New MIXPAC MixCoat Dispensing Systems are Designed for Railway Applications

Press Release Summary:

MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Dispensing Systems are available in manual and spray models. MixCoat™ Manual model is used for stripe coating and comes with unique brush assembly. Unit’s cartridges are available for 1:1, 2:1, 3:1 and 4:1 ratios ranging from 1500 mL to 940 mL. MixCoat™ Spray model consists of cartridges, mixer and pneumatic operated spray dispenser and features dial and settings on the handle.


Original Press Release:

Sulzer Offers MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Cartridge-Based 2-Component Dispensing System for Railway Applications

Brush assembly on manual dispenser ideal for stripe-coating and epoxy primers on tanker cars

Sulzer Mixpac USA, Inc., the leading innovator of 2-component adhesive dispensing systems, offers the MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ cartridge-based system for a variety of railway applications, including stripe coating of rail car exteriors and application of 100 percent solid epoxy linings for tanker cars. The MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Manual model used for stripe coating features a lightweight design with a unique brush assembly on a manual dispenser, which greatly increases stripe coating productivity and speed. The MixCoat Manual system can be used with both aliphatic urethane and high solid epoxies.

MixCoat Manual offers efficient, clean and cost optimized repair work with less waste. Unlike older drill mix systems, MixCoat Manual does not require pre-mixing or metering of components. The cartridge-based system features excellent mixing performance and improved ratio control, without the need for mixing equipment. With this system, components are kept separate until forced through the static mixer; this minimizes waste from unused coating. Users no longer need to worry about pot life. Cartridges are available for 1:1, 2:1, 3:1 and 4:1 ratios, ranging from 1500mL to 940mL.

Also available is the MIXPAC™ MixCoat™ Spray model, a portable pneumatic dispense system designed for small volume applications, touch-up, and repairs, including touchups for 100 percent solid epoxy for tank linings inside tanker cars. The complete MixCoat Spray system includes cartridges which contains the packaged coating material, a mixer that ensures consistent coating mix, and the pneumatic operated spray dispenser. With a lightweight, ergonomic design, the MixCoat Spray is ideal for one-handed use. Unlike other cumbersome plural component spray options, the MixCoat Spray’s dials and settings are located right on the handle, eliminating the need for additional hoses and gauges. With MixCoat Spray, you have the ability to use 1:1, 2:1, 3:1 and 4:1 ratios. Simply remove the plunger disk and select the correct ratio. For more information visit http://bit.ly/2yFKtuA

About Sulzer Mixpac:

Sulzer Mixpac AG is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of products and services for liquid application and mixing technology. Our customers benefit from advanced solutions for precise applications as well as one- and two-component mixing and dispensing systems. A global network ensures local knowledge and expertise. Each year the company invests 7% of revenue in research and development, and brings an average of 15 new products to market. It has registered over 1,000 patents and has obtained numerous international certifications.

As part of the Sulzer Group’s Applicator Systems Division, the Mixpac business unit is backed up by a strong international network. The company is headquartered in Switzerland.

Facts and figures of Sulzer’s Applicator Systems division

Division president:                  Amaury de Menthière

Employees:                              1596 worldwide, including 50 in research and development

Revenue in 2016:                    CHF 370 million

Industries:                               adhesives, dental, beauty and healthcare

Output in 2015:                       approx. 3.2 billion plastic components

Headquarters:                          Winterthur, Switzerland

Manufacturing locations:        Haag (CH), Eschen (FL), Bechhofen, Bamberg and Kiel (GER) Haslett (US), Newbury (UK), Salem (US), Elgin (US), São Paulo (BR), Shanghai (CN)

The Applicator Systems Division specializes in mixing and dispensing systems for the adhesives and dental markets, precision application systems for liquid color cosmetics and beauty accessories, as well as one- and two-component applicator systems for the healthcare market.

Kristin Nugent

McNeil Gray & Rice Inc.

(617) 367-0100, ext. 148

Kristin.nugent@mgr1.com

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