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.
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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.
Lomax 360 Full View system from CIVision uses four cameras to provide full-surround inspection of round bottles at very high speeds. CIVCore software can stitch multiple images together to unwrap a single "full view" for a complete inspection. Tasks of label presence, skew, placement, and identification can all be handled in a single operation of unoriented containers.
Bivans Model 54L/82 semi-automatic cartoning system operates at speeds to 60 cartons/min. It handles a range of formats from reverse-tuck to fifth panel, autobottom, and other carton styles. Modular design means you can add automation as demand grows.
Integrated vision system gives the Adept Technology Quattro s650H robot the ability to handle and inspect chocolates, cookies, or candies for packaging at speeds two to four times that of a human. ACE Pack-Xpert software permits seamless integration of the robot into the production operations and for changeovers and future formats.
Harland system feeds product through a starwheel to a Comet wipe-on labeler that’s equipped with an Allen hot-stamp coder, Cognex vision system, Sick bar-code reader, a Cognex label presence sensor, and an Allen-Bradley control panel.
The Rx-FILL from BellatRx operates in manual, semi-automatic, or automatic modes for solid-dose applications. Expandable design permits bench-top use or conveyor mounting, in single, twin, or quad-fill configurations.