The QP08 is the latest member of the ferrite-core-free uprox+ family from Turck. The compact factor-1 sensor offers a high EMV and magnetic field stability, as well as ultimate switching distances for all metals. The non-flush sensor in a plastic housing is designed for use in cramped spaces with little place for the installation, eg, in the installation and handling industry or in packaging machines.
The Sleevematic ES labeller is designed for handling stretch-sleeve films. Based on recyclable low-density polyethylene (LDPE), the stretch-sleeve films provide an alternative to sleeves made from PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and a high stretch rate on beverage containers.
Carapelli is one of Italy’s leading suppliers of edible oils and its Extra Virgin Olive Oil is exported globally. The company chose the OCME Libra R5 30 P125 automatic rotary weight filler for its new vegetable oil production line.
The Bericap BNK is the next-generation capping head following on from the BVK capping head which is equipped with a hysteresis coupling, providing a constant application torque independent of the head speed and hence independent from the filling line and capper speed.
The Bosch Packaging Technology Elematic 1000 SL and Elematic 3000 S Case Packers provide good performance and quick size changeovers using the latest drive technology.
Bosch Packaging Technology has released a compact machine for the pharmaceutically safe filling and closing of opened and closed ampoules. Optionally, the machine can be used for the filling of ampoules and injection bottles in combination. The circular filling and capping machine with an indexing motion for opened and closed ampoules is designed for small-batch industrial production with production rates up to 120 pieces per minute.
The Roland VersaUV series UV-LED inkjet printers are suitable for packaging proofing and prototyping, as well as short-run labelling applications.
Benco Pack SpA of Italy has been chosen by Agral, a Belgium butter manufacturing company, to supply an aseptic form-fill-seal machine for its range of 8 to 10 g rectangle cup mini-portion butter products.
The IntraVis Vision Systems CapWatcher II is a cap inspection system that can inspect up to 144,000 caps per hour for defects such as: open and closed - short shots and long shots; spots; height deviations; broken tamper bands; deviations in the length of the gate; micro holes in the head plate; damage to the seal cone; colour deviations; damaged flaps; and linear inconsistencies.
MPI Australia will be launching Uhlmann Blister Express Centre BEC300 - a combination of blister and cartoning machine and an economy model of Fette tablet press. The company is also exhibiting inspection equipment consisting of Safeline Profile series metal detectors, IP69K-rated OCS heavy-duty washdown checkweigher as well as a newly released economy checkweigher; Safeline X-ray machines and Combination system; a unique concept of economical bagging of consumable and industrial products and protective packaging from its Autobag range of equipment; Automac tray stretch wrapping machine and PA Tray top lid sealing machine; Shrinkmaster (L bar sealer and shrink tunnel); and Cryovac polyolefin shrink film.
Perfect Packaging will be showcasing its Rotary Pouch Filling & Sealing machine from Leepack which meets the growing demand for re-sealable packaging in pouches. It will also feature two newly released flow wrapping machines from Tecno Pack. Model FP 015 is an entry level 3 servo drive rotary sealer, and Model FP 025 box motion, in an extra wide version, is capable of wrapping an endless variety of products in the food and non-food sectors.
Products on display include: bag sealers, food container sealers, induction sealers, small nozzle-free vacuum sealer, L bar sealer and tunnel, shrink sleeves and labels, biodegradable plates and bowls, and some of its range of plain and printed bags.
The DG-E 10/30 and DG-E 10/40 transmission belts are the thermoplastic alternative to traditional Chiorino polyamide belts of the DG series for folder gluers in the cardboard industry. They are also suitable for power transmission as live roller drives in other industrial fields and are used on cardboard box-folding machines.
The Scholle SureFill 30 LA aseptic filling technology is suitable for dairy, beverage and flavouring processors producing large-volume aseptic products.
The Fibre King WAP25-150 Wraparound Robotic Case Packer uses pick-and-place robotic collators for individual product orientation and diverting with a wraparound case packing system. It will handle up to 25 cases/min.