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Break-Off Plugs help lighten pipe lifting weight.
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'); document.write('Made in 303 stainless or composite material, ½ in. break-off plug is designed for 8 in. submersible ductile iron and stainless steel valves. Product enables lighter lifting weight by letting water drain from pipe after plug is broken by dropping smaller pipe down ID of pipe. Also, plug eliminates water accumulating at surface of well. This fosters clean and simple pull of riser pipe.'); document.write('
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Dairy Product Packaging offers integrated spoon.
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'); document.write('Offered in 210 or 300 ml sizes, injection molded plastic pot addresses consumer demand for meals on-the-go by integrating one spoon into lid. Spoon may be accessed by tearing off self-adhesive peel-off label on top of square pot. Design comes in one version with spoon in lid and one version with higher lid featuring room for both crunchy topping and spoon. Pot is reclosable, stable, and optimized for stacking (filled or empty), and in-mold labeling retains brand identity on shelf.'); document.write('
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Desiccant Pillow Packs targets pharmaceutical applications.
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'); document.write('Made of tear-resistant Tyvek® material, AdPack® Desiccant Pillow Packs protect moisture-sensitive tablets and capsules inside packaging. Flexible, non-dusting, lint-free Tyvek ensures pharmaceuticals remain intact at all times. Distinct shape of packs eliminates potential confusion with capsules or tablets, and prevents accidental ingestion. Available as single pillow packs or as strips on reel, AdPack® is compatible with semi- and fully automated dispensing equipment and filling lines.'); document.write('
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Oxygen Barrier Packaging helps keep food fresh.
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'); document.write('Combining oxygen barrier on all surfaces with membrane seal, SuperLock® Containers ensure almost non-existent oxygen transmission rate, providing ambient shelf life up to 24 months for products such as ready meals, sauces, soups, nuts, and dairy products. Packs are suitable for both hot and cold filling, can be retorted for product pasteurization or sterilization, and are stackable for storage. Low carbon and fully recyclable, reclosable containers are microwave-, dishwasher-, and freezer-safe.'); document.write('
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Seaming Device secures stretch wrap film tails.
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'); document.write('By eliminating film tail without contacting load, No Touch No Tail (NT²) provides perfectly finished wrap. Device works by seaming and cutting film away from product, minimizing waste and ensuring loads are properly secured during transportation. During last revolution in film cycle, counter-plate is placed between sealing element and load while cutting element cuts film. When released, film automatically retracts back to load to ensure efficient and effective load containment solution.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Protective Connector Caps target military applications.
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'); document.write('Designed especially for ODU AMC Standard and ODU AMC Easy-Clean Advanced Military Connectors, Protective Caps ensure trouble-free handling of connections, whether used for unmated interfaces on device or for cable side. Caps guarantee EMC protection up to 55 dB and protect connections from water, sand, and dust under adverse conditions and extreme environmental influences. With help of dark crimp barrel, caps are attached to 200 mm long, fire-proof cable.'); document.write('
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Clear, Flexible Piston reduces bounce for consistent dispensing.
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'); document.write('Used to achieve consistent results when dispensing viscous fluids, Optimum® Clear Flex Piston is made from pliable material that allows inserted flexing under pressure. This creates tight seal between piston and barrel. Seal stops air from passing by piston and consequently prevents piston separation and pulsing (or bounce) during dispensing. Piston fits tightly enough into syringe barrel to maintain barrel wall wiping throughout dispensing cycle and thereby reduces fluid waste.'); document.write('
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Pet Food Pack features reclosable design.
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'); document.write('Offering alternative to traditional aluminum tray, square plastic Pet Food Pack comes in 115 mL or 100 g size for smaller meals. Reclosable pack minimizes odors, protects contents, and is suitable for autoclave. Product also features UV light barrier protection and oxygen barrier for extended shelf life. In addition, in-mold labeling allows for distinctive shelf presence in competitive markets.'); document.write('
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Hygienic Pressure/Gravity Filling Machine offers 2-in-1 operation.
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'); document.write('Supporting speeds up to 300 bottles/min, hygienic pressure/gravity filling machine is suitable for applications involving sauces, syrups, edible oils, and other viscous foods. Sanitary overfill bowl captures any product overflow, allowing it to be used without reprocessing, thereby saving time and energy and reducing waste. Also, machine can fill non-viscous food products, and features clean in place system.'); document.write('
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Compounding and Filling Vessel features magnetic mixer.
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'); document.write('With 60 L working volume, Compounding and Filling Vessel utilizes magnetically coupled turbine agitator that floats during operation up to 490 rpm. Mixer stirs low-viscosity suspension as it is being discharged under pressure of nitrogen and filled into vials, syringes, or other containers. Because agitator is bottom-mounted, complete mixing is ensured regardless of batch level. Vessel is rated for 375 psi to full vacuum at 250°F. All wetted parts are 316L SS, electropolished and passivated.'); document.write('
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Re-Closable Food Package combines safety and convenience.
