Maguire Products Inc.
11 Crozerville Rd.
Aston, PA 19014 US
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AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT: Low-Profile Receivers Feature Unique Design
Standing only 8 in. above the lid of a blender, the low center of gravity on new line of low-profile receivers minimizes sway on fast-cycling machines.
BLENDING: Next-Generation Controls for Gravimetric Blenders
New Maguire 4088 controller has option of a removable touchscreen interface with embedded loading software. Compatible with previous Maguire control systems.
Novatec Expands, Adds Raybuck to Marketing Team
Company says it now ranks as largest U.S. supplier of drying and conveying systems.
DRYING: Vacuum Dryer Adds Load Cells for Greater Accuracy
Load cells provide continuous control of the resin level in the vacuum chamber and retention hopper.
MATERIALS HANDLING: Liquid-Color System Adds Gravimetric Control
The addition of gravimetric control reportedly makes liquid color as easy to handle as pelletized color concentrate.
Why Processors Are Rediscovering Liquid Colorants
In extrusion, injection, and blow molding, liquid color is enjoying something of a renaissance. Cost is one reason, but advances in pigments, carriers, delivery systems, and innovative service programs have played a role too.
DRYING: New Vacuum Dryer Exceeds Throughput Expectations
Extensive production-scale test runs with a redesigned vacuum dryer produced higher throughput than originally specified and achieved required dryness in just 35 min after a cold startup.
Auxiliaries at K 2013: More Efficient, Flexible & User-Friendly
It’s hard to generalize about auxiliary equipment, but a few trends stood out at K, including: greater energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and cleaning, controls that provide more real-time and historical process information and greater ease of use.
AUXILIARIES: Vacuum Dryer Redesigned For Trouble-Free Operation
Still reportedly provides substantial reductions in drying time and energy consumption relative to desiccant dryers.
Auxiliaries at NPE: News in Materials Handling, Cooling, Granulating, Welding, Testing, Decorating
Auxiliary equipment takes in a broad range of functions, from materials preparation to post-mold finishing.
Auxiliaries at NPE: New Solutions from Material Preparation To Post-Mold Operations
There will be an extraordinary range of new auxiliary equipment on display at the show.
News in Auxiliaries & Tooling at Fakuma Show
Late last month, Friedrichshafen, Germany, hosted Fakuma 2011, the largest European plastics show of the year, growing to be second in size and importance to the K show in Dusseldorf.
Time for a New Look at Liquid Color?
Liquid colorants are growing more popular with processors looking for a competitive advantage. Though perhaps not for everyone, they can offer more economical letdown ratios and work especially well with heat-sensitive materials.
K 2010 Preview, Auxiliaries: Equipment of All Types Debuts This Month at K 2010
From materials drying, feeding, and blending to process heating/cooling, scrap reclaiming, testing, welding, and decorating—the K 2010 show this month in Dusseldorf, Germany, will have news in all categories of auxiliary equipment.
On-Site: Progressive Injection Molder Pioneers in Thermoforming IML
When you’re a successful injection molder with more than 40 years under your belt and more than 50 presses producing 1.8 billion containers and lids for food-packaging containers annually, what do you do when you feel the time is right to expand?
NPE News Wrap-up: Resin Dryers
At least 16 companies introduced new dryers at the big show in Chicago. The new models span a range of drying technologies, but most sport features that save space and cost and make the dryers simpler and more reliable.
‘Lean’ Molding & Liquid Color: A Good Fit
If you want to take up parasailing, it’s probably best that you have no fear of heights.
On-Site: Green Business Is Good Business for Fabri-Kal
"We tend to jump on things early," says John Kittredge. "F-K has been a pioneer in a number of things. Our earliest example was converting HDPE margarine tubs to ABS. After that we were a leader in thermoforming polypropylene, and then APET." Now it's PLA biopolymer.
See-Through Vacuum Loader with Improved Discharge
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A new version of the GlassVu GVL motorized vacuum loader has a new discharge assembly with a pneumatic, positive-seal discharge valve said to prevent leaks that can occur with flapper valves.
Getting Control of Materials Handling
“It has made my life a whole lot easier,” says Steve Holdren, technical manager. “It’s a night-and day difference,” agrees maintenance manager Matt Dzambazi.