Kliklok-Woodman’s new Vari-Straight top-load carton closer is fed by a conveyor that accommodates a range of carton dimensions with automatic, instantaneous variable-pitch technology. Variable pitch also ensures controlled carton turning, eliminating slip and timing issues.
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The electronic-based Delkor Corp. Kapstone™ Carton Closer positions, closes, and seals three-flap cartons at speeds to 150 cpm. Watch it closing complex cartons for Cargill's Truvia sweetener using servo technology that replaces chain-driven lugs.
VisionPak™ Deli Machine servo-drive hf/f/s machine from CP Packaging provides ultra-sanitary safety and high-level machine performance based on Bosch Rexroth controls technology. Features a chain-free-direct drive web feed and the first 100% weld-free stainless-steel frame construction.
Model T-1000 from Advanced Poly-Packaging offers parts bagging to 100 cycles/min. Shown with UC-2400 Vibratory Parts Counter that handles parts up to 4-in. dia; thermal-transfer print handles product data plus logos and bar codes; and Model US-4000 Rotary Checkweigh Scale for 100% QC inspection.
Nalbach Engineering Co., Inc. demonstrates high-speed container handling with a line anchored by the NECOSORT-III High-Speed Plastic Bottle Unscrambler that uses only two moving parts and is capable of handling lightweighted bottles.
Fully integrated filling line allows supplement and sports nutrition co-packer All American Pharmaceutical to meet the demand for its homeopathic and RTD sports and nutrition beverages and concentrates.
Matrix Packaging Machinery’s Aurora operates in a small footprint, producing pouches up to 11” x 13”, at speeds to 45 bags/min. Offers zipper applicator, automatic web edge guide and film tracking system, and a SmartSweep pleat removal system.
Replacing YAG systems, the new SunX LP-400 series CO2 laser marking line from Panasonic uses diode technology to provide from 70,000 to 100,000 hours of marking time. Also new, the company’s 25-watt pulse laser offers the largest marking field in the industry at 330 mm.
Quick and agile, with ‘human-like’ flexibility of movement, the SDA 10 is the latest generation of Motoman’s dual-arm robot. Slimmer and lighter-weight than its predecessor, the new model offers significantly faster acceleration, a stronger, 22.1-lb payload, and dual independent arm functionality.
All Packaging Machinery president Dan Wood describes the features of the company’s vertical, conveyorized band-sealing system (VCBSDM). In the market for two decades, the system can handle a wide range of bag sizes, styles, and materials, and provides sealing, cutting, and optional code dating.
Specifically designed for high speed runs of up to 400 products per minute, the new high-speed Label-Aire® Sleever Series Model 8500 will easily handle all industry standard sleeve materials and a wide range of container shapes and sizes.
For placing onserts, hang tags on bottles, warranty cards, promo literature, and much more, this rotary placer from Graphic Packaging relies on advanced servo technology for fixed or random-pitch placement at very high speeds.
This 5200 Series Quick Conveyor from Dorner Mfg. is strong on modularity/flexibility, good at having products carry from one platform to the next on a one-belt conveyor, and suitable for quick setup and reconfiguration.