Electronic Proportioner eliminates hand mixing.

Press Release Summary:

Available in configurations that include EasyKey display and Smart Fluid Panel, ProMix® 2KS offers integrated color change capabilities for both automatic and manual applications. Two-component proportioner features simple control modules for programming; advanced Web interfaces for system management and reporting; and electronic feedback system to give operator critical process control. Self-flushing component in unit shortens clean-up and color-change time.

Original Press Release:

Graco® Launches New Two-Component Electric Proportioning System

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - May 12, 2009 - Graco introduces the ProMix® 2KS, a two-component electronic proportioner that offers integrated color change capabilities for both automatic and manual applications. Designed to handle a wide range of materials, the ProMix 2KS is available in configurations that include an EasyKey display and a Smart Fluid Panel. With this proportioner, the need for hand mixing is eliminated, resulting in more accurate mixing and material cost savings.

"This is a great new way to handle materials," says Blake Erickson, worldwide product marketing manager, Industrial Products Division, Graco, Inc. "The ProMix 2KS gives the heavy lifting of the job to the product, not to the people, resulting in finishing applications that are highly reliable and accurate."

As an electronic proportioner, the new ProMix 2KS includes other features that enhance its programming, safety and accuracy. Simple control modules allow for easy programming, giving the operators fast set ups and efficient process controls. Advanced Web interfaces provide system management and reporting. Safeguards such as the self-flushing component shorten clean-up and color-change time, making the time more productive in spraying. An electronic feedback system gives the operator critical process control and both tracks and reports efficient material usage.

Graco's new ProMix 2KS provides precise and reliable electronic proportioning for a variety of finishing materials. This unit will meet the needs of entry-level to more involved applications and provide both flexibility and increased efficiency.

For more additional information about the ProMix 2KS, please visit www.graco.com/finishing or an authorized Graco distributor. Graco provides finishing solutions for all types of wood, metal and plastic applications. Graco's applicators, pumps, packages and plural component equipment improve productivity, reduce paint usage costs, lower emissions and provide consistently better finishes.


Alan Olson,

Graco, Inc.

Tel: 612-623-6090


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