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Maguire Products, Inc.

11 Crozerville Rd., Aston, PA, 19014, USA

  • 610-459-4300

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Maguire Products, Inc.

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment

VBD™ Vacuum Dryer provides a throughput of 300 lb per hr.

Dec 05, 2017

VBD™ Vacuum Dryer is embedded with software used for monitoring the changing conditions of dryer operation. With similar energy consumption as throughputs of only 25 lb. (11 kg) per hour, unit consumes 46 W/kg/hr when operated at full capacity. Unit’s software uses data from past heating cycles and makes adjustments to present cycles.

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Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Cleaning Products & Equipment

VBD™ 300 Dryer comes with touchscreen cotroller.

Apr 17, 2017

Featuring heating hopper, vacuum vessel and retention / take-away hopper vessels, VBD™ Vacuum Resin 300 Dryer offers throughputs of up to 136 kg per hour. Enhancing control over the drying process with help of load cells, unit moves material through vertically arranged stages based on gravity. Dryers feature slide-gate valves between stages with an accuracy of ±4 grams of per dispense.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vacuum Loading System offers simplified maintenance.

Jul 29, 2016

Consisting of autonomously controlled receivers that are 80% shorter than conventional material loaders and receivers, LoPro™ System conveys pellets and regrind from storage to single or multiple blenders. Low-profile receivers protrude only 8 in. above lid of blender, providing low center of gravity that minimizes potential sway on fast-cycling processing machines. Utilizing 1.3 hp... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Gravimetric Blender Controller increases volume and speed.

Jul 07, 2016

Backward-compatible with earlier control systems, Maguire® 4088 enhances communications with devices in Industry 4.0 setting and offers centralized control of blending and loading. Options for operators include keypad/digital thumbwheel interface or touchscreen. Batch accuracy of blender remains at ±0.1%, but controller increases volume, speed, and reliability of data transfer.... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Vacuum Dryer uses load cells to optimize efficiency.

Mar 05, 2015

By incorporating load cell technology, VBD™ Vacuum Resin Dryer provides plastics processors with capabilities for controlling and documenting use of material. Controlling resin level in vacuum chamber and retention hopper, load cells operate on loss-in-weight basis, achieving ±0.5% accuracy and providing real-time data on material throughput that is unaffected by variations in bulk density.... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Peristaltic Liquid Pump accurately meters color.

Dec 17, 2014

Designed to accurately meter color into molding or extrusion process, PeriStep™ Pump simplifies color changes and requires minimal maintenance. Stepper motor shaft rotates in discrete, minute increments for precision and repeatability of movement. Motor drives central sun roller, whose motion transfers to 4 planetary rollers that provide compression/relaxation cycle of peristaltic pump. To... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Vacuum Dryer increases molding productivity.

Feb 10, 2014

While rated for up to 150 lb/hr throughput, Maguire® VBD™ 150 exceeds 200 lb/hr with hygroscopic materials such as ABS, acrylic, nylon, polycarbonate, polyetherimide, and PBT. Process-ready resin is delivered in 30+ min, and gravity moves material through 3 vertically arranged vessels (heating hopper, vacuum vessel, and pressurized retention/take-away hopper); discharge of material... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Vacuum Dryer offers real-time material consumption info/control.

Oct 02, 2013

With throughput of up to 196 lb/hr, VBD™ 150 vacuum resin dryer uses gravity to move material through vertically arranged stages of drying process. Material discharge from one stage to next is controlled via slide-gate valves, eliminating most moving parts and gaskets. Along with continuous batching operation, system features 3 vertically arranged, insulated, stainless steel-lined vessels... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Purging Recovery System transforms purgings into regrind.

May 01, 2013

Producing uniform granulate with minimized dusting, Purging Recovery System™ (PRS) optimizes efficiency of granulating polystyrene, flexible vinyl, and other polymers that might otherwise degrade under shear forces of size reduction, causing backup or clumping. In PRS, rotor planer uses 12 knives to slice or plane rock-like purging into small chips. Then, second-stage granulator with... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Vacuum Resin Dryer provides trouble-free operation.

Apr 02, 2013

Configured for mounting on shop floor or on mezzanine, 6.8 x 3.7 x 16 ft VBD™-1000 offers 1,000 lb/hr throughput capability. Vacuum-drying consists of multi-stage, continuous batching operation carried out in 3 heavily insulated, stainless steel-lined vessels – heating hopper, vacuum vessel, retention / take-away hopper – arranged vertically. Slide-gate valves for dispensing... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools, Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Purging Recovery System handles difficult plastics.

