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X-ray inspection

The PrimeScan Ultima X-ray inspection system from EG&G Instruments (Oak Ridge, TN) will be shown at interpack. It provides automatic inspection and rejection of packaged foods containing foreign objects such as metal, glass, PVC, teflon, bones, stones or shells in metal or glass containers.
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Lane divider

The Translide(TM) lane divider from Western Atlas (Hebron, KY) accepts product from a single infeed line, divides it and transports it into two outfeed lines.
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Custom palletizing

AccuLift Inc. (Blanchester, OH) discusses developing custom solutions for diverse palletizing and depalletizing needs in a new color brochure. The company builds systems to meet client objectives, from increasing productivity to decreasing heavy manual lifting.
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Compact cartoner

U-E-T Bernd Siebler (Remchingen, Germany) will present Compact 3, a compact cartoning machine for vertical loading. It can pick up and assemble boxes, insert product, close and code, at speeds to 50 cycles/min.
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Multi-head labeler

Graham Labelling Systems (Essex, U.K.) has developed the AC-driven Admiral programmable multi-head labeling machine. It synchronizes speeds of various bottle handling and label positioning systems to ensure precise label-to-bottle transfer at speeds to 230'/min.
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Carrier applicator

The Triton CS500 auto case setter from International Paper (Memphis, TN) is a fully automatic machine that applies Triton(TM) paperboard ring carriers to four-and six-packs of bottles at speeds to 500 bottles/min.
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Ink-jet printer

Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) will debut its Jet-A-Mark CPS-16 high-resolution drop-on-demand ink-jet printer for coding on boxes, chipboard, kraft and other porous surfaces.
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Print-and-apply labeler

Quadrel (Mentor, OH) will display the Q20, an economical next-out label printer/applicator that uses a tabletop TEC thermal-transfer printer and an integrated air-tamp applicator.
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Full-line brochure

Rennco, Inc. (Homer, MI) releases a new colorful brochure to display its full line of packaging machines and systems. Many optional attachments are also shown such as the low-profile shrink tunnel, several infeed and discharge conveyor systems and many other special options to efficiently handle specific packaging problems.
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Horizontal cartoner

The Flexo-Tray® horizontal cartoner from Tisma Machinery (Elk Grove Village, IL) has a uniquely designed article bucket conveyor. During operation, article buckets expand fully at product transfer stations to offer a large and forgiving transfer window.
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Leak testers

Packaging Technologies & Inspection (Tuckahoe, NY) will introduce additions to the Wilcomat line of leak testers. Wilcomat 02 is a single-station leak tester for blow molders.
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Tubular bagger

Marken (Argelato, Bologna, Italy) is introducing the M.T.B. IT12 automatic tubular bagging machine. At speeds to 20/min, it fills granulates and powders into flat or pre-gusseted tubular PE bags.
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Rotary fillers

All-Fill's (Exton, PA) line of continuous-motion and indexing model rotary fillers can fill powders, granules and flakes into most rigid containers at speeds from 60 to 400/min.
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PC-based bagging system

Spee-Dee Packaging (Sturtevant, WI) has incorporated the latest developments of its Computer Control 3 operating system in a net weigh bagging system.
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Vial and stopper feeder

A new quick-change, no-tool changeover feature has been developed by Chase-Logeman (Greensboro, NC) for its FS-12H automatic filling and stoppering machine.

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