The Level Four Data Acquisition system for Alloyd's (DeKalb, IL) two-station medical shuttle heat seal machines uses a dedicated computer to display and log all sealing parameters in addition to other package and order identification data.
The Lasetec is a new laser printer from Industrial Dynamics (Torrance, CA). It produces precise text, bar codes and graphics on packages with a print quality said to be superior to other high-speed coding devices on the market.
Atlas Copco Controls (Sewickley, PA) has introduced the SimPL, a point-and-click servo control that simplifies motion control setup. While most motion controllers require a programmer to learn a new language, the SimPL has no syntax to remember.