Roberts Systems (Charlotte, NC) has released a six-page brochure titled "The Total On-Demand Cartoning System." Described within is the Servostar intermittent- motion cartoner and the different types of packaging applications it handles.
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The TAL-3000 tabletop tamp label applicator from Machine Systems (Grand Rapids, MI) is compact, lightweight and portable. Works with most label stocks, says the company, in sizes ranging from 1/2" x 1/2" to 4" x 4".
A new bag closing system from American-Newlong (Indianapolis, IN) is a versatile combination of the A1-PB pedestal and the DS-9 sewing head. It can sew most types of bags, including paper, plastic or cloth.
The 7S L.E. continuous ink-jet printer from Imaje (Kennesaw, GA) is a cost-effective solution for printing simple codes on products and packages. Portable, it can be plugged in to most electrical outlets and can be maneuvered to fit changing line requirements.
LeFloch's Titavib is a new type of vibrating food-handling conveyor available through the French Technology Press Office (Chicago, IL). Separate titanium trays move on top of flexible blades set in the composite base.
The Tedea-Huntleigh (Canoga Park, CA) Model 1410 single-point load cell is designed specifically to withstand centrifugal forces, mechanical noises and vibrations inherent in dynamic rotary operations, such as those in rotary filling machines.
Sato America (Sunnyvale, CA) has released the second edition of its "Bar Code Printer Selection Guide." The 48-page booklet provides data on the company's bar-code printing line and background information on bar-code printing technologies.
The new economical wraparound labeling system from Label-Aire (Fullerton, CA) is available with either 4" or 6" W by 10" L labeling capacity. It features a 750"/min stepper-driven labeling head mounted on a 31/4" W x 7' L chain link conveyor.
Peco Controls (San Jose, CA) has announced that its full line of electro-mechanical can stops are now available in 24-v DC models, which meet current CE specifications for low voltage equipment in wet areas.
WebMaster(TM) 350 p-s labeler from In-Line Labeling Equipment (N. Charleston, SC) uses a patent-pending process to control label feed. It has no mechanical wear components that can negatively affect registration, says the company.
The Jet-A-Mark IP 9100 small-character ink-jet printer from Matthews (Pittsburgh, PA) includes a new patent-pending Ink Cassette System. It's said to last three times as long as most other ink-jet cartridges, with a shelf life of eight months.