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Core Plugs come in 7 diameters for roll protection.
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'); document.write('Offered in 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, and 12 in. sizes, Inca Core Plugs are produced using proprietary molding process combining hard and softwood wood fibers with synthetic resin. Engineered presswood molding uses high heat and pressure to ensure consistent size and shape. Resulting fiber structure exceeds industry standards for damage resulting from compression, side impact force, and moisture. Smooth, durable surface ensures safe insertion into rolling cores and facilitates removal for reuse.'); document.write('
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Shrink Sleeve Applicators offer multi-head configuration.
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'); document.write('Comprising heat shrink sleeve and tamper evident band applicators made of stainless steel, EZ-Series offers electro-pneumatic film control system that permits changeover to different container sizes and shapes without tooling changes. Film applicator utilizes stepper drive film feed system and guillotine knife for precise and repeatable film cut-lengths. Providing fully automatic, continuous motion operation and cantilevered design, EZ-Series integrates into new or existing packaging lines.'); document.write('
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Silica Gel Desiccant Bag comes in several varieties.
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'); document.write('Used to absorb moist air or oxygen, desiccant packets can contain different type of granules or desiccant powders. Color silica gel granules (blue and orange) change color at different levels of absorption; non-colored (white) version is also available. Once granule is fully contaminated, it changes color completely to indicate it needs to be replaced. Granules can be restored to original shape and size by heating to over 300°C, and packet form factor optimizes absorption area.'); document.write('
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Spray and Dispense Coating System incorporates jetting technology.
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'); document.write('SCS Precisioncoat uses jetting valve for precise delivery of materials with viscosities up to 400,000 cps at speeds up to 300 drops/sec. With clearance requirement of 300 µm, non-contact jet valve technology accommodates applications where dispensing occurs in tight spaces, such as between and under components, while promoting accelerated and accurate dispensing of various materials.'); document.write('
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Foam-in-Bag System can be transported throughout facility.
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'); document.write('Suitable for operations producing less than 25 packs/day, Instapak® Simple™ produces foam cushions without heated hoses, pumps, external controls, and containers required in most traditional systems. System requires only push of button to provide materials at rate of at least 3 bags/min. Production process generates foam materials without need for manual mixing or individual bag loading and aligns foam with center of bag to create consistent and durable cushions.'); document.write('
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Semi-Automatic Bagger includes 4.3 in. full color touchscreen.
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'); document.write('With maximum bag width of 11 in., SX™ Tabletop Bagging Machine prints address onto bag, then opens and seals it once product is inserted. System includes <span face="">DataMax A-Class Mark II </span>print engine and deluxe film feed sensor that runs all types and colors of bags. For control, bagger utilizes HMI, plus an Allen-Bradley Micro850 PLC. Recommended applications include packaging for fulfillment, injection molding, medical, parts, and retail.'); document.write('
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Temperature-Controlled Shippers protect clinical trial shipments.
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'); document.write('Available in 4 payload sizes from 3–11.5 L, ThermoSafe Via Series maintain pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines, and other products at refrigerated, controlled room temperature (CRT), or frozen temperatures for 1–5 days, depending on configuration, during transport. Modular design lets end-users convert these pre-qualified shippers from reusable system to one-way configuration, and zero refrigerant bench time conserves time during product loading.'); document.write('
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Wine Shippers protect beverages from exteme temperatures.
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'); document.write('Utilizing sustainable materials, Wine Shippers ensure temperature control and product protection during shipment of wine, spirits, and craft alcoholic beverages for up to 5 days. Products can protect sets of two or six 750 mL wine bottles by ensuring they are kept below 77°F. Supplied with instructions, shippers are available without refrigerants for shipping during colder months.'); document.write('
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Black and Clear Cosmetic Packaging utilize airless dispensing.
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'); document.write('Used for packaging liquid cosmetic and skin care formulations, Black and Clear Airless Bottles are available 3 sizes: 15 ml (Part No. 29942), 20 ml (Part No. 29943), and 30 ml (Part No. 29944). Corresponding airless pump mechanism, Part No. 29941, dispenses appropriate amount of product each time. Airless pump technology helps prevent product contamination in addition to ensuring contents are entirely depleted from bottle.'); document.write('
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Insulated Shippers maintain frozen payload temperature.
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'); document.write('Available in 4 sizes from 2.5–24 L, Envoy Frozen Series maintains temperature of payload – pharmaceuticals, biologics, vaccines, and other products – at less than -20°C for minimum of 4 days (depending on model) during transport. These temperature controlled shippers are pre-qualified to real world ISCsilver® ambient profile to ensure compliance to GDP regulations.'); document.write('
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Robotic Pallet Wrapper delivers speeds of 60 loads per hour.
