Material Handling & Storage

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

"Bosch Packaging Technology highlights FLT vial filler with isolator at Pharma Expo

October 10, 2016

Flexible solutions for pharmaceutical lines

  • Ideal for RD: isolated Bosch FLT vial filler, stopper and capping machine
  • U.S. debut of GKF 2600 capsule filler for 156,000 capsules per hour
  • After-sales services round off Bosch's portfolio
Chicago, Illinois - At Pharma Expo 2016, Bosch Packaging Technology, a leading supplier of process and packaging... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Nordson ASYMTEK has been honored with the 2016 Global Technology Award for its IntelliJet Jetting System.

October 10, 2016

Nordson ASYMTEK Receives 2016 Global Technology Award for the IntelliJet Jet Dispensing System Award presented at SMTA International 2016 Joe Stockunas, vice president, Advanced Technology, Nordson Corporation, accepts award Carlsbad, CA, USA - Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company (NASDAQ: NDSN), the global leader in dispensing, jetting, and coating equipment and technologies, has been honored with... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mine Duty Idlers feature double tube design.

October 7, 2016

Featuring inner and outer tube construction for maximum rigidity, Mine Duty Idlers have 20% higher load rating than CEMA, which extends service life. Inner tube insulates bearing from vibration, minimizing misalignment. As outer shelf wears, inner tube maintains structural integrity of roller. Double tube models are available in belt widths up to 120 in. and are equipped with bearings up to 60... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator for N-Frame MCCB keeps operators safe.

October 7, 2016

Portable RSA-57T remote switch actuator (RSA) lets technicians remotely close or trip Square D N-Frame molded case circuit breaker (MCCB) from safe distance of up to 300 ft while remaining stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates any modifications to existing electrical equipment for installation/operation. Unit is compatible with flush-mounted N-Frame breakers... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Mine-Duty Belt Cleaner lessens tensioning, installation concerns.

October 6, 2016

Designed for 20–84 in. dia pulleys servicing belts with widths 24 in. and up, Mine Duty Exterra Primary Belt Cleaner solves problems related to constant tensioning maintenance and difficult installation in tight areas. Set For Life (SFL) technology maintains constant, accurate tension during life of blade, and 3-piece pole facilitates management during installation. By being segmented... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Snap-Fit PET Bottle combines 2 separate containers.

October 6, 2016

Combining 2 polyethylene terephthalate containers, with bottom container snapping into base of larger top bottle, Clasper™ enables 2 different products to be consumed in sequence or mixed together and then consumed. Containers can be decorated via shrink sleeve which provides added visual appeal and usage instructions. Blow molded bottle technology offers unique packaging solution for food,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Miniroller Kits contain miniroller 2-pack, frame, and tray.

October 6, 2016

Used for doors, cabinets, and smooth surfaces, Jumbo-Koter® Micro Plush™ kit features 5/16 in. nap microfiber rollers for smooth finishes with all paints/enamels. Jumbo-Koter Super Doo-Z® kit, suited for drywall, plaster, smooth wood, or paneling, features Wooster woven roller fabric and 3/8 in. nap rollers that produce near lint-free finish with all paints/enamels. Making use of... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Optics & Photonics

Precision Piezo Nanopositioner serves high-speed applications.

October 6, 2016

Operated with E-727 digital servo piezo controller, P-616 NanoCube® XYZ piezo scanner is based on parallel-kinematic design with one lightweight moving platform for all 3 axes. Capacitive sensors for sub-nanameter positioning precision, ceramic-insulated actuators for extended life, and flexures for friction-free motion are standard. With 100 µm travel range, this 3-Axis Piezo Motion... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron at PackExpo 2016

October 6, 2016

Latest developments in bulk material handling technology Sewell, NJ, USA - At this year's upcoming PackExpo, November 6-9, 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, North Hall - Booth N5847, Coperion and Coperion K-Tron will present their latest technological developments for bulk material handling solutions. Several pieces of equipment will be on the show floor representing their... Read More

Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Decanter Centrifuge features maintenance-friendly design.

October 6, 2016

With easy-to-open cover, Model Z3E facilitates access to main components, with no need for lifting equipment. Depending on application, users can choose between normal pond and super deep pond, which optimizes processing and dewatering of sludges and pastes. Simp Drive® gearbox provides precision regulation of differential speed in decanter, tracking every change in product characteristics.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bottomless Belt Conveyor eases printing on bottle bottoms.

October 5, 2016

For traceability, Pharmafill BCV1 Bottomless Conveyor enables serial numbers, lot codes, and other markings to be printed on bottoms of plastic and glass bottles without requiring bottles to be slowed, stopped, rotated, diverted, or otherwise disrupted from flow in packaging line. System accepts containers from standard conveyor that drops out from under bottles as dual side belts gently grip and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Rotary Stages have compact, high-torque design.

October 5, 2016

Designed for NEMA 23 and 34 motors, ServoBelt Rotary Stages come in 2 through hole configurations with 50, 100, or 200 mm center openings to accommodate large bundles of conductors. Standard-sized models with 16 or 25 mm through holes are also available. Supporting both continuous rotation and variable indexing applications, stages offer speeds up to 1,000 rpm, continuous torque to 6.6 N-m,... Read More

Health, Medical, & Dental Supplies and Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Case Study: Hospital System Using Akro-Mils Products to Go Mobile

October 5, 2016

Akron, Ohio — Relocation of active departments in a medical facility is a daunting process. Materials managers at a Midwestern medical system — with multiple locations serving more than 1 million patients annually — discovered how challenging it can be as they moved departments as part of a construction project at the system’s main campus. A Massive Move A team led by the system’s... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Sanitary Napkin Dispenser promotes positive restroom experience.

October 5, 2016

Used to help create positive restroom experience for building users and visitors, RSVP Plus Feminine Dual Dispenser measures 5 ½ in. deep and has clean appearance. One window in this ADA-compliant sanitary napkin product dispenser lets managers/custodial workers monitor and replace supplies as needed. Product comes with 25-cent coin mechanism, 50 No. 4 Naturelle Maxis, and 50 Naturelle... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Contech's UrbanGreen® Rainwater Harvesting Tank Receives Uniform Plumbing Code Certification

October 5, 2016

WEST CHESTER, Ohio - West Chester-based Contech Engineered Solutions announced today that the UrbanGreen Steel Reinforced Polyethylene Rainwater Harvesting Tank has been certified to be in compliance with the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) by The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Research and Testing. Designated as an American National Standard, the UPC is a... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Automated Orbital Wrapping System secures loads to pallets.

October 4, 2016

Designed to automatically and continuously wrap palletized loads to pallets, TAB Wrapper Tornado Perfect Storm creates secure, unitized loads that remain intact throughout supply chain. Patent-pending technology automatically senses presence of pallet load then automatically wraps plastic stretch film 360° around and under both pallet and load. Equipped with integrated powered conveyor, system... Read More

Automatic ID, Material Handling & Storage

Balluff to Provide Complete RFID Solution with InformaTrac

October 4, 2016

Florence, KY - Balluff Inc. is pleased to announce that it has partnered with InformaTrac, Inc. to provide a Best in Class, complete RFID and Asset Management Solution.  Providing InformaTrac software solutions with their existing and well established line of RFID hardware, Balluff now provides all of the components together to deliver a large scale, fully integrated enterprise solution to its... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Universal Instruments Celebrates Grand Opening of Asia Advanced Technology Center

October 4, 2016

Newly refurbished facility to showcase automation solutions and deliver comprehensive services. Universal Instruments recently held a celebration ceremony to mark the grand opening of its Asia Advanced Technology Center in Shanghai with the participation of more than 50 distributors, customers and guests from all over China. The company’s flagship Fuzion® platform and new Flexbond™ hot bar... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

SCHUNK Hydraulic Expansion Toolholders

October 3, 2016

With more than 75,000 implemented, customer-specific solutions, SCHUNK has been developing and manufacturing hydraulic expansion toolholders and hydraulic expansion arbors for high-precision applications in milling, boring, turning, grinding, mounting, inspection, and balancing for over 35 years. With SCHUNK, you'll profit from the know-how of the world's largest supplier and the market... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

'Switching Gears'...There's No Disconnect with this Tool Cart

October 3, 2016

Creform designs and builds an applications-specific tool cart for an electrical switchgear manufacturer Greer, SC—Creform Corporation has designed and built an applications-specific tool cart to support the production operations…machine setup and changeovers…of a switchgear manufacturer. Integral to the cart’s development was to optimize tool configurations and placement for both tools... Read More