Types of Conveyors for Industrial Applications

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Conveyor systems have become increasingly critical for speedy, reliable production in a variety of industries. At their most basic, conveyor systems use a frame that supports a belt, rollers, or wheels to transport materials from one location to another. They are powered using a variety of methods, including electrical motors, manual actuation, or gravity. Conveyors […]

Guide to Lining Materials

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Numerous closure lining materials exist for use with caps and closures on consumer products. The liner choice will impact the fit and function of the closure on the final packaging solution. Developing an understanding of the differences between lining cap materials will help to facilitate informed material choices.  Importance of Lining Materials A cap liner […]

New Innovations for Increased Efficiency

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At CapTech Automation, our team continuously searches for ways to improve efficiency in the manufacturing sector. Drawing from the expertise of experienced industry professionals from Big Sky Engineering, we are able to produce advanced closure production machinery that enables our customers to integrate lean manufacturing principles into their operations easily and efficiently. By doing so, […]

Cost Benefits of Stacking and Packing

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While the terms closure “packing” and “stacking” are sometimes used interchangeably in daily vernacular, they are two distinctly separate operations in the manufacturing industry. Stacking refers to the placement or arrangement of individual items in a pile, while packing is the process of preparing the stacks for container shipment. Affecting many aspects of a product […]

Improve Material Efficiency with CapTech Automation

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Cap liners, one of the smallest and often most underappreciated elements of a bottled product, are actually one of the most crucial components in the bottle assembly. These pieces sit between the cap and the bottle, acting as a gasket to ensure proper sealing. Cap liners serve several essential functions including preventing leakage, improving product […]

Lower Compressed Air Costs

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Compressed air has recently become a valuable power source for a growing number of applications. It is often referred to as the fourth utility after water, electricity, and gas. However, compressed air can be potentially expensive in specific applications. When used inappropriately, wastage is significant, and the medium itself can become inefficient. Most high-speed cap […]