Software

Two Minnesota Institutions Advance RFID Technologies in Health Care

Mayo Clinic Chooses 3M Track and Trace Solutions for Specimen Management ST. PAUL, Minn. & ROCHESTER, Minn.--3M and Mayo Clinic today announced that they have demonstrated a successful pilot program with the installation of a state-of-the-art radio frequency identification (RFID) system in Mayo Clinic's endoscopy surgical suites, where patient tissue samples are collected. 3M researchers visited...

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Tamper-Evident Bander/Labeler also performs full sleeving.
Labelers

Tamper-Evident Bander/Labeler also performs full sleeving.

Able to operate continuously with zero downtime, 75 Series Shrinksealers apply tamper-evident banding and labeling at up to 400 containers/min and can incorporate tear tab blades or slit tab blades. Multiple-use system also applies full-height bodysleeve labels at up to 300 cpm. For tamper evident body sleeves, sleeve label encapsulates cap and features horizontal perforation. Features include...

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Antennas

Comprehensive RFID Solutions Now Available from Tyco Electronics

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Feb. 21, 2007 - Tyco Electronics Corporation has unveiled the industry's most comprehensive line of end-to-end RFID solutions. Building on the broad technologies in the company's portfolio, the Tyco Electronics solution set includes RFID tags, inlays, readers, antennas, and software solutions. "Tyco Electronics has all the critical hardware and software building blocks for...

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Stripers

Striping Machine uses inverted spray aerosol can.

Featuring all metal construction, NewAero produces 2-4 in. wide lines and holds up to 12 extra cans to stripe up to 3,000 ft of line, eliminating repeated trips for refilling. To change colors, user just exchanges aerosol can. Unit includes 8 in. semi-pneumatic tires and can be transported in car's trunk or utility vehicle. Suitable for parking lots, warehouses, and factory floors, NewAero is...

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Inserters

Folder Inserter optimizes mailroom efficiency.

Offering load'n go operation, Model DS-80 is suitable for mail centers maintaining outgoing speed of 4,000 filled envelopes/hr. Each feeder can accommodate different size documents, and users can link multiple feeders so that when one feeder runs out, next feeder takes over. To ensure recipients receive correct mail piece, DS-80 provides double document security and optical mark recognition....

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Software

Delcam Provides Golf Company with a Program for Growth

An investment in Delcam's ArtCAM software and CNC routers has driven a huge increase in business at Great Lakes Golf Course Products. "When I started here we had around 10 employees and our turnover was around $750,000 per year," said CNC manager, Kevin Keepers. "Now, we have 50 people and turn over that amount almost every month. About 80% of our products are made using ArtCAM. Without the...

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Adhesives

ETI-MELT(TM) Adhesive Meets Need for Clear Film, No-Label Look

BRIDGEWATER, NJ, November 2, 2006 - National Adhesives has introduced ETI-MELT(TM) 396, a new high-tack, light-color labeling adhesive ideally suited for creating a "no-label" look on clear films. ETI-MELT 396 adhesive, which officially debuted at the Pack Expo trade show in Chicago last month, provides superior adhesion on wrap-around labeling of glass, PVC, HDPE and PET bottles with paper or...

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Stamps

Hot Stamp Machines mark insulated wire and cable.

Monitored and controlled by microprocessor-based PLC, Modprint 2020 Series prints on insulated wire and cable sizes from .035-.250 in., including ETFE and TFE insulations, at speeds up to 40 fpm. Model 2020EC measures, marks, and cuts, while Model 2020A measures, marks, and cuts, and includes standard spark tester and optional motorized pre-feeder. Utilizing full-size, 40-character typewheels,...

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Cobalt Steel Drill Bits are designed for hard metals.
Inserts

Cobalt Steel Drill Bits are designed for hard metals.

Offered as model numbers DW1204(B)-DW1232(B), DW1263, and DW1269, cobalt PILOT POINT® drill bits are engineered for use on stainless steel and other hard metals. Each bit (3/16 in. and up) is designed with 130° pilot tip on top of 130° split point with 4 cutting edges. This minimizes walking on material and enables bit to start on contact. While open-head flute design aids material...

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Research, Design and Development Services

Alcoa Flexible Packaging Shrink Sleeve Wins Best of Show Award at PLGA Annual Meeting!

RICHMOND, Va. -- Recently, at the Packaging & Label Gravure Association's 10th Annual Operational Conference, Alcoa Flexible Packaging was again recognized for premium print quality by receiving Best of Show" for its Neilson's The Ultimate Chocolate Milk(TM) 1 liter bottle shrink sleeve. Not only did the Alcoa shrink sleeve win the top award in its label category, it then contended with the best...

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