Machinery

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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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ARPAC LLC: Powered conveyor

For use in the high-volume printing and publishing industries, Arpac (Schiller Park, IL) has introduced the 90° Powered Conveyor. It's said to make efficient use of limited space and to be compatible with high-speed Arpac shrink bundlers.
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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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Roller centers

Buschman (Cincinnati, OH) now offers carrier rollers spaced on 2" centers for curves, spurs and straight sections of its V-belt live roller transportation conveyor.
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O. Berk Company: Glass containers

O. Berk (Union, NJ) can now supply blue and green colored glass containers for applications that require a more upscale shelf appearance such as the cosmetics, health and beauty, vitamin and healthcare markets.
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Slidell, Inc: Bag palletizer brochure

A six-page color brochure on Slidell's (Owatonna, MN) SDP Series 2000 automatic bag palletizer is available. Installation, operation and maintenance of the SDP 2010 and 2020 upgradeable palletizers and the 2030 high speed palletizer are covered.
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Portable bar-code printer

The K2500 portable bar-code printer from Kroy (Scottsdale, AZ) weighs only 4 lb, and can be easily mounted on terminals or forklifts. It's capable of scanning one type of bar-code symbology, translating it, and printing it in another type of symbology.
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Magnetic twist conveyor

Magnetic twist conveyors provide absolute can control when laying down or uprighting filled or empty cans for coding, labeling or other downstream functions, says manufacturer Walker Magnetics (Worcester, MA).
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Accumulation roller conveyor

The Easy Rol (Scituate, MA) conveyor system is a 100% zero-pressure roller accumulating conveyor that uses all of the conveying top surface. The modular system is available in sizes from 6" to 60" W, in 5' to 10' L.

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