Equipment Briefs: April 2013
Dynamic Conveyor redesigns the leg supports for its DynaClean food conveyor systems. A one-dimensional design replaces the previous tubular design. Made from 304 stainless steel, the new leg supports facilitate easy cleaning and eliminate the possibility of hidden bacteria buildup on the conveyors. In addition, they meet FDA, USDA, National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) and International and Baking Industry Sanitation Standards Committee (BISSC) standards.
800-640-6850 • www.DynamicConveyor.com
BioFlex Pack, a biodegradable laminate for dry products from Ampac, consists of components made from fully biodegradable materials, including the adhesive. Developed by the company’s product development group in Kirchberg, Switzerland, the laminate material is compostable according to European regulation EN 13432 and U.S. ASTM D6400 and requires little to no curing time. BioFlex Pack is available as printed roll stock and premade pouches. Suggested packaging applications include dry grains and wholesome or natural products.
513-671-1777 • www.ampaconline.com
Primera Technology Inc.
The FX1000 Matrix Removal System from Primera Technology Inc. is a high-production, waste label matrix removal tool that expedites color label roll preparation. Finished label rolls are tightly wound and ready to be applied either manually or by most label dispensers or automated label applicators. The FX1000 can be used in conjunction with the company’s CX1000 color label printer as well with as a number of other digital label production systems.
763-475-6676 • www.primeralabel.com
The SR4000T offers economical sealing without compromising performance, says S&R Machinery, a division of Schneider Packaging Equipment Co. Inc. The unit automatically indexes random size cases from a powered infeed conveyor, folds all top flaps and applies up to 3-in.-wide pressure-sensitive tape to each case top and bottom. Designed for 24/7 duty, the SR4000T seals up to 15 cases/minute in random sequence without an operator. Safety features include complete interlocked safety guarding and box-jam sensors to protect the sealed product. The lightweight, modular unit is constructed of heavy-duty, corrosion-resistant aluminum and allows for easy component changes.
800-229-4896 • www.srmachinery.com
Kason Corp. adds an ultra-low-profile, 40-in.-diameter Flo-Tru Vibroscreen sifter with a flat dust cover to its line. Designed to fit into tight spots between storage and process equipment, the model employs two imbalanced-weight gyratory motors mounted on opposing exterior sidewalls, instead of one motor positioned beneath the screening chamber, significantly reducing its overall height. It can be installed above or below storage vessels, bulk bag and drum unloaders, bag-dump stations, blenders/mixers and other process equipment with minimum alteration to existing layouts. All contact surfaces are stainless steel with continuous welds polished to several standards.
973-467-8140 • www.kason.com
The SONO-1000 from Bindicator, a Venture Measurement company, is a single-tank, ultrasonic sensor that measures free-flowing solids, such as powders and granules, in vessels up to 98 ft. high. According to the company, the unit is simple to install and start up, regardless of the amount of material in the vessel, and suitable for a wide range of materials. It comes with a programmable display and is available in AC and DC versions.
864-699-5249 • www.bindicator.com