Robotic Pallet Cell integrates dispenser and conveyor.
Robots

Robotic Pallet Cell integrates dispenser and conveyor.

Able to palletize 25-30 RSC cases/min, robotic pallet cell incorporates FANUC robot, with vacuum-, gripper-, or hybrid-style end-of-arm-tooling; automatic pallet dispenser; and flow-through conveyor, all in 19 x 8 ft space. It can be configured to allow multiple zones and full pallet discharge can be in-line or 90°. All standard pallet sizes are accommodated and dozens of preprogrammed...

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Coilers

Turn-Key Spring Coiling Systems for the Garage Door Spring Industry

Automated Industrial Motion (AIM) has developed and is offering turn-key spring coiling systems to the garage door spring industry. Systems include an AIM CNC Coiler, powered wire payoff, cassette tooling, spring support track, in line oven and automation. Equipment can be provided completely tooled, programmed and setup for producing entire families of garage door springs. Our state-of-the-art...

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Coilers

Constant Force Spring Coilers

Automated Industrial Motion (AIM) has developed an AIM 1000 CNC Spring Coiling System for the constant force springs. Systems include an AIM 1000 Coiler, pneumatic toggle press, cassette tooling, powered wire payoff, stress relief oven. With a feed rate of up to 650 feet per minute, the AIM 1000 system averages 1500 parts per hour. This state-of-the-art equipment offers the latest machine tool...

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Making Your Mark: Traceability of Nestle Purina Dog Food Bags
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Making Your Mark: Traceability of Nestle Purina Dog Food Bags

Functionality offered by Matthews International's S.C.I. F.I.(TM) 3400 Drop-on-Demand(TM) ink-jet system installed at Huhtamaki manufacturing facility at Malvern, Pa. to ensure traceability of its Nestle Purina dog and cat food bags, is described in this paper. It states the need and advantages of the ability to trace the product history using the date coding system, detailing the capabilities of the 3400 ink-jet small character printer system, which uses a pressurized ink supply, and a wide range of printhead choices for printing characters of variable heights with greater tilt angles. The marking process of the bags is explained, and the benefits offered by the low maintenance Matthews marking equipment are detailed in this paper.

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Plugs and Stoppers

Threaded Caps & Plugs

Alliance Plastics now offers one of the most versatile and complete threaded cap and plug ranges in the industry. With 45 styles to choose from, in which 10 are new or expanded ranges. Standard materials include LDPE, HDPE, Polypropylene, Nylon, and Acetate. Standard colors include blue, red, black, yellow, and natural. These styles are designed to protect your mating threads from nicks or dings...

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Miscellaneous Protectors

Hose Protection and Bundling Plastic Wraps

Alliance Plastics offers a variety of black plastic wraps for you to choose from. In all cases our wraps can be applied before or after the hose is installed and are capable of protecting/bundling multiple hoses. Our SGX Heavy Duty has 13 sizes ranging from ½" to 6" diameter and is your first choice when it comes to abrasion, cuts and crushing resistance. Also, it has a double beveled design...

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Valve Stem Packing simplifies leak detection and repair.
Packing

Valve Stem Packing simplifies leak detection and repair.

Style 212-ULE is comprised of 1 braid manufactured from yarn with GRAPH-LOCK® strands contained by Inconel® filament jacket, and second braid composed of graphite fiber and yarns. It withstands temperatures from -328 to +1,200°F in steam and non-oxidizing environments and up to 850°F in media containing free O2. Maximum pressure rating is 4,500 psig and pH rating is 0-14....

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Smooth Closures optimize case/pallet density.
Closure Caps

Smooth Closures optimize case/pallet density.

Stacked into logs, top stack and TaperStack(TM) closures protect shape during shipping and warehousing. TaperStack design also minimizes gram weight of closure while maintaining optimal structural integrity. Stacking of smooth closures into cases typically allows for an increase of 40%-60% per case/pallet. While TaperStack closures have stacking shelf inside skirt of closure that enables caps to...

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Packaging Materials

Diamond Designs Greener Package for Highland Lilac(TM) Perfume

Rochester, NY - Diamond Packaging and Highland Lilac of Rochester today announced a new, greener package for the renowned Highland Lilac(TM) perfume. The new packaging will debut at the 2009 Lilac Festival May 8-17 at Highland Park. Both Diamond and Highland Lilac have deep roots in the Rochester community. Dan Morgan first designed, developed and manufactured Highland Lilac(TM) perfume 40 years...

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