Jan 09, 2012

Featuring 2-stage operation, Purging Recovery System(TM) first slices or planes rock-like purgings into small pieces, then reduces pieces to uniform regrind. System is applicable to flexible vinyl, which stretches when worked by cutting blades and can jam conventional granulators. In addition, system can process shear-sensitive polymers like polystyrene, which can melt as frictional heat builds... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vacuum Unloader does not require operator intervention.

Sep 08, 2011

Sweeper(TM) is equipped with dual control that automatically switches from Sweeper in empty box to second Sweeper in an adjacent full one, eliminating downtime. Unit, which completely empties containers without need for box tilters, can be supplied in particular size that accommodates 64 mm hoses and European-style octobins that hold 1,000 kg of resin. Sized for Gaylord boxes that hold... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Gravimetric Blender provides throughputs up to 900 lb/hr.

Jan 05, 2011

Intended for injection molders and extrusion processors, Maguire® WSB 260R4 features 6 hopper bins, including 2 large bins for natural resin and regrind and 4 minor-ingredient bins that are removable for color and additive changes. While materials in large bins are dispensed by means of slide gates, additive dispensing is carried out with vertical valves. Removable bins are equipped with... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing

Gravimetric Blender precisely doses difficult materials.

Nov 15, 2010

Suited for use by plastics processors, MaxiBatch(TM) 2400 Weigh Scale Blender is rated for process throughputs to 6,000 lb/hr and handles raw materials in various forms: regular pellets and regrind, bulk powders, and flake as well as bridge-prone ingredients such as wood flour. Design accommodates up to 12 removable hoppers for as many ingredients, and hoppers incorporate different dispensing... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Gravimetric Feeder delivers material at up to 80 lb/hr.

Jul 22, 2010

Used for feeding colorants and additives into plastics processing machines, motor-driven MGF system delivers material at rates to 80 lb/hr. Controllers for MGF feeders can be networked with Gravimetric Gateway(TM) (G2(TM)) software, which provides material usage reports, displays alarms from anywhere in network, gives access to specific machines from remote locations, and monitors inventory... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Materials & Material Processing

Touchscreen Blender Control allows rapid response to product runs.

Dec 03, 2009

Linux computer-based touchscreen control for Maguire® Weigh Scale Blender incorporates range of capabilities that enable operators to rapidly adjust for processing machine vibration, differences in raw material bulk density, and other process variables. Controller stores up to 99 recipes, is equipped with Ethernet and USB ports, and measures 7 x 9 x 3 in. Unit can be set to deliver text in... Read More

Waste Management & Waste Handling Equipment

Size-Reduction System turns reclaimed purgings into regrind.

Oct 09, 2009

Purging Recovery System(TM) enables purgings - rock-like lumps of plastic that are byproducts of job and color changes - to be reclaimed as valuable raw material. Dual-stage system slices or planes hard lumps of plastic into small pieces and then reduces pieces to uniform, high-quality regrind. Shock-resistant in operation, system features heavy-duty construction with machine base and sound... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Gravimetric Feeder offers extrusion following option.

Apr 14, 2009

Designed to feed colorants and additives into plastics processing machines, Maguire® MGF(TM) Feeder includes multilingual operator access and full data retrieval as standard. Installed in controller, optional extrusion following system monitors a or dc voltage output from tachometer, and since output varies with extruder rpm, controller instantly senses gross changes in extruder speed and... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Gravimetric Feeder features modular design.

Nov 06, 2008

Designed for feeding colorants and additives into plastics processing machines, Maguire® MGF Series features modular design that speeds cleanout and auger change. System uses load cells to monitor loss in weight of colorant in hopper as material is fed into processing machine by auger. Loss-in-Weight software in feeder control scans data on color consumption every half-second and automatically... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Vacuum Unloader empties resins from gaylord boxes.

Oct 22, 2008

Eliminating need for operator to vacuum bottom of gaylord when resin levels are low, The Sweeper(TM) continuously sweeps length and breadth of top level of resin in container, reaching into every corner, leaving less than handful of pellets behind. It has vacuum switch for ensuring unit is operating only while vacuum loading system is pulling material, and does not have to be manually started or... Read More

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