Touts higher accuracy than two- and three axis gauges.
Said to reduce shot hesitation, blush, and air entrapment and to ensure overall smoother, more consistent filling.
Compact units are meant for 'rugged' processing applications.
Easy-to-install manifold and smarter controls at Chinese fair.
At the recent K 2013 show in Dusseldorf, Gefran brought out new pressure sensors for extrusion and announced the acquisition of a Swiss maker of pressure sensors for injection molding.
RFID user management, lot management, WiMaTrace lot traceability, and OPC connectivity are available through a license from Wittmann Battenfeld.
Plastic Engineering & Technical Services, Inc. (P.E.T.S.), Auburn Hills, Mich., has introduced the PHRS family of hot-runner temperature controllers, said to “provide outstanding performance at price levels far below any competitive offerings.”
The IND780batch stand-alone batch controller from Mettler Toledo, Columbus, Ohio, is said to provide advanced batching control technology while adhering to the ISA SP-88 Batch Standard.
New OptiMike from NDC Infrared Engineering, Irwindale, Calif., was developed to meet the need for accurate but cost-effective measurement of thicker and foamed sheet that would otherwise require nuclear gauges.
Gefran, Winchester, Mass., has expanded its Impact series of melt-pressure sensors with new versions designed to increase the safety of extruders in compliance with new international regulations.