Expandable Heater Bands facilitate barrel band replacement.

Press Release Summary:

HTFlex Bands(TM) replace hard-to-remove, one-piece and two-piece barrel bands. They fit 4-10 in. diameter barrels and come in widths from 1¼-4 in. in ¼ in. increments. Units support operating temperatures up to 1,400°F and watt densities to 90 W/in². Engineered to expand and slide over barrel diameter, bands can be installed and removed from any point on barrel without removing other heaters and thermocouples.

Original Press Release:

Expandable Heater Bands Simplify Barrel Band Replacement

Chagrin Falls, Ohio...IMS Company is pleased to announce they have recently added the HTFlex Band(TM) to their growing line of nozzle and barrel heater bands. The HTFlex Band(TM) is specially designed to replace all hard to remove one piece and all labor-intensive two piece barrel bands.

Unlike conventional, rigid one piece barrel bands, these heaters are specially engineered to expand and slide over the barrel diameter enabling bands to be installed and removed from any point on the barrel without having to remove other heaters, thermocouples etc. The one-piece design also eliminates the time consuming assembly and wiring of two-piece bands. An HTFlex Band(TM) can be replace in as little as 10 minutes. In addition, the HTFlex Band(TM) supports operating temperatures up to 1,400° F and watt densities to 90 W/in² thus ensuring peak performance in any application.

New HTFlex Band(TM) Heater Bands are available for 4" to 10" diameter barrels and in widths from 1¼" to 4" in ¼" increments.

For more information, send an e-mail to sales@imscompany.com or contact: IMS Company, 10373 Stafford Road, Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023-5296. Phone: 800.537.5375. Fax: 888.288.6900.

About IMS Company
IMS Company, headquartered in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, has been providing accessory equipment and supplies to the plastics processing industry for over 50 years. The company specializes in helping customers find innovative solutions to all types of plastics processing problems. In addition to providing quality molding accessories, equipment and refurbishing services, IMS offers a toll-free hotline for engineering and technical support.

ORDER LINE: 800.537.5375

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