Baldor Electric (Ft. Smith, AR) has expanded its line of SmartMotors(TM) to include washdown duty units. They range from 1 to 10 HP, in both 230 and 460 v versions in NEMA frame sizes from 143TC to 215TC.
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Streamfeeder's (Minneapolis, MN) SB Batch Dropper Universal Friction Feeder(TM) is a high-speed batch counter, accumulator and dropper. It separates and singulates a wide range of products including envelopes, greeting cards and other printed materials.
Bell-Mark's (Pine Brook, NJ) EasyPrint Flow is a compact, programmable thermal-transfer printer designed as an alternative for conventional hot stamp and ink coders on horizontal flow wrappers, baggers, cartoners and continuous-moving webs.
Pacific Scientific (Wilmington, MA) released a brochure on its family of brushless digital servo systems. The selection guide provides detailed product features and benefits, technical and system component information, specifications and performance curves and dimensions.
Intertape Polymer (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has introduced a new adhesive for water-activated tape called Adhesive 2000(TM). This starch-based adhesive is said to give quick initial tack, long open time for high-speed applications, and deep fiber penetration into paper or corrugated materials.
The Avery Dennison Printer Systems' (Philadelphia, PA) Datapply EAS Dual Labeler automatically applies roll-fed Electronic Article Surveillance tags to packages during the converting stage at speeds to 300 labels/min.
An aseptic pouch for UHT-processed milks and liquids has been developed by Elopak Inc. (New Hudson, MI). The Elopouch(TM) is a coextruded structure made primarily from PE with up to six layers and is said to keep the product fresh for up to four months at ambient temperature.