The Easy-Taper side-load tape cartridge from EZ-Tek Industries (Deer Park, NY) is for use with 2"- and 3"-W p-s tape. It's supplied in new Easy-Taper case sealers and can be retrofitted into most manufacturers' case sealers, says the company.
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Advanced Detection Systems (Milwaukee, WI) describes its severe-duty metal detectors in a new brochure. The detectors withstand washdowns from scalding water, caustic solutions and high-pressure steam cleaning.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Suited for dairy applications, the Cetra 1000 from Padlocker (Tamarac, FL) can be custom configured to meet the needs of a particular line. It's designed to accept bottles, cans, cartons or food trays and pack them into trays and wraparound cases at speeds to 30 cases/min, depending on application.
Information sheets from Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) detail the FCC line of automatic liquid filling and screw capping. The FCC line can fill and apply the screw cap in successive operations while the normally unstable container is controlled in the starwheel.
The Northfield Model 1600 is a continuous-feed inserter available from Promo Edge (Neenah, WI). It automatically bursts apart continuous-feed coupons or other inserts separated by perforations and feeds them into folding cartons or flexible packages at speeds to 600 pieces/min.
The Filamatic® Model VLD-300-CIP push-button liquid filler from National Instrument (Baltimore, MD) achieves production rates of up to 150 containers/min, with accuracies of ±1/2%, when using 10 fill stations.
The Formula 2000 Series CMC/SM has fewer parts than any other cartoner on the market, says manufacturer Klockner Bartelt Medipak (Sarasota, FL). It's designed for maintenance-free operation and easy changeover, requiring as few as ten adjustments for a three-dimensional change.