Original Press Release
Sonics new 30 kHz Ultrasonic Hand Held Plastics Welding System
Press release date: August 10, 2012
New 30 kHz hand held system also features digital time and/or energy welding modes
Newtown, CT USA) Sonics & Materials, Inc. is pleased to announce that a 30 kHz model has been added to its line of hand held ultrasonic plastics welding systems. Like the 20 and 40 kHz models, the 30 kHz hand gun can be set to weld in digital time and/or constant energy modes, as well as continuous duty mode, for maximum control and versatility.
Digital time controls range from 0.1 - 9.9 seconds and digital energy controls range from 0 to 999,999 joules. Additional microprocessor- controlled features include autotune circuitry; frequency display; digital amplitude control; ultrasonic power load meter; and upper and lower weld limit settings.
Designed specifically for welding, staking, inserting and spot welding applications, these convenient and inexpensive systems are rugged and reliable yet compact and portable.
The new 30 kHz hand held converter is supplied with a standard ½" (12.7 mm) diameter flat-faced welding tip that attaches to an integral titanium front driver. (Front driver has a ¼-28 threaded end to accept other standard or custom tips.) Special carbide coated wear resistant, flat, knurled and custom faced tips, as well as a tip assortment kit, are also available.
Available optional accessories include a pistol grip designed for more ergonomic handling whereby the operator activates ultrasonics by pulling on the "trigger." Also available are a manual press which provides more controlled motion of the converter resulting in more consistent assemblies, and a plug-in foot pedal for "ultrasonics on" triggering.
Other standard features include overload protection circuitry; overload reset; DB9 PLC I/O connector; backlit LCD display; and quick-disconnect RF converter cable.
Since 1969, Sonics & Materials, Inc. has been a world leader in the field of 40-, 20- and 15 kHz ultrasonic welding technology, large-part linear vibration welding systems, spin welding machines, and other plastics joining methods. The company, which is ISO 9001 certified, designs and builds a complete line of hand-held, bench-top and semi-automated plastics and metal assembly systems, and offers in-house application assistance, materials testing laboratory service, global sales and distribution network, on-site field service and the industry's most advanced welding systems. Automotive, industrial, medical, packaging, toy, appliance, consumer and synthetic textile manufacturers around the world use Sonics' standard or customized equipment to weld the full spectrum of commodity and engineering polymers and metals.
Sonics & Materials, Inc., 53 Church Hill Road, Newtown, CT 06470, USA Phone: (203) 270-4600, Fax: (203) 270-4610, Toll Free in USA: (800) 745-1105 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the company's website at www.sonics.com
Sonics and Sonics & Materials are registered in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.