You know how long it takes to empty a tube of toothpaste. A few squeezes a day perhaps and it could take weeks or even a month to empty a tube of toothpaste.
On the other hand, with pneumatics, a tube can be filled very quickly and precisely. In fact, in our July issue, we review a machine that can fill 750 tubes per minute. And, better yet, the filling is done with great accuracy so as to not waste either tubes or toothpaste.
I invite you to read this article in our printed edition, digital edition, or on our website where you will find this article The fastest tube line in the world and lots of other excellent technical articles about all kinds of fluid power components used in all different end-use markets.
While you are there, if you want to research more about, let's say pneumatic valves, we have a whole Technologies section devoted to that. If you are interested in learning more about fluid power applications in the packaging industry, we have a whole Applications section containing many articles about packaging.
In case you might miss one of these interesting articles in print, digitally, or online, we do an e-newsletter every month that recaptures these interesting application stories. In August, we will launch an e-newsletter exclusively featuring pneumatics in our new Automate With Air e-newsletter. You can sign up to receive these from our website also.
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