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'); document.write('Combining re-closing ability and tamper-evidence security, Bebo Swing™ features re-closable lid, attached to tub via ultrasonic welding, that can be hinged or fully removed. Pack solution, intended for spreadable products, incorporates perforation process which facilitates opening and can be designed for various shapes. Suitable for products with and without lidding film, product can be manufactured in monolayer or multilayer PP and can incorporate light barrier.'); document.write('
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Filling System handles high viscosity materials.
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'); document.write('Designed to fill syringes and compules with extremely high-viscosity materials, Model 2400 uses convection oven to lower material\'s viscosity and then quickly routes it through system and into containers using high hydraulic pressure. Solid-state sensing system simultaneously controls amount of fill for single or multiple syringes, and up to 5 compules. Benchtop system has refillable cartridge/piston assembly that holds bulk material, allowing it to be prepared off-line and stored for future use.'); document.write('
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High-Pressure Filling System suits high-viscosity materials.
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'); document.write('Model 2400 accurately fills syringes and compules with such high-viscosity materials as dental composites and restoratives. After convection oven lowers material viscosity, bench-top system routes material into containers using hydraulic pressure. Solid-state sensing system simultaneously controls amount of fill for single or multiple syringes and up to 5 compules for max filling efficiency. Refillable cartridge/piston assembly holds bulk material, allowing off-line preparation/storage.'); document.write('
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Bulk Bag Filling System incorporates pallet dispenser.
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'); document.write('Material Master Powerfill™ features Power-Lift™ system for powered fill head height adjustment and Easy-Load™ rotary bag hanger system. To aid access, fill head and bag strap connection points are brought directly in front of operator. Pallet will automatically be dispensed onto filler deck to accept bag, and bulk bag is filled by weight to programmed set point after connection and inflation. Once fill cycle is complete, system automatically discharges filled bag onto roller conveyor.'); document.write('
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Decorated Packaging combines IML and desiccant closures.
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'); document.write('With in-mold labeling (IML) and desiccant closures, Brilliance®Tube is optimally suited for effervescent tablets and also work with conventional or coated tablets as well as other solid pharmaceutical products. Design completely protects contents against light and moisture, while geometry of tube base ensures compatibility with standard commercial sales trays. Up to 8 colors and metallic effects are possible, and IML affords photorealistic printing with choice of textures and finishes.'); document.write('
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Paper Void Fill Packaging System eliminates several manual tasks.
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'); document.write('Available in floor or table-top models, FasFil® EZ® Auto system employs automated cutting mechanism for facilitated release of single-ply, protective paper void fill. Footprint supports small-cell packaging operations, and hands-free automated cutting tools let users set pre-programmed or continuous paper lengths to produce consistent void fill volumes. Operated through automated footswitch, system is adjustable to range of customized heights and angles.'); document.write('
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Heavy-Duty Stretch Wrapper has 7 in. full color touchscreen HMI.
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'); document.write('Available as Low and High Profile and Dual Turntable machines, LP20/20-UTS features 100% steel construction, 60 in. table, 6,000 lb load capacity, and 30 in. Uni-Tension Pre-Stretch or Magnetic Brake systems that can use both 20 or 30 in. film/netting. Touchscreen provides such intuitive features as customized programs with wrapping parameters based on varying product, troubleshooting screens with part numbers and descriptions, full manual operation system, and real-time machine alarms.'); document.write('
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Clear PET Food Containers use recycled post-consumer content.
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'); document.write('Designed to highlight and market fresh food, Crystal Seal reFresh thermoformed, FDA food-grade, 100% recyclable, plastic containers comes in 8 sizes and shapes that can be used in various configurations. All styles are leak resistant, offer unobstructed view of product, and feature tamper-evident hinge and tight seals. Tabs facilitate opening/closing by consumers, and design maximizes structural integrity with minimal ribbing.'); document.write('
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Coated Packaging Material is recyclable and compostable.
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'); document.write('Offering alternative to polycoated cardboard for food packaging market, Respak features barrier that repels water, oil, and grease yet is recyclable, compostable, and made from 50% recycled fibers. Elemental chlorine free (ECF) and FSC®-certified product complies with main food safety standards, including those established by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for packaging that comes in contact with dry, aqueous, and fatty foods.'); document.write('
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Single-Use Filling System has validated multi-tubing port.
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'); document.write('PreVAS (pre-validated, -assembled and -sterilized) single-use filling system features fully validated multi-tubing port. With PreVAS pump trolley, users gain mobile filling station that can be combined with existing filling lines. Product bag is situated outside isolator, while filling tubes are compactly and safely guided through isolator wall via multi-tubing port before being connected to filling station. This helps accelerate upgrades their existing lines to filling operations.'); document.write('
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