A clear-label sensor from Lion features all push-button controls as opposed to more conventional screw adjustments. Though designed primarily for clear film labels, it can also be used on paper labels.
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Thanks to an innovative way of controlling air flow and regulating temperature consistency, ARPAC's Eco Tunnel uses about 50% less energy than conventional heat tunnels used for shrink bundling. Remarkably, it's cool to the touch.
The Langen C-100H cartoner was designed with sanitation and ease of cleaning in mind. Guard doors swing wide open and personnel can enter freely into spaces that need sanitation or maintenance. Low-level magazine feed brings ergonomic advantages.
A horizontal form/fill/seal pouch packaging system from Massman Automation takes film from roll stock, forms it into a zippered pouch, and fills the pouch before discharging the pouch for secondary packaging.
Horizontal cartoner uses two scales to feed spaghetti and other long goods into article buckets and subsequently into cartons. Integrate pusher heads in the infeed article bucket ensure smooth transfer of product to carton.
The Somic 424 wraparound case packer, which relies on servo controls from Schneider Electric to deliver remarkable versatility in a very small footprint, uses a vacuum belt to maintain tight control of cases as they move through.
Kliklok-Woodman introduces its new Frontier bagger. Designed as a simple drawbar machine, it's capable of speeds of 70-75 bags per minute, and is aimed at global markets where the packaging skill pool may make complex systems less practical.