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Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Thermal & Heating Equipment

EI Microcircuits Leverages ECD's Suite of Measurement Technologies to Ensure Robust Thermal Processes

November 3, 2015

High-mix, medium-volume contract manufacturer, EI Microcircuits specializes in high-quality design, engineering and production of PCBs used in the industrial controls, medical and government sectors. With diverse and multiple jobs running throughout the Southern Minnesota-based EMS firm's three facilities, ensuring tight reflow soldering processes is critical to high-yield and cost-effective... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

KIC Picks up a Global Technology Award for the K2 Profile Setter

October 13, 2014

KIC’s K2 is the latest technology in thermal profiling San Diego – KIC today announced that it was awarded a 2014 Global Technology Award in the category of Soldering Equipment - Reflow for its K2 new generation profile setter. The award was presented to the company during a Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 ceremony that took place at the Donald Stephens Convention Center... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Husky Takes Hot Runner and Controller Capability to the Next Level - innovative Technologies for Total Mold Control at Fakuma 2014

October 9, 2014

BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems today announced that it will showcase its latest technologies in hot runners and controllers at Fakuma 2014 (October 14 – 18, Friedrichshafen, Germany), including UNIFY™ pre-assembled manifold systems, ALTANIUM MATRIX2™ hot runner and mold controllers, and an exciting first look at our ground-breaking next generation valve gate nozzles. ... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Husky Further Expands Its Hot Runners and Controllers Business to Meet the Growing Needs of Its Customers

October 7, 2014

BOLTON, Ontario – Husky Injection Molding Systems continues to make significant investments to support the strong growth of its Hot Runners and Controllers customers. Husky established its hot runners and controllers business as a strategic priority early in 2013 and is focused on developing innovative products and services that solve customers' key injection molding challenges in areas... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Thermal & Heating Equipment

KIC to Showcase Automatic Systems at SMTAI

September 2, 2014

KIC’s K2 is the latest technology in thermal profiling San Diego – KIC today announced that it will showcase the affordable and easy-to-use ProBot automatic profiling system and K2 new generation profile setter in Booth #439 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place Sep. 30 - Oct. 1, 2014 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. KIC will be... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hot Runner Temperature Controller covers 2-254 zones.

May 6, 2014

In addition to providing temperature regulation, ALTANIUM MATRIX2™ includes optional integrated control of electrically actuated ULTRASYNC-E™ synchronous valve stem hot runner system. Intelligent platform, helping to achieve improved part quality and uptime, offers intuitive navigation method and color 19 in. touchscreen. Other features include automatic storage and recall of setups, multilingual support, as well as historical event auditing and process monitoring. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

K2 European Debut at SMT Nuremberg 2014, KIC's New Profiler with Apps for Viewing on Mobile Devices

April 29, 2014

San Diego – KIC is proud to announce the launch of its new thermal profiler, the K2, which will make its European debut at SMT Nuremberg, May 6-8, 2014 at the SMT Hybrid Packaging at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg Germany. The K2 builds on KIC’s tradition of a compact and robust hardware that measures profiles accurately, even in harsh environments. The plug-and-play hardware and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Thermal Profiler supports viewing on mobile devices.

April 29, 2014

Offering plug-and-play hardware and GUI to facilitate profiling process, K2 accurately measures profiles even in harsh environments. KIC software enables each thermocouple to use its own unique process window, while optimization software automatically suggests best oven setup to process entire PCB and components in spec. Profile data can be viewed on PC as well as authorized Android and Apple mobile devices, while fail-safe software reduces opportunity for error. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Temeprature Analysis Software offers real-time data export via OPC.

March 27, 2014

Insight v7.3 offers features for temperature profiling and analysis in diverse industrial heating processes. Support for real-time export of data via OPC (Open Platform Communications) enables communication between data source (OPC server) and software application (OPC client). Data may include process data and records of alarms and events. As OPC server, software can pass data directly from logger to preferred OPC-client process-management application to assist with live process control. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature Profiling Package helps ensure product quality.

February 5, 2014

Intended for applications in manufacturing environments that utilize continuous conveyor process, SCORPION® 2 LITE Temperature Profiling Package enables measurement and monitoring of temperature levels in commercial ovens, cooling tunnels, freezers, and dryers. Package consists of SCORPION® 2 LITE Data Logger and Temperature Interface, which allow measurement of 10 temperatures at user-defined positions in thermal process to ensure consistency while minimizing substandard product/waste.
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Controls & Controllers

Hot Runner Temperature Controller supports 2-128 zones.

July 22, 2013

Combining intuitive navigation method with full color touchscreen, Altanium Delta3™ provides automatic storage and recall of set-ups to ensure same processing parameters are used for mold without operator intervention. Integrated mold protection prevents material degradation and addresses issues before part quality is compromised. With real-time power deviation monitoring, Delta3 can automatically detect signs of plastic leakage and impending heater failure, mitigating damage to mold. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments

Temperature Profiling a Coffee Roasting Cycle

March 29, 2013

Affordable Data Acquisition Module Enables Greater Flavor Consistency CHESTERLAND OH — CAS DataLoggers recently supplied the temperature profiling solution to a coffee brewer who makes his own product from his home to sell at local shops and through his website's store. Creating a good cup of coffee from scratch requires a lot of experimentation, so he sources green coffee beans from many... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermal Profiler fosters use via streamlined features, GUI.

October 25, 2012

Accommodating companies looking to capture accurate thermal profile without additional capabilities to optimize process, KICstart2™ uses Process Window Index to measure quality of profile with one number. This data acquisition profiler automatically identifies location of each oven heating zone, minimizing if not eliminating measurement requirements. Tool also corrects for different thermocouple (TC) locations on part, aligning them for improved profile graph viewing. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Propelec to Debut KIC's X5 Profiler at Matelec in Spain

October 19, 2012

San Diego - October 2012 - KIC announces that its distributor in Spain and Portugal, Propelec, will highlight its new X5 Profiler and KIC RPI in Pavilion 4 booth 4G01A and 4H01B at the upcoming Matelec Trade Fair, scheduled to take place October 23-26, 2012 in Madrid Spain.<4444>The X5 Profiler redefines what a data intelligence profiler can and should do. As opposed to data acquisition... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hot Runner Controller supports 16 timer-based zones.

June 18, 2012

Delivering responsive control for precise, sophisticated molding, 16-Zone Hydraulic Valve Gate Sequencer features PLC touchscreen that lets users save and load mold recipes. Visual icons show valve position for each zone, circular log shows last 200 changes, and dual-time functions allow each zone to be programmed with delay-time and on-time. Along with external alarm contact, controller features Manual Mode that can turn all outputs on/off and cycle time on/off. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hot Runner Control suits medium-sized multizone applications.

April 12, 2012

Featuring 8-32 zones of control with 15 A per zone, BEDROS(TM) has color touchscreen with intuitive HMI, built-in buttons for joystick operation, and overview screen for summary of all zones including process valves, setpoints, and alarms. Unit allows access for configuring single or multiple zones and naming of zone groups for quick selection and configuration. Controller can store/restore multiple setups that can be copied to flash drives for export to other injection molding machines. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Multi-Zone Temperature Controller features 16-mold memory.

April 11, 2012

With permanent self-tuning and advanced alarm system, M-Series V2 Multi-Zone Hot Runner Controller can accurately control 8-192 zones. Unit features tower design, LED touchscreen software, and dual-door accessibility for troubleshooting. After Moldscan system performs electrical analysis and saves initial values, subsequent Moldscans will detect fluctuations in power and resistance in mold and locate thermocouple problems, alerting operator to potential leaks and heater breakdown. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

CAS Introduces Complete Oven Temperature Profiling Kit

November 23, 2011

Grant OMK-610 Temperature Data Logger for Surface Coating Applications<4444>CHESTERLAND OH - CAS DataLoggers and Grant Instruments have collaborated to announce the latest version of the bestselling Grant OMK-610 Temperature Data Logger, a compact, battery-operated, 6-channel temperature data logger for use with a wide range of Type-K thermocouple probes and designed specifically for through... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Thermal Analysis System records temp, velocity, and pressure.

April 15, 2011

Used to profile heat sinks, components, and PCBs, iQ-200(TM) simultaneously measures temperatures for solid materials and surrounding air in addition to tracking air velocity and air pressure at multiple points. Laboratory instrument accommodates inputs from up to 12 J-type thermocouples, 16 air temperature/velocity sensors, and 4 DP sensors. USB interface allows PC-based data management, storage, and sharing, while software manages incoming data and provides graphic presentation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Optics & Photonics, Vision Systems

Furnace Monitoring System utilizes thermal imaging technology.

May 7, 2010

Through small opening in furnace wall, FTI-Eb Borescope uses Land FTI-E thermal imaging camera to accurately profile temperature from over 110,000 individual points. Water-cooled and air-purged camera lens withstands temperatures to 2,192°F and is designed to provide wide-angle view inside furnace. Unaffected by hot CO2 and H2O found in combustion atmospheres, system also features optional auto-retraction mechanism, image processing software, and ruggedized industrial housing. Read More