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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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Volumetric piston filler

All-Fill's (Exton, PA) Model 305 single-head volumetric piston filler is suitable for a wide range of liquids, creams, pastes and other viscous products.
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Large-center cartoner

The Centurion(TM) is a flexible large-center cartoner from R.A. Jones (Covington, KY) that can be configured for single or multiple bag-in-box or cracker slug configurations.
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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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Digital video camera

The Encore(TM) high-speed digital video camera from Olympus America (Melville, NY) is designed for motion analysis of high-speed packaging equipment.
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Vertical f/f/s system

The Vertek vf/f/s system from WeighPack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is compact, requiring only 2' x 4' of floorspace. This mid-range machine is designed to produce 40 to 70 fin-seal packages/min, in sizes from 2" x 2" to 7.65" x 12".
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Volumetric cup filler

The Series 500 volumetric cup filler from GEI Mateer Burt (Wayne, PA) can reach speeds to 120 containers/min and fill volumes of up to 98 cu". Typical applications include dry products such as rice, beans, nuts, candy, popcorn, pet food and frozen vegetables, as well as nonfood products such as silica or potpourri.

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