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Packaging Aids Corporation: Vertical f/f/s system

The VMP 170 is one of the smallest controlled vertical form/fill/seal machines, says manufacturer Packaging Aids (San Rafael, CA). It's targeted as an alternative for pre-made bag operations where higher production and cost savings are desired.
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Horizontal form/fill/seal system

The Format® is a PC-controlled continuous-motion horizontal form/fill/seal system from Cavanna (Sparta, NJ) suitable for forming either cold- or heat-seal material into pillow-packs.
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Ramsey: Metal detector for vf/f/s

Ramsey/Icore (Minneapolis, MN) has introduced the MetalScout IIe "VF" metal detection system. Designed for applications with limited space, the compact unit can be installed between a combination scale and bagger in vf/f/s applications.
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Willett America Inc: Label printer/applicator

The 2620 label printer/applicator from Willett Labeljet (Ft. Worth, TX) is designed as an economical, versatile system. Available in right- and left-handed versions, for tamp or air-jet label application, the 2620 can print up to 12"/sec and up to 6.6" W.
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Willett America Inc: Mini coder

The 460Mi Micro Coder from Willett (Ft. Worth, TX) can print a high-resolution code as small as 0.8 mm in single line mode. This continuous ink-jet printer is suitable for coding on pharmaceutical, cosmetics and medical device products.
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Imaging Technology Inc: Machine vision system

Imaging Technology's (Bedford, MA) newest machine vision system inspects at speeds over 20ꯠ parts/min, without use of a processor. The Prophecy 550 system incorporates Intel MMX technology, Sherlock 32 software and the company's IC-PCI frame grabber for an easy-to-use and configure system, says the company.
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AMBEC: Painted conveyor for cases

Ambec's (Owings Mills, MD) Lite Touch(TM) case conveyor reduces scuffing on lithograph-printed cases and cartons. It's now available in a lower-cost, painted steel version, and is suitable for dry environments or overhead mounting applications.
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Label Printers: Label Printers: Marking products

The 1997 Industrial Marking Products Catalog is now available from Diagraph (St. Louis, MO). The catalog offers traditional hand-marking products, label printers, labels and ribbons, and advanced/ automated systems such as on-line printer/ applicators and bar-code ink-jet systems.
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Granular scale

WeighPack Systems (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has introduced the Multi-TRIX scale for powders and granulars. It reads in 1-g increments with combination capabilities to self-adjust its final dump in multi-dump situations.
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Hapman Conveyors: Portable base conveyor

Hapman Conveyors (Kalamazoo, MI) has introduced a USDA-3A-Dairy approved portable base helix conveyor designed specifically for the dairy and pharmaceutical industries.
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Pressure-less case conveyor

The Magneroll(TM) pressure-less case conveyor from Gebo (Bradenton, FL) transports cases, trays and boxes at speeds to 400'/min. It uses a newly developed roller technology with adjustable magnets to control torque.
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Coding diverter

Travtec's patented Base Coding Diverter II from Certified Machinery (Lawrenceville, NJ) is specifically designed for use with ink-jet printers, labelers and verification equipment, where access to the base of a container is required while the container is being carried along a conveyor.
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Case palletizer

Alvey's (St. Louis, MO) 680 Series low-speed case palletizer is designed to automate smaller plants or simplify operations at larger ones. With 16 standard configurations, it offers more layout flexibility and smaller space requirements than similar systems, says the company.
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Markem-Imaje: Small-character coder

Model 9064 small-character ink-jet coder from Markem (Keene, NH) is suitable for high-speed lines. It offers a small footprint and is especially suitable for food industry applications.
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Oden Corporation: Net weight liquid filling

The NET/MASS net weight liquid filling system from Oden (Buffalo, NY) is designed for the versatile filling of products that change in viscosity or density over the filling run.

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