Reduce roller change-outs with versatile compound

Illinois-based Finzer Roller has developed a rubber compound for rollers on coaters that is said to improve performance compared to alternative products. Called Ultra-Can, the compound is suitable for both inker and coater rollers in the two-piece and three-piece canmaking industries. The product was developed following the appearance of a gap in the market, says Finzer’s Randy Apperson: "Finzer...

Identify damaged slip sheets to prevent jams

Inspection systems for detecting damaged slip sheets, said to be the first of their kind for the industry, have been developed by Applied Vision and Sardee Industries. The plastics slip sheets used in handling beverage and food cans are prone to damage over time, which can lead to a range of problems. The edges of...

High-speed aerosol palletisers installed in Korea

Clevertech has installed a range of automation and palletising equipment at South Korean aerosol can and end manufacturer Sun Group. For can conveying, Italy-based Clevertech installed three fully-automatic high-speed robot palletising islands. The islands each have two infeeds and operate at up to 800 cans a minute, producing around 70 pallets an hour. Each island is...

Leak testers for empty and filled aerosol cans

Two new ranges of testing equipment for aerosol cans have been launched by Ba.Sco. The BPS series detects microleaks in empty aerosol cans, as well as in other containers which will contain pressurised products. During testing, the BPS system clamps the cans by the dome, rather than pressurising the can, enabling the unit to detect microleaks...

Updated equipment for wider range of tests

CMC-Kuhnke has developed an updated Front End Station for semi-automated measurement of trimmed beverage cans. The FES-2000 unit is now able to measure top-wall thickness and mid-wall thickness, as well as measuring can height and dome depth. The system automatically rotates the can, and takes readings across the full circumference of the can, if required. Any...

Food canmaker installs rotary leak tester

Spanish canmaker Auxiliar Conservera recently installed a 40-head RLD 230 S rotary pressure leak tester from Bonfiglioli. The machine is being used by the canmaker to detect micro-leaks on food cans at speeds of up to 800 a minute. The unit is designed to offer a precise and repeatable performance, as well as low energy and...

Metal sports bottle maker using digital printing unit

Liberty Bottleworks, a US manufacturer of refillable aluminium bottles which was due to begin shipping its first products this month, installed a CP100 digital printing system supplied by INX International Inks. Following around two months of print and ink trials at INX's facility at Huntsville, Alabama, with emphasis on ink chemistry and ink compatibility tests, the printing system was...

UV curing system supplied for printing line

UK-based GEW recently supplied UV curing equipment to Crown Speciality Packaging for installation on a four-colour printing and varnishing line supplied by Crabtree. GEW supplied a ten-lamp NuvaPlus system. This configuration included a lamp after each of the first three stations, two lamps in a set stack position after the fourth station, and four lamps at the end of...

Lightweight Anilox roller improves coating accuracy

Anilox Metering Technology (AMT) has developed a sheet coating roller weighing 25kg less than previous rollers but offering improved performance. The Integral Large Lightweight Anilox Roller does not require a separate internal shaft, unlike previous models, but is said to be just as durable and to provide better rotational accuracy, by removing the possibility of run-out....

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How to delete cookies or control them
This site will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block cookies set by this or any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this for a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to clear cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone’s browser, you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Privacy Policy
This privacy policy sets out how Sayers Publishing Group Ltd uses and protects any information that you give Sayers Publishing Group Ltd when you use this website.

Sayers Publishing Group Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Sayers Publishing Group Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

Data Collected to Manage Your Membership
At checkout, we will collect your name, email address, username, and password. This information is used to setup your account for our site. If you are redirected to an offsite payment gateway to complete your payment, we may store this information in a temporary session variable to setup your account when you return to our site.

At checkout, we may also collect your billing address and phone number. This information is used to confirm your credit card. The billing address and phone number are saved by our site to pre populate the checkout form for future purchases and so we can get in touch with you if needed to discuss your order.

At checkout, we may also collect your credit card number, expiration date, and security code. This information is passed to our payment gateway PayPal to process your purchase.

You can read the PayPal privacy policy here,We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless required by law to do so.

Right to Access
You have certain rights in respect of your Personal Data. In particular, you have a right of access, rectification, restriction, opposition, erasure and data portability. Please contact [email protected] if you wish to exercise these rights or if you wish to complete an access request to all off the personal data that Sayer Publishing Group Ltd holds on you.

How Do We Protect Your Personal Data
We take appropriate organisational and technical security measures to protect your data against loss, misuse, unauthorised access, disclosure or processing. The security measures include firewalls, data encryption, physical access controls to our data centres, and information access authorisation controls. While we are dedicated to securing our systems and Services, you are responsible for securing and maintaining the privacy of your password(s) and Account/profile registration information and verifying that the Personal Data we maintain about you is accurate and current.