Lumastrobe (Midland Park, NJ) has introduced a low-profile panel alarm light series for use with automated equipment. Single or multiple lights can be used to indicate operating status or potential problems in a line.
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Ross Industries' (Midland, VA) new Inpack Junior preformed tray packaging machine is a high-speed unit with programmable controller, digital function timers, and options for modified atmosphere or seal-only packaging.
The MKD line of digital AC servo motors from Indramat (Hoffman Estates, IL) are IP65 rated, making them suitable for harsh environments. Five frame sizes are available, offering peak motor power up to 12 kW, with peak torques ranging from 4 to 104 Nm (35 to 900 lb") and speeds to 9ꯠ rpm.
Cryovac, a div. of W.R. Grace & Co. (Duncan, SC), has released a brochure on the company's vacuum skin packaging system. VSP allows shoppers to see the natural shape, color and texture of ready-to-prepare foods, cheeses, deli meats and other items.
ITW Dynatec (Hendersonville, TN) has introduced the Dynamelt® S Series hot melt adhesive supply unit. This "Melt-on-demand" hopper grid melts only the amount of adhesive necessary to feed the pump, keeping energy costs low and reducing char.