Process Control Corp.
6875 Mimms Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30340 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
Augmented Auxiliaries At K 2016
Incremental improvements to existing technologies combined with altogether new advances at the giant show.
PCC Adds New Regional Sales Representative
Tim McElhany will serve as sales representative for Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Process Control Corp. Hires New Sales Reps
Process Control Corp., Atlanta, has hired new regional sales peps for the Northeast and Great Lakes regions.
Process Control Corp. Hires New Regional Sales Manager
Rob Nieth will manage the Midwestern territory.
AUXILIARIES AT NPE: More Control, Flexibility, And Energy Efficiency
These are key trends in the many kinds of auxiliary equipment displayed at this month’s show. You’ll also see equipment designed to be virtually ‘foolproof.’
BLENDING: Vibratory Feeders Give Blender Greater Accuracy
Comes with a color touchscreen control and can be equipped with an integral weighed downcomer for extrusion control.
EXTRUSION: ‘Next Generation’ Gravimetric Extrusion Control System
Technology developed to maintain consistent extruder output by weight.
‘Sandy’ Storm Victim Recovers Quickly
Quick service by an equipment supplier helped get a waterlogged plant back up and running.
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: ‘User-Friendly’ Batch Blender Now Has More Capacity
Process Control debuts larger, 2-kg version of its Guardian Series 3 batch blender.
AUXILIARIES: Small-Frame Continuous Blender
The X2D6 is a new continuous blender from Process Control Corp. that handles throughputs up to 660 lb/hr.
Reclaim System Pays Off for Foam Film Processor
A recent move to reclaim in-house production scrap paid off in six months for one processor of foamed film.
Understanding Gravimetric Blender Accuracy & