The Passport(TM) high-speed machine vision system from PPT Vision (Minneapolis, MN) can inspect containers at up to 12ꯠ per min. Uses PPT's Digital Signal Processor for quick inspection of a variety of applications including electronic and mechanical assembly verification, character verification, package integrity, surface flaw detection and numerous gauging and measurement tasks.
The MICROROLLER(TM) electric conveyor roller from Sparks Belting (Grand Rapids, MI) is a self-contained unit that provides drive power to roller conveyor systems, eliminating the need for external drive components such as belts, chains and sprockets.
Marq's (Yakima, WA) New Style High-Performance Case Erector measures just 70" x 70". Lug drive system enables the machine to erect and seal stovepipe case styles where the case height exceeds the case length.
Matthews Intl. (Pittsburgh, PA) has released a four-page newsletter discussing packaging solutions for product and package identification. Covers ink-jet printers, label printer applicators and imprinting systems and explains applications of each.