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Integrated vision sensors with lighting and touch panel interface
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Integrated vision sensors with lighting and touch panel interface

Banner Engineering demonstrates how its iVu Integrated Vision Sensors for bar code, date-code presence/absence and other applications can be made more effective by integrating lighting, vision sensing and a user-friendly touch-panel interface.
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Multi-touch HMI/SCADA housed in industrial PCs and monitors
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Multi-touch HMI/SCADA housed in industrial PCs and monitors

This video gives you two great solutions, hardware and software, in one! InduSoft demonstrates the multi-touch capabilities of its HMI/SCADA software housed in industrial PCs and monitors from partner Beckhoff Automation.
Single-cable connection simplifies servo drive connectivity and control
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Single-cable connection simplifies servo drive connectivity and control

Beckhoff Automation demonstrates the benefits of its One Cable Technology simplifies connectivity and control of servo drives, such as those embedded into the company's EL 7201 Servo Terminal. Click to learn of the benefits and savings.
Single cable simplifies servo connections to DIN rail-mounted controls
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Single cable simplifies servo connections to DIN rail-mounted controls

Beckhoff Automation shows you how One Cable technology can provide motor power, feedback and thermal information, via EtherCAT, between its CX-200 family DIN rail-mounted PC-based controls to multiple two servo motors, including a washdown-rated stainless steel design.
Three positioning solutions...which one's right for your application?
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Three positioning solutions...which one's right for your application?

This demonstration from Bimba Manufacturing shows basic, intermediate and advanced solutions for positioning. Which is right for you? Pneumatics, servo-pneumatics or a double electric-actuator solution? Watch this video for the pros & cons of each.
All-electric palletizer is versatile, with advanced features
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All-electric palletizer is versatile, with advanced features

Model L7 all-electric palletizer from TopTier offers advanced features like an HMI that permits configuring settings and shows maintenance required; controls that catch pattern/case problems during the infeed stage; and automatic film recovery after breakage. All-electric operation means no pneumatics.
Integrated safety on a valve terminal
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Integrated safety on a valve terminal

At Festo's Pack Expo booth was a demonstration of how a Profibus fieldbus node can be connected to a safety network. This allows reliable communication to a pneumatic valve manifold, thus eliminating additional hardware.
AMERIPEN takes initiative on waste reduction, material recovery
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AMERIPEN takes initiative on waste reduction, material recovery

New AMERIPEN Executive Director Donna Dempsey provides an overview of some of the association's latest projects, including its 100 Cities Survey of packaging recovery in America's 100 largest cities, and its new white paper, €œAMERIPEN Analysis of Strategies and Financial Platforms to Increase the Recovery of Used Packaging.
Horizontal sealer boosts production 50%
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Horizontal sealer boosts production 50%

Get a close-up tour of the new Packworld USA PW 3416 horizontal vacuum bag sealer, which features a new user interface developed with direct input from a customer. Find out how it helped that customer to both eliminate ergonomics-related injuries and increasing production 50%.
Circuit breaker is modular
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Circuit breaker is modular

Because the new circuit breaker from Eaton is modular, packaging machinery OEMs can pick and choose other controls components they consider to be best in breed. Brings new simplicity and functionality to lock-out/tag-out situations.
Case erector/bag inserter
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Case erector/bag inserter

New servo case erector from OK International forms 21 cases/min and feeds them into the bag inserter that also comes from OK International. Bags are automatically cuffed over the edges.
Band sealer for healthcare applications
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Band sealer for healthcare applications

Band sealer from OK International is for sealing of packages in the medical space. It has a wrinkle detection system that eliminates the risk of making a bad seal in a bag. All production is electronically monitored, so if the machine strays out of its validation parameter settings, there's no chance of a bag with a bad seal not being detected and rejected.
All-electric, servo-driven label applicators
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All-electric, servo-driven label applicators

Diagraph's all-electric, servo-driven label applicators allow users to apply labels on multiple panels and on multiple package types. According to the company, the all-electric system provides all the performance and throughput features of a pneumatic system, but with up to 50% less energy costs.
HD X-Ray inspection system features updated software
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HD X-Ray inspection system features updated software

Anritsu's X-Ray inspection systems can detect glass, stones, rubber, bones, stainless steel, wire and other dense contaminants automatically. Recently updated software now provides the ability to find product crimped in the seal, and the ability to analyze fat to lean ratios in a pipeline format.
Servo motor facilitates quick, automated changeover
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Servo motor facilitates quick, automated changeover

New servo motor from Festo is specifically designed for packaging machinery. Offers Ethernet IP integrated controls. Motor and drive package are both in one compact, low-voltage unit.
On demand label printer
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On demand label printer

With the four-color on-demand label printer they introduced at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Epson lowered the operating cost, increased print quality, and ramped up speed. Improved print head and the addition of black to the mix of inks makes a big difference.
Conveyor, layer former, and handling market
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Conveyor, layer former, and handling market

A Hartness case conveyor, high-speed layer former with Robo-Merge technology to increase throughput, and a layer-handling robot create a flexible palletizing solution for multiple industry applications.
Laser coder for metal or hard plastics
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Laser coder for metal or hard plastics

New laser coding machine from Markem Imaje is especially suitable for marking on metal, hard plastics, or foil. This permanent marking system can be integrated right into a production line.

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