Material Processing Equipment

Materials & Material Processing

Robotic Parts Cleaning Cell provides flexibility, and reliability.

March 2, 2015

Employing jointly controlled (CNC) and IP69-rated scara manipulator constructed of aluminum and stainless steel, EcoCFlex 3 is used for pre-cleaning and final cleaning of powertrain components. Water knife directs water jet in focused pattern, and hybrid nozzle allows both high- and low-pressure treatments in addition to injection flood washing. Other features include 72 dB(A) operation, cycles starting from 30 sec, 30 kWh energy consumption, 32 m² footprint, and vacuum drier. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Larger Parts Cleaning Unit is pneumatically driven.

March 2, 2015

With opening diameter sized to permit cleaning of larger parts, 12 in. MiJET™ uses one existing shop air-line at CNC machine for operation and captures coolants for reuse. This pneumatically driven parts cleaning and collection unit also captures chips for recycling. With one-touch operation, parts can be blown off and cleaned immediately after machining while machine continues to cut parts. Exhausted air is filtered to levels that can help facility meet OSHA standards. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Underwater Pelletizers accommodate straight or angled blades.

February 26, 2015

In Nordson BKG™ Underwater Pelletizers, cutter hub and blade assembly produces pellets from polymer as it exits holes in die by rotating rapidly against die face. Redesign maximizes throughput by accommodating up to 36 angled blades per hub or up to 40 straight blades, providing versatility for users who run multiple materials. As alternative to increased throughput, operator can reduce pelletizer rpm, maintaining standard throughput while minimizing wear to die plate and blades. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

LED Spot-Curing System features multi-head design.

February 26, 2015

Activated by foot pedal or PLC interface, BlueWave® QX4™ comprises controller and up to 4 LED heads, which are available in 365, 385, and 405 nm and can be outfitted with 3, 5, or 8 mm diameter focusing lenses. LED heads and lenses can be used in any combination and can be controlled through variable mode feature that allows each head to be individually programmed for intensity and cycle times. Exposure times and intensity settings can be set in 1% increments for each LED head. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Material Handling & Storage

Robotic Blast System is designed for aircraft turbine blades.

February 23, 2015

Intended for processing aircraft turbine blades in production lots, RB-10-TC blasts pallet-load of components without human intervention. Fanuc M-10iA robot mounted on pedestal inside 60 x 60 in. blast enclosure and is fitted with custom gripper as EOAT, and single suction-blast gun or pressure-blast nozzle is bracketed within reach of component-manipulating robot. Transfer cart, cyclone separator/media reclaimer, vibratory screen classifier, and cartridge dust collector are also standard. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Compact Pulverizers feature disposable disk system.

February 20, 2015

In addition to air flow management system that optimizes cooling of mill chamber, Models RE 500, RE 1000, RE 1500, and RE PASS include touchscreen graphic user interface equipped with PLC tracking modes and Internet access for remote diagnostic and troubleshooting capabilities. Head design of mill and drive system eliminates cross currents, while high-efficiency motor ensures economic production. With 4-fork pocket design, pulverizers can be moved with fork lift when fully assembled. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fully Automatic Pelletizer requires minimal space.

February 19, 2015

Featuring compact design, E160 Pelletizer is designed to manufacture 3–16 mm dry ice pellets and nuggets on demand, at up to 352 lb/hour. Extruder has closed, stainless steel frame and can be operated from cylinders, dewars, or storage tanks of liquid CO2. Operating as standalone machine or integrated into automated dry ice cleaning or surface preparation system, E160 has multiple industrial voltage ports, enabling global installations. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Shaft Mixer adapts to multiple applications.

February 19, 2015

Equipped with helical ribbon agitator, 150-gallon Multi-Shaft Mixer provides top-to-bottom mixing of viscous pastes, gels, and dense suspensions. Two additional agitators — sawtooth blade and 3-wing anchor — deliver high-speed dispersion and thorough product turnover. Designed for full vacuum operation up to 29.5 in. Hg, mixer is rated for 3 psi internal pressure for inert gas blanketing and for accelerating product discharge through automated 3 in. flush tank ball valve. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment

High-Pressure Reactor suits small batch reaction chemistry.

February 17, 2015

Serving early exploratory research, process development, and screening applications, HPR-Micro Reactor™ comes with 10 mL Iconel 718 reactor vessel for operation up to 10,000 psi, inlet and outlet valves, and pressure gauge. Optional 25 and 50 mL vessels are available, and operation from -40 to +150°C is possible. Along with hand-tightened vessel closures, reactor is equipped with magnetically coupled stirring, ASME-compliant components, and rupture disc assembly. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

All-Electric 110 Ton Vertical IMM features 2-station rotary table.

February 10, 2015

In addition to its vertical toggle system that allows lowering of table height to 3.4 ft from ground (including leveling pads), MDVR110S7000 features table width that accommodates placement of molds up to 33.64 x 33.64 in. on platen. Table rotation speed is <1 sec, and ultra low-speed injection capability rate down to .01 mm/sec is possible. Dual independent injection profiles can be set for A and B halves, allowing molder to finish job without making mold repairs or adjustments. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, HVAC, Food Processing & Preparation, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Non-Industrial Products, Chemical Processing & Waste Management

Sample Handling Products cover diverse applications.

January 22, 2015

Shakes, rockers, mixers, and stirrers are available for molecular and biological mixing applications, while peltier chiller or thermocyclers, which chill or heat samples, facilitate temperature-sensitive reactions. Homogenizers and liquid nitrogen cooler mortars blend, homogenize, or crush samples, while splash shields and fume hoods protect laboratory workers from injury and provide proper ventilation. Vacuum desiccators protect and preserve moisture-sensitive and hygroscopic materials. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Cabinet Oven heats metal parts to remove deposits.

January 22, 2015

Operating up to 1,250°F and providing 50 x 50 x 50 in. workspace dimensions, No. 975 is equipped with 160 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements that heat oven chamber, and 6,000 cfm 5 hp recirculating blower that provides horizontal airflow to workload. Electrically heated oven has 10 in. insulated walls comprising 2 in. of 1,900°F block insulation and 8 in. of 10 lb/cf density rockwool insulation. Insulated floor is reinforced for 1,000 lb loading with ¼ in. thick, Type 304 SS plate.
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Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

3D Printer supports digital dentistry.

January 21, 2015

Engineered to meet demanding production needs of mid-size dental labs and mid-to-large-sized orthodontic labs, Objet Eden260VS Dental Advantage is compatible with all Stratasys dental materials, including VeroDent, VeroDentPlus, and biocompatible VeroGlaze. Soluble support technology facilitates cleaning of dental parts with fine features, such as small removable die inserts in dental models. For complete flexibility, users can switch between soluble and water jet modes. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Air-Purge Jacket keeps temperature sensor lenses clean.

January 20, 2015

Designed to work with IRt/c and Micro IRt/c.4 sensors measuring 3/8 in. dia x 3 in. long, Micro Clean Micro Air-Purge Jacket prevents oil, dust, condensation, and other debris from obscuring lens and degrading sensor readings. Miniature-sized lens and efficient jacket design make it possible to clean surface with as little as 0.06 cfm of air, and to use instrument air, eliminating need for additional hardware. In addition to keeping lens clean, jacket cools sensor, allowing operation up to 347°F. Read More

HVAC, Materials & Material Processing

Long Static Eliminator neutralizes and cleans wide surfaces.

January 16, 2015

Available in one-piece construction with lengths from 60–108 in., Long Super Ion Air Knives neutralize static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from wide webs and other surfaces. Laminar airstream, full of static eliminating ions, ifs effective up to 20 ft away, and materials off construction include aluminum as well as 303 and 316 stainless steel. Operating effectively down to 5 psig, solid state product has adjustable and shockless design. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Static Eliminators neutralize and clean wide surfaces.

January 15, 2015

Available in lengths from 60–108 in., Long Super Ion Air Knives feature one-piece construction, ensuring seamless airflow and eliminating coupling of multiple short-length air knives together. Units neutralize static electricity while blowing away dust and particulates from wide webs and printed surfaces, paper, plastics, wood, acrylic, and 3-dimensional shapes. Made of aluminum, 303 SS, or 316 SS, air knives operate down to 5 psig and provide optimal cleaning up to 20 ft away. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

High Viscosity Dispersers mix heavy pastes, viscous liquids.

January 8, 2015

Capable of handling viscosities up to several hundred thousand centipoise, heavy-duty Bow Tie Dispersers are driven by explosionproof, inverter-duty motor. Air/oil hydraulic lift raises and lowers agitator into vessel, and agitator wets out solids and incorporates them into liquid vehicle. This creates uniform consistency, while safety limit switches prevent operation of mixer while in raised position or without vessel in place. All wetted parts are stainless steel 304. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Aqueous Parts Washer features fully automatic operation.

December 29, 2014

Featuring customizable, self-contained design, Maxi Parts Washer has 24 x 24 x 32 in. cleaning chamber, which can be extended to 40 in. long, providing 23,040 in.³ of cleaning volume per cleaning cycle. Designed to clean without solvents or emissions, Maxi's rotational cleaning system features ultrasonic wash and rinse, immersion wash and rinse, spray wash and rinse, hot air dry, and vacuum dry for complex components. High volume jet nozzles penetrate and saturate workload at 185 gpm. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Vibratory Feeder Controller and Line Reactor reduce downtime.

December 22, 2014

Used together or as stand-alone products, REOVIB MFS 268 EtherNet-IP variable-frequency regulator series and CNW 9022 Line Reactor let vibratory feeder users integrate office and lab areas with production operations; enable remote feeder system monitoring/adjustments from one control center; and solve power quality problems. REOVIB MFS 268 is available with DeviceNet, PROFIBUS-DP, or RS232 interfaces, and CNW 9022 provides built-in surge protection to deal with industry-pervasive issues. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Ultrasonic Cleaning System employs modular design concept.

December 18, 2014

Modules for Modular Aquarius® plug-and-play, multi-tank cleaning system can be integrated together to offer maximum flexibility to end-user; wash and rinse stages can be mixed and matched to provide cleaning system required for application at hand. For 360° accessibility, each module includes removable panel. Multi-Frequency technology is standard in each tank, and system also features Siemens programmable controller and operator interface screen. Read More