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'); document.write('Featuring 40 in. carriage for wrapping larger loads, Model GW-4100 comes standard with telescoping mast that allows for mobility, accommodating loads up to 110 in. high. Built-in cutter cuts film at completion of wrap cycles, minimizing risk of operator injury. In addition, wrapper has independent top and bottom wrap pattern selection from 1–20 wraps, can perform 400 loads/charge, and comes pre-set with 99 wrap cycles. Film tension can be adjusted electronically from control panel.'); document.write('
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Vented Films provide breathable load containment.
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'); document.write('Providing 20 and 30 in. put ups, Viking Vented Films are available in pre-stretched version for core brake machines and hand wrap rolls, as well as close holed version for machines with pre-stretch rollers. Die cut holes eliminate many issues associated with conventional stretch films, such as spoilage. Ability to prevent condensation removes problems that accompany packaging of hot and cold products, including rust on tins or caps, discoloration of packaging, and impaired glue performance.'); document.write('
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Clamshell Packaging comes in stock versions.
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'); document.write('Thermoformed plastic clamshell packaging is available in various stock versions. Specifically, 7 different clamshells of varying square, round, and rectangular shapes range from 1–6 in. in length, width, and depth. All offer security, display, snap closure, as well as custom look. Manufacturing capabilities can fulfill clamshells with product and printed inserts, and thermoformed plastic manufacturing is also available for custom jobs.'); document.write('
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Horizontal Rotary Packaging Machine. runs 1,000 pouches/min.
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'); document.write('Suitable for packaging dry consumables such as tea, coffee, salt, and sugar, Sanko FP-1000 can run variety of films, including paper, at speeds up to 321 fpm. Variable height adjustment is achieved through state-of-the-art cutting system, while stable, repeatable sealing is assured by PID control of heater temperature. To run continuously, machine enables automatic staging and splicing of new roll of film to one already being processed. System can also be adjusted to 3-sided or 4-sided sealing.'); document.write('
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Biodegradable Molding Material is available for food packaging.
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'); document.write('Safe to freeze and offering heat resistance up to 428°F, Ahlstrom NatureMold™ provides environmentally friendly alternative to molds and trays made from plastic or aluminum for use in range of food applications. Properties facilitate release while promoting wet strength and grease resistance. Produced from renewable resources with FSC™-certified pulp, material also aids branding and differentiation via watermarking or dying options enabled via various hot food contact-approved colors.<br />'); document.write(''); document.write('
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Cleanroom Repackaging Service handles medical components.
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'); document.write('With on-site ISO 8, Class 100,000 cleanroom, IS Med Specialties can repackage medical components without introducing additional particulate matter or bio-burden. Repackaging capability includes volume reduction from large quantity bag to smaller bags and multi-part kitting into single bag. ISM also provides custom medical assemblies, such as custom tubing cut to size, tubing to fitting connections, and part to part assemblies.'); document.write('
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Hot Melt Dispensing Systems provide pulse-free flow.
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'); document.write('Available with hand-valve or automated-valve applicator for manual or automated operation, THERMADOSE® Hot Melt Systems provide pulse-free, temperature-controlled thermoplastic dispensing for applications using pressure sensitive adhesives, contact adhesives, waxes, and sealants. Independently controlled heat zones minimize adhesive degradation for precise, uniform patterns. For safe operation, tank controllers include independent over-temperature and over-pressure protection.'); document.write('
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Large-Format Dispenser accommodates range of substrate sizes.
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'); document.write('Suited for SMT, PCB packaging, and microelectronics assembly applications, Quantum™ Q-6800 offers 423 x 458 mm dispense area for operational flexibility. Continuous Path software optimizes dispense-head motion to conserve time and increase units per hour for jetted line applications. Along with ability to dispense precise volumes of fluid in dots, lines, and patterns, features include Nordson ASYMTEK process controls and optional dual-action or dual-simultaneous valve configurations.'); document.write('
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Vacuum Packaging Analyzer measures volume of residual oxygen.
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'); document.write('With i-Vacupack 6100, user can quantitatively measure volume of residual oxygen for flexible vacuum packages as well as test seal performance. Inner chamber, where test specimen is placed, is filled with water and sealed with sealing plate. Outer chamber is slowly injected with water to designated level and sealed. After both chambers are evacuated until test specimen expands, residual oxygen within specimen is obtained by fluid level analysis associated with corresponding calculations.'); document.write('
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Cartonboard suits luxury end uses.
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'); document.write('With exceptional smoothness, Carta Allura is suited for foil lamination, high-gloss varnish, and other special effects. Lightweight but firm product offers consistency and stiffness, enabling trouble-free production processes. Reverse side is also coated to ensure optimal finish to inside of carton. Carta Allura is most suitable for beautycare, high-end food and beverages, as well as graphic applications.'); document.write('
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