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Sensor Has Software

The RMF-1000 Series penetrative radio frequency moisture sensor includes product calibration software. Generates a radio frequency fringe field at less

Experience Speaks: Lisa M. Trajkovich

VP/COO of Protect-all Inc. Management style | Lead by example. Motto | By failing to plan, you plan to fail. How did you get into the converting business?

Extrusion Coating System Upgraded

Symphonix process control technology for the film, sheet, foam, and extrusion coating markets is the replacement control platform for company's Extrol

Critical Trends Face-Off

Exclusive PFFC research analyses critical issues within each of four major converting industry sectors.

Narrow Web & Label Reporter

IMDA Award Winners Break Out of the Mold TEMPE, AZ | The In-Mold Decorating Assn. announced the winners of its third annual Awards Competition on October

Apply Glue with Control

Robond PRO is a microprocessor-controlled fluid application system for fine-line gluing and precision fold softening. Features include automatic fluid

Correct Color in Real Time

KeyColor ColorInSpec printing system delivers color correction on-press in real time and simultaneously can provide defect detection. Reads an entire

Prepress Suite Is Modular

New version of web2print platform software Vit2Print comprises several modules. The entire suite offers a prepress workflow solution, though each module

Measure Temps & More

The Maxline 2 system now is offered with a camera link interface supporting multiple thermal imaging cameras. Said to provide efficient and reliable in-line

Position Web in Small Space

The Mantis web positioner features unlimited lateral correction/positioning to 120-in.-wide stable web with no lead-in distance required, using minimal

Experience Speaks: David Premo

VP/General Manager of Adhesive Applications Inc. Management style | Hands off. Hire exceptional talent and give them space to thrive. What is the key

Software Automates Die-Cutting

The Finecut laser die-cutting station is powered by software said to automate cutting sequences for optimum web speeds, seamlessly cut and stitch images

Transfer Tapes Aid Service

FLEXmount transfer tapes are available in 48-, 54- and 60-in. widths to alleviate off-cut charges and provide faster service. Widths are paired with those

Press Has Options

The 330 flexo press is said to increase production capacity by as much as 50%. Can be supplied with up to 12 printing units for UV or water-based inks

Clean Anilox Rolls Safely

A re-engineered anilox roll cleaning system is said to be environmentally safe and to be more powerful and user-friendly with a low profile for easy use

Measure & Control Moisture

The MCT 360 Moisture Transmitter allows a converter to monitor moisture level continuously and manually or automatically control moisture content. It

Shrink Labels Enhance POP

Embrace copolyesters for full-body shrink labels allow brand owners to maximize marketing messages at the point-of-purchase. Embrace HY has lower shrink

Meter Gives Stable Readings

The 1928-C single-channel benchtop optical meter incorporates various filtering to make the reading more stable. Said to be compact and versatile, meter

A Converting Renaissance?

Late October brought people out of early hibernation to association meetings. PFFC editors made the rounds at two annual gatherings — both held October 18-21 — for the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) and the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI).

Cores | The Foundation of Winding

Where would you prefer to build your next house on swamp land or solid bedrock? This should be an easy question since it's clear a house starts with the

Digital Printing, Part 2 | Commercial

Some part of many converters' total business is now more suited to digital rather than analog printing. This could be as much as 10%-15%, and use of a digital press frees up the analog presses for the business to which they are better suited.

Press Minimizes Waste

Vistaflex C central impression flexo press has eight or ten color decks and print repeats to 49 in. (1,250 mm), printing widths to 88.5 in. (2,200 mm),

Static, Be Gone!

Static charge accumulates on the surface of PE, PP, or PET films as they run through a coating, lamination, or converting process. Static charge also

Analyze Cost-Effectively

The Pac Check Model 650 EC benchtop dual oxygen and carbon dioxide headspace analyzer is designed as a cost-effective option. Said to be well suited for

NEWS CLIPS

The Strouse Corp., Westminster, MD, is an authorized converter for the Renewable Energy Div. of 3M, St. Paul, MN, which supplies adhesives, sealants,

Foam Tapes Have High Adhesion

The XHA 6600 Series high-adhesion acrylic foam tapes are said to satisfy fastening and bonding requirements in the appliance, transportation, electronics,

Clean Rolls Simply

Process Roll Cleaner mounts on a machine frame to clean the designated process roll. Company says condensate or oligomer removal is accomplished simply

Coater/Laminator Complies with Canadian Regulations

PIACENZA, ITALy | Nordmeccanica Group reports the successful installation of a Super Combi 3000 coater/laminator at Exopack, Concord, ON, Canada. The

UV Inkjet Doubles Throughput

The Jetrion 4830 UV inkjet system increases throughput by more than 2x compared to the Jetrion 4000. Powered by company's Fiery XF RIP, system is said

Rulers Are Precise

Electronic and video rulers check material and substrate stretch and size differences between all stages of the process before the run. Called ideal for

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