Magna Capper is an automatic inline capping machine that applies and torques closures onto containers at speeds to 60 cpm. Track feeds cap to machine. Floats cap onto bottle, allowing for fewer crossthreads. Uses servo technology for repeatable, consistent running. Incorporates a user-friendly Allen Bradley touchscreen.
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Wendy Mach, Packaging Section Leader at Nelson Labs, describes the subject of her MD&M West 2014 presentation, “Sterile Barrier Validation Tests,” including what you need to know to create validations and be successful at them.
Makes it easier for customers with validation needs. Demonstrates how machine seals pouch, then date-code, all in one step. Prevents operator from selecting incorrect setting, maintaining validation repeatability.
Drive- and control-based products, including Sercos bus system designed for safety; open core engineering tool that connects IT and PLC systems. Offer API programming interfaces, so software designers can develop solutions for machine control. Also, a demonstration of Android app that simulates motion that helps machines connect with one another on the floor to a higher-level control system.
Single-serve patented dispensing technology aims to produce a low-cost, easy-to-use package for flowable liquid products such as water, energy beverages, etc. Patent is available for license. No restrictions on size, shape, amount of product or product itself.
Kwikbreathe™ header bags, center strip bags, linear and snap-tear bags, Chevron pouches, formable films and top webs, as well as a variety of medical pouches, including the Kwikbreathe™ pouch that’s breathable and maintains peel and barrier advantages at reduced cost.
Stepper-control needle mounts for greater capabilities; electronic valves used in concentrators and respirators; manually actuated valves, push-button valves for greater application uses. Can supply valves and fittings, as well as a manifold as a fully-tested, plug-and-play unit.
With the widespread use of vision systems, and the need for higher quality date coding, drying of the cap, throat and neck of the bottle is critical to product quality. The CapDryer by Paxton Products targets this area, and has reduced vision system rejects by more than 10 fold, while improving energy efficiency by eliminating the need for compressed air blow off.
Diagraph’s PA/6000 is one of its most popular automatic label applicator systems. The integrated SATO S8408 print engine helps ensure reliability and high-uptime. Labels can be applied, without compressed air, by swing arm technology to front, top, side or a combination thereof to get your mark on your product.
The Ionized Air System by Paxton Products efficiently removes particulates, dust and contaminants using powerful ionization coupled with Paxton's industry-leading centrifugal blowers and air delivery systems.
Blower-generated air is more energy efficient than traditional CDA. High efficiency blowers from Paxton Products are coupled with custom-engineered air delivery devices to provide better drying and blow off, while reducing energy usage by 60 – 80%.
Using a Paxton Air System, excess liquid can be removed from products quickly and efficiently. Blower-driven air and custom-engineered air knives shear the liquid from the surface. Surface defects are reduced or eliminated; drying costs are reduced; and energy usage is 4 – 5 times less than when using compressed air.