Material Processing Equipment

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

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Benchtop Resin Mixer eliminates cleanup requirements.

June 2, 2015

Designed to gently mix resins and thick liquids without producing any air bubbles, RM-1000 grips up to 4.2 in. dia container (~1,000 ml) and rotates it while holding mixing paddle to create turbulence. Cup and paddle are disposable upon completion of mixing process, eliminating cleanup requirements. Features include adjustable chuck, variable speed knob (up to 65 rpm) for different viscosities, consistent mixing speed, and 12 Vac adapter. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Heat Treating Power Console features 6-zone design.

May 28, 2015

Designed with no traditional contactors or transformers, 6-Zone Heat Treating Intelligent Power Console features program-controlled technology and constant current operation that maintains ampere output, regardless of 1, 2, or 3 heaters. Unit includes short circuit, over-voltage, and under-voltage protection, and will not allow cables or heater tails to arc out. To streamline paperwork, console is available with digital recording option as well as 12- or 24-point recorder strip chart. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Multi-Shaft Mixer is designed for viscous applications.

May 28, 2015

Delivering combination of low, intermediate, and high shear rates, VersaMix processes viscous pastes and slurries. Features include 2-wing anchor, gate agitator, and high-speed disperser. Each agitator is independently-driven, imparting range of mixing intensities and flow patterns as product changes rheologically throughout batching cycle. Offered from 1 gal lab models to 4,000 gal production models, system features hinged PTFE scrapers, high-speed shaft, and air/oil hydraulic lift. Read More

Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Universal Style Oven heats heavy metal dies to 550°F.

May 22, 2015

Providing 24 x 24 x 24 in. workspace dimensions, electrically heated No. 1034 utilizes 7 kW Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat oven chamber and 400 cfm, 1/3 hp recirculating blower to provide universal front-to-rear airflow to workload. Oven features 6 in. insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, and Type 304 SS interior with 2B finish. Measuring 24 x 24 in., two shelves are rated at 300 lb each and supported by rollers. Integral oven leg stand is also provided. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Materials & Material Processing

Flow Tuning and Measurement System offers accuracy to ±1%.

May 21, 2015

Based on MICROFLOW technology, which monitors flow of abrasive media through small passages in real-time, EXTRUDE HONE™ MF PROGRESS™ is aimed at orifices 100–350 µm in parts less than 30 mm in diameter and flow rates up to 5 lpm. Modular system is available in various inside station layouts, including flow tuning, media reclaim, flush module, test module, and marking. Machine comes with expanded on-screen maintenance capabilities and optimized filtration to further pump and valve life. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

LSR Machine offers precision dispensing.

May 20, 2015

Replacing two previous systems, Fluid Automation F4-5 LSR Machine offers precise ratio control for mixing 2-component silicone and 2 additive color streams at .5 to 5% ratios. High-precision dosing system provides greater measurement resolution than previous models, resulting in material savings for end-user. Additionally, machine’s design includes proprietary Graco Control Architecture™ controls and reduced footprint for greater efficiency in floor space. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Battery-Powered Vacuum automates floor care.

May 8, 2015

Certified by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) and powered via Lithium-ion battery, AutoVac can scrub and clean >20,000 ft² of flooring per hour while achieving 99% soil removal. Unit can be used in conjunction with OmniFlex Crossover Cleaning system add-on components (Dispense-and-Vac or Spray-and-Vac). Also available, AutoVac Complete offers preconfigured system that includes Trolley Bucket, wet/dry vacuum, and AutoVac Add-on Kit. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Screw Handler targets injection molders and extruders.

May 5, 2015

To promote process uptime, IMS Screw Hander is inserted onto hot screw, enabling maintenance workers to transport it for fixing, cleaning, or change outs. Handler's contact points are made from brass, which safeguards screws from marring, scratches, and dents typically seen when moving screw by other methods. Designed to fit screw sizes from 1 9/16 to 3 1/8 in., IMS Screw Handler is built with triangular aluminum body, heat protective handles, and quick adjusting knobs. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.

May 4, 2015

With Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) Quick-Change™ options, extruder downtime can be minimized. Quick Collet Screw Pusher cuts setup time for screw pulling by use of spring-mounted locking nut and sliding collet to fasten nut onto threaded screw-pushing rod. Rotary Hopper can be pivoted away from feed throat, cutting cleanout time. By having pre-heated head with breaker plate ready for replacement of one that has been in use, Dual-Head Arrangement reduces time needed to change dies. Read More