from KSM Manufacturing (Kalamazoo, MI) describe standard elevating and orienting cap machines (Model COE 4000), spinner bowls (Model SB 3000) and cap blowers (Model CB 2000) that can be built to exact specifications.
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Electronic weigh fillers

The Ultra-Fil is a new net weigh filler from Horix (McKees Rocks, PA). Fully electronic, it integrates into most packaging line controls, employing a centralized operator panel for easy access to machine controls.
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Turn-curve conveyor belts

Falcon® RS501 and RS505 are new turn-curve conveyor belts from Falcon Belting (Oklahoma City, OK). They employ the patented "smart pin" design, which allows for a tighter belt turn radius.
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Center cartoner

The Legacy® small center cartoner from R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) employs the Acc-U-Just(TM) system for quick changeovers in 20 minutes. An operator simply dials new settings into a digital handwheel/counter and adjusts the bucket length and carton transport.
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Air-driven labeler

Auto Labe's (Ft. Pierce, FL) air-driven pressure-sensitive labeling system is non-electric, making it suitable for hazardous or wash-down environments.
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Pressure-sensitive labeler

The Model 2015 ST line of pressure-sensitive labelers from Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) employs a gentle, wipe-on method of application, said to be a cost-efficient alternative for production lines requiring large or narrow labels.
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Pressure gravity fillers

Pressure-gravity fillers from Fogg Filler (Holland, MI) fill both hot and cold liquids at speeds to 900 bottles/min. They're configured to reduce product spillage, while an operator-controlled dwell time minimizes product return.

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