Whereas most batch gravimetric blenders weigh each ingredient one at a time into a blender bowl, Plast Control’s first gravimetric blender has two weigh chambers with load cells.
WEB EXCLUSIVE Industrial Magnetics, Inc. (IMI), Boyne City, Mich., has a new “Trade-In/Upgrade” program on drawer-in-housing, bullet, and EP tube magnetic separators.
New DynaCon powered spur conveyors have been added to the line of Dynamic Conveyor Corp., Muskegon, Mich.
New PureFeed AI-300 feeder from Schenck AccuRate, Whitewater, Wis., is designed for metering additives at rates as low as 1.1 lb/hr, though larger feed augers are available for up to 330 lb/hr.
A compact dedusting unit for resin pellets and regrind is suited to spaces with restricted clearances.
Auger feeders for regrind and powder are now available on the two largest models of Guardian gravimetric batch blenders from Process Control Corp., Atlanta.
A new wheel-type desiccant dryer is said to save both energy and floorspace.
Fine and weakly magnetic ferrous contamination can be removed as it is fed to hopper loaders with new Super Strength Sight Glass Magnets from Eriez, Erie, Pa.
New capacitive hopper level sensors from Turck in Minneapolis are designed specifically for plastics.
If you’ve ever had trouble getting your money’s worth of resin out of the bottom of a Gaylord box, a new device is said to solve that problem without wasting operator time or need for a cumbersome box tilter.