New vf/f/s bagger from Rovema has "sense-and-seal" technology that detects product in the seal area and prevents the knives from cutting the bag, avoiding downtime related to seal jaws and cut-off knives. Seal force can be precisely calibrated for smoother operation.
The new XR75 x-ray system from Anritsu maintains the performance of the company's existing systems, while improving the equipment's ease of use and cost of ownership, tripling the life expectancy of standard x-ray equipment.
Developed initially for small parts assembly in the consumer electronics industry, ABB Robotics new YuMi fully collaborative, dual-arm, 14-axis robot handles payloads up to 500 g and is "precise enough to thread a needle."
Patented, MIT-derived technology from LiquiGlide enables the creation of permanently wet, liquid-impregnated surfaces for packaging, allowing all of a viscous liquid product to be dispensed from its container.
The newest industrial ink-jet color label printer in the Epson ColorWorks 7500 family, the 7500G allows for Just-in-Time printing of four-color static information and monochrome variable-data on gloss label stock at speeds to 11.8 ips.
New zero-tangent radius conveyor from Intralox is available in withs from 8" to 40" with an inside turning radius of 24" regardless of belt width. Benefits include space savings, high speeds, smooth transfers. Also shown is a conveyor belt specially designed for easier conveying and transfer of smaller package sizes.
Bossar's new all-servo-driven horizontal f/f/s pouch-making machine enables higher speeds, higher efficiencies, fewer moving parts, and less maintenance. Video demo shows single-serve pouches with fitments being applied.