Material Processing Equipment

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Gas-Heated Belt Conveyor Oven attains 850°F max temperature.

August 28, 2015

Along with 36 in. x 18 ft x 15 in. workspace, No. 867 has 800,000 BTU/hr installed in natural gas burner and one 12,500 cfm, 10 hp stainless steel recirculating blower. Oven travel length comprises 3 ft open belt loading and unloading zones, 18 ft insulated heat zone with recirculated airflow, and 30 in. wide, 304 stainless steel woven wire conveyor belt. Latter features 3 in. high flex plate edges and is driven by ½ hp motor v-belt drive capable of variable speed operation from 1–19 ipm. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Power Analyzer accelerates accurate early assessments.

August 7, 2015

Built on multi-threaded architecture, Cadence® Joules™ RTL Power Solution lets SoC designers analyze power consumption during design exploration. Rapid prototype technology enables this register-transfer level (RTL) power analysis solution to analyze designs of up to 20 million instances with gate-level accuracy within 15% of final power as signed off in Cadence Voltus™ IC Power Integrity Solution. Also, additional integration fosters system-level power analysis and optimization. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Plasticizing System molds optical-grade polymers.

August 7, 2015

With Nordson Xaloy PC Molding System, injection molders of optical-grade polycarbonate, acrylic, and similar polymers can produce high-clarity parts. System delivers homogenous melt with minimum level of shear that can cause yellowness or discoloration. It also avoids polymer sticking points or dead spots where blemishes such as black specks can form. System comprises Pulsar® II mixing screw, barrel with X-800® inlay, valve for free-flowing melt delivery, and nickel-plated end cap. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

Printing Press utilizes hybrid LED UV system.

August 6, 2015

Integrating with narrow web presses, GEW ArcLED Hybrid LED UV System can consistently cure heavy inks with optimized adhesion. Conventional arc lamps can be combined and interchanged with LED curing at every print station. Same lamphead casing is used with interchangeable pull-out cassettes for arc and LED, including same power supply and control. Associated RHINO-ArcLED power supply automatically recognizes type of cassette being used and adapts all parameters accordingly. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fluid Bed Agglomerators range from 18-84 in. in diameter.

August 5, 2015

Encompassing batch and continuous applications, VIBRO-BED™ employs spraying system that introduces moisture to powdered material as it is fluidized and dried, forming agglomerates on controlled basis. Fluid bed chamber, equipped with imbalanced weight gyratory motors and mounted on spring suspension, vibrates as column of heated air flows upward through fine-mesh screen, causing particles to separate and become airborne as they are sprayed with liquid. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

High Temperature Ovens operate up to 1,000°F.

August 4, 2015

Featuring horizontal recirculating airflow to ensure temperature uniformity of ±5.6°C at 538°C, Models RAF and RFF are suited for annealing, aging, stress relieving, and other process critical applications. Class A Model RFF is designed to meet NFPA 86 requirements for applications that involve flammable solvents. Available in cabinet and benchtop sizes (4.2, 19, and 35 ft³), furnaces have Protocol 3™ microprocessor-based temperature and hi-limit controller with LCD and real-time clock. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing

ESD Suppressors protect electronics from up to 30 kV discharges.

August 3, 2015

Available in 0402- and 0603-sized, flat-topped, SMT packages respectively suited for applications up to 24 and 32 Vdc, XGD Series XTREME-GUARD™ ESD Suppressor protects sensitive electronics against ESD to 30 kV. Design enables safe absorption of repetitive ESD strikes of near 4X max level specified in IEC61000-4-2 without performance degradation. After multiple ESD strikes, current leakage of <1 nA minimizes power consumption. Capacitance is 0.04 pF for XGD10402 and 0.09 pF for XGD10603. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Blown Film Extrusion System supports equipment flexibility.

July 29, 2015

Offered with multiple extruder packages, dsX flex-film™ comes in 1,900, 2,200, and 2,500 mm sizes and is equipped with extruders, feedscrews, gearboxes, air rings, and dies. Latter are manufactured for applications from 1–9 layers, and options for modifying equipment are based on application and processing factors. Targeting blown film applications, system supports processing efficiency. Line supports speeds up to 180 m/min and film thicknesses from 20–180 microns. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Dry Cleaning System does not require compressed air.

July 28, 2015

EcoCVac pre-cleaning and intermediate cleaning system, designed for machined powertrain components, employs vacuum suction technology to ensure contaminants are removed from part as well as work chamber within 1.5–3 sec of process time. Integrated chip clean-out device separates chips and emulsion, allowing respective discharge via collecting bin and flume. Design for resource efficiency, system requires electric power input of 0.139 kWh per part and minimizes risk of re-contamination. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Accumulator-Head Blow Molder produces small industrial parts.

July 27, 2015

Available in 2.5, 5, or 8 lb shot sizes, Mini Hercules® Blow Molder comes in single- or dual-head configuration with bottom or side discharge, 75 mm smooth extruder, and 2 auxiliary hydraulic valves. Spiral paths in diverter create first in, first out material flow and self-cleaning action as new material replaces old, enabling color change in <1 hr. XBM Navigator® PC-based control provides proportional hydraulics combined with closed-loop position control and 100-point parison programming. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Floor Cleaner removes over 98% of soil from surface.

July 21, 2015

According to independent lab tests, AutoVac removes over 98% percent of soil from floor surfaces. This floorcare unit, certified by National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) for minimizing potential for slip-and-fall accidents, cleans up to 20,000 ft² with battery-powered system. Machine can be used on any floor surface, and design facilitates operation as well as transport and maintenance. Read More

Transportation Industry Products, Materials & Material Processing, Green & Clean

Marine Vibrator Seismic Source replaces controversial air gun.

July 20, 2015

As powerful as air gun, Distributed Seismic Source™ eliminates explosive blasting that has been blamed for harming whales, porpoises, and other marine life. DSS puts array of powerful sources downhole, each providing more than 2,400 lb of force at 200 Hz. Placing sources beneath near-surface weathering layer eliminates 95% or more of attenuation seen by surfaces sources. System can change how offshore seismic surveys are performed for exploration and production of oil and gas. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, HVAC

Quench/Scrubber Systems treat contaminants from high-temp sources.

July 20, 2015

Available as complete ScrubPac™ Custom Skid-Mounted systems in sizes capable of handling gas capacities from 500–150,000 cfm, Hi-TScrub™ Quench/Scrubber Systems utilize Bionomic advanced horizontal or vertical configuration atomized spray and venturi gas quenchers to cool corrosive hot gas streams up to 2,600°F before scrubbing. Cooled gas with acid vapors, halogens, or particulate is removed with Bionomic Series 5000 Packed Tower or Series 7000 Venturi Scrubber. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Portable Tools

Manual Electrostatic Finishing Applicator have ergonomic design.

July 15, 2015

In addition to DeVilbiss® atomization technology, RansFlex® series incorporates features that promote operator comfort for hours of uninterrupted operation. Protected strategic components with cascade atomization technology promote performance and transfer efficiency, and turbine provides vibration-free operation. Compliant with FM/ATEX/CSA global standards, these electrostatic guns feature smooth, non-hydroscopic barrel and impact-resistant gun body materials. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

ESD Protection Diodes target automotive applications.

July 15, 2015

Housed in 2.3 x 2.1 x 0.95 mm SOT-323 package, bidirectional symmetrical Models VLIN26A1-03G and VCAN26A2-03G feature capacitance down to 10 pF and max leakage current of less than 0.05 µA for protection of automotive data lines against transient voltage signals. For LIN bus applications, VLIN26A1-03G provides transient protection for one data line as per IEC 61000 4 2 at ±30 kV (air and contact discharge), while VCAN26A2-03G protects 2 lines for CAN-Bus and FLEX-Bus applications. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Electrically Heated Walk-In Oven operates up to 1,200°F.

June 24, 2015

Offering 48 x 60 x 72 in. workspace, No. 901 utilizes 120 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat oven chamber and 12,500 cfm, 10 hp recirculating blower for horizontal airflow to workload. Unit features 10 in. thick insulated walls, comprising 2 in. of 1,900°F block and 8 in. of 10 lb/cf density rockwool. Constructed with aluminized steel exterior and Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior, oven has inner/outer door gaskets and 7 in. insulated floor with truck wheel guide tracks. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hybrid UV Curing System features future-proof design.

June 19, 2015

With ArcLED, investment in arc technology can be upgraded later with LEDs using same lamphead casing and same power supply and control. User adds LED cassettes required, fits water cooling system, and RHINO ArcLED power supply does the rest. System automatically recognizes which type of cassette is installed in machine and adjusts RHINO control accordingly. Combination of quick-swap lampheads, reactive detection of required power, and automatic switching maximizes machine productivity. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

ESD Protection Devices use multi-layer ceramic technology.

June 19, 2015

Supplied in 1005 and 0603 packages, respectively, Models LXES15AAA1-153 and LXES03AAA1-154 combine low voltage ESD protection with dielectric strength to withstand continued high voltage discharge. Units offer ESD protection according to internationally recognized IEC61000-4-2 Level 1 standard at low voltage and low peak voltage levels. Operating from -40 to +85°C, devices are suited for automotive electronics, antenna terminals, and external interfaces of touch panels, monitors, and switches. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Wet Electrostatic Precipitator controls fine particulate.

June 16, 2015

Incorporating discharge electrode technology that can be sized to specific applications, HEI Wet Electrostatic Precipitator concentrates high-intensity ionizing corona in strategic areas within collecting tubes instead of distributing it along entire length of tubes' treatment area. Resultant particle charging fields are stronger than conventional precipitators and deliver higher particulate charges and migration velocities, as well as smaller size for gas capacities from 1,000–300,000 acfm. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Double Planetary Mixer handles highly viscous products.

June 10, 2015

Offering alternative to double-arm kneader, Ross Double Planetary Mixer with Discharge System serves ultra-high viscosity (up to 6 million centipoise or higher) applications. There are no packing glands or bearings submerged in product zone, and agitators raised and lowered in/out of mix via hydraulic lift facilitate access for cleaning. Use of interchangeable mix cans, ranging from ½ pint to 750 gal, results in semi-continuous process that maximizes machine and labor utilization. Read More