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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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Automation Packaging Inc: F/f/s shrink wrapper

Automation Packaging Inc.'s (Tampa, FL) VersaJet LS 50 Series continuous-motion lap seal form/fill/seal shrink wrapper reaches speeds to 75 packages/min.
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Cartoner brochure

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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Precision Microcontrol Corp.: Application notes

Precision MicroControl (Carlsbad, CA) is offering free application notes on three packaging applications: horizontal f/f/s, vertical f/f/s, and synchronizing multiple conveyors.
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Thermal-transfer coder

Graseby Allen's (Elmhurst, IL) new TT53IM thermal coder is designed for use on intermittent labelers, form/fill/ seal systems, turn-key carton coders and other intermittent-motion coding applications.
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National Packaging Services Corporation: Tamper-evident tape

SecuriSeal(TM) from National Packaging Services (Ridgefield, NJ) is a tamper-evident tape intended to counteract theft. The tape is designed so that if slit, no other tape can adhere to it because of its non-stick surface.
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Key Technology: Key Technology: Vibratory conveyors

Key Technology (Walla Walla, WA) will show its expanded line of Iso-Flo® vibratory conveyors at the show. An improved pivot gate design and new PC-based modular conveyor systems provide easy integration with CPU control systems.
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Triple/S Dynamics: Conveyor scale feeder

Slipstick® conveyor scale feeders from Triple/S Dynamics (Dallas, TX) range from 3' to 10' L, in widths up to 24". For more even product distribution around a scale feed cone, the feeder may be equipped with a conical discharge.
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Case sealer

A spec sheet from S & R Industries (Olyphant, PA) describes the Model SR4000T automatic random p-s tape case sealer. Machine specifications such as power and air requirements, production rate, case dimensions and machine weight are listed, along with available options and features.
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Machine vision system

Systech (Cranbury, NJ) has introduced TIPS® Sentri, an entry-level machine vision system that performs imaging and analysis of packaging. Supports applications for measurement, positioning, assembly, character and code verification, product and print quality, and identification.

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