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[ New Products ] Tube Filler A system for filling metal, plastic, and laminated tubes can reach speeds of up to 70 cycles per minute. The ergonomically designed FP 10 Filling Platform can accommodate tubes ranging from 60 to 250 millimeters in length and 10 to 52 millimeters in diameter (10 to 40 mm for metal tubes) at volumes ranging from 1.5 to 350 milliliters. The filler employs servo technology for reliability and interchangeable formats and product contact parts; it can be changed over in less than 15 minutes. Accessible from all sides, the machine features rugged construction and a 5.7-in. HMI touch screen panel, whose intuitive user interface displays all relevant process parameters. The HMI screen also provides changeover directives, counts good versus faulty tubes, shows user profiles, accesses teleservice via the Internet, and allows format data saving via USB. The machine is suited for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, or personal care products. The global company maintains 10 manufacturing plants and several sales and service companies worldwide. It offers tube filling units and cartoning machines for the pharmaceutical industry along with a range of other machines for several industries. OYSTAR USA, Edison, NJ; 732/343-7600; Tube Filler A global manufacturer of tube, cartridge, syringe, and airless pump filling systems has enhanced its tube filler. The ProTrac automatic tube filling and closing system features multiple servo motors including servo-driven metering and container lifting along with quick adjustment features, flexible station configurations, and a swing-away fill column. The company has improved access above and below the table top for ergonomics and hazardous environment controls. The ProTrac also offers all closure styles for plastic, laminate, and metal tubes. Custom designs and combination closures can be accommodated. Service and online support are available via Ethernet/Modem. Optional explosion-proof controls can be added. The system is suitable for cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, adhesives, sealants, and greases. Maintaining sales, manufacturing, and customer service facilities in the United States, the company is a global supplier of filling systems with international sales and service locations around the world. ProSys Innovative Packaging Equipment, Webb City, MO; 417/673-6550; 14 magenta cyan yellow black TubeNews•September2013 ES317286_TN1309_014.pgs 09.07.2013 03:30 UBM

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