Material Processing Equipment

Materials & Material Processing

UV LED Curing System cures fiber optic coatings.

October 7, 2015

With advanced front-end optics, OmniCure® AC8225-F delivers 12 W/cm² peak irradiance and optimized uniformity at 10–18 mm working distance for fast, even curing. System utilizes air-cooled LED technology in compact design that eliminates need for retooling, external cooling, or ozone extraction. OmniCure® AC8225-F can be mounted in any orientation and multiple UV LED heads can be adjoined while maintaining optical uniformity between each system. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Auxiliary Injection Units support multi-material production.

October 6, 2015

Featuring all-electric, servomotor-driven design, E-Multi Units are suited for multi-material or multi-colored applications. Mold mounted E-Multi EM1 and EM2 are equipped with servo carriage and are designed for applications requiring sprue-break. E-Multi EM3 and EM4 models, capable of shots from 57–499 cc, can be outfitted with radial option that mounts to top of stationary platen. Included v1.34 software provides automatic carriage calibration, safety ramp control, and E-Radial control. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Chilling/Heating Dry Bath controls exact sample temperature.

October 5, 2015

Supplied with temperature probe that is inserted directly into sample or sample block, EchoTherm™ Model IC50 displays and controls temperature to ±0.1°C. Peltier-driven unit can freeze, chill, or heat samples from -10.0 to 110.0°C in assay plates, centrifuge tubes, vials, test tubes, and most any other sample container. Measuring 65 x 8.75 x 3.5 in., IC50 includes countdown timer, surface hot indicator lamp, data logger, and RS232 I/O port to control unit by computer or to record data. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, HVAC, Green & Clean

Ion Generator improves IAQ in air conditioned spaces.

October 5, 2015

Using 4 separated polarized ion emitters and Bernoulli Effect for ion dispersion and mixing, RGF QUAD-DM™ produces bi-polar ions in air-conditioned space of residential and commercial buildings. Unit reduces particulates, allergens, smoke, bacteria, and mold spores and thereby helps eliminate odors and generally cleanse the air. Mounted via flexible magnetic feet to inside of air handler, generator targets for HVAC/IAQ industry and can treat up to 6 ton A/C unit.
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Materials & Material Processing

Injection Molding Machine handles shot sizes from 1-15 cc.

September 29, 2015

Suited for clean room and medical applications, MICROLIM™ Liquid Silicone Injection Molding Machine provides shot to shot repeatability. Hybrid servo-pneumatic system features patented plunger design with center shutoff nozzle for accurate shot size control. Machine has maximum clamp force of 17 tons and platen size of 9 x 9 in. Equipped with removable injection head for quick cleaning and changeover, machine is optimized for short run applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

Laboratory Attritor features touch screen controls.

September 25, 2015

With optional Touch Screen Control System, S1 Laboratory Attritor is suited for applications where it is essential to acquire and track data. System includes data log that measures Mill rpm, Mill kW, Mill Amps, Grind Time, Cooling Water Inlet Temperature, Cooling Water Outlet Temperature, Slurry Temperature, and Cooling Water Flow Rate. In addition to real-time data acquisition, system can run mill for set times. Data can be exported to Excel file for further analysis and reporting. Read More

Robotics, Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Gap-Free Sprue Grippers handle thin, complex workpieces.

September 24, 2015

Suited for plastics processing and tooling machines, 10 mm dia 100 Series is available with standard, sensor-enabled, and fully elastomer-coated jaws. Design enables secure, gap-free gripping of workpieces ranging from flat and malleable parts and sprues as thin as 1 mm to those with material thickness up to 10 mm. Able to operate in environments with filtered and oiled or unoiled air, grippers feature bodies and jaws of anodized aluminum alloy and provide closing force of 22 N at 6 bar. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Molding Machine offers 7,000 rpm spindle speed.

September 18, 2015

Providing max feed speed of 40 m/min, Powermat 700 features Comfort Set operating concept. Settings can be made manually without tools, and optional machine space monitoring enables axes to be adjusted when machine is running. Smart touch function supports wireless connection between controls and tablet, while large front panel and LED lighting provide visibility, even when hood is closed. To minimize energy use, machine features optimized chip extraction and enlarged extraction hose diameter. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products, Materials & Material Processing

Tool Cart targets industrial plastic molding industry.

September 16, 2015

Designed as 4-layered shelving system with high side-walls and rubber-coated surfaces to keep tools/parts in place, IMS ResQ Cart facilitates access and storage of critical components needed to fix, plumb, set-up, or switch a run. Unit is equipped with 5 in. swivel/locking casters and sturdy work table with 350 lb capacity. Industry-specific features include hanging waterline hose mounts, guide bars to keep hoses organized, and removable metal tray insert to hold nozzle tips and re-facing tools. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Materials & Material Processing, Electronic Components & Devices, Vision Systems

UV LED Lamp features stackable design.

September 16, 2015

Available in range of wavelengths including 365, 385, 395, and 405 nm, fan-cooled COBRA Cure FX features stackable form factor that produces uniform line with peak irradiance of 4 W/cm² and peak energy density of 3 J/cm². Lamp has field-replaceable exit window and IntelliSense™ technology, which provides precise output control, operational intelligence, and Plug & Play integration. Sensing features include real-time thermal monitoring, intensity monitoring, and lifetime prediction of lamp. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments, Materials & Material Processing

Dental 3D Printer offers quality- and speed-optimized operation.

September 3, 2015

Enabling in-house model production for dental labs, Objet30 Dental Prime supports 3 PolyJet 3D printing materials: VeroDentPlus (MED690) dark beige material; Clear Biocompatible (MED610) medically approved material for temporary in-mouth placement; and VeroGlaze (MED620) opaque, bio-compatible material with A2 shading. High Quality mode prints models in 16 micron layers for optimized surface finish and intricate features, while High Speed mode prints models in 28-micron layers. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment

Robotic Lance Blasting System natively supports 2 grit sizes.

September 1, 2015

With extended lance nozzle, robotic blast system handles precision grit blasting and surface preparation of IDs of industrial gas turbine components in manufacturing and repair operations. Features include Fanuc M-710iC robot as lance manipulator, process chamber with servomotor-driven rotary table, and touchscreen HMI. Media reclamation and delivery system for 2 different grit sizes supports processing of components with different surface roughness specifications; change-over takes <5 min. Read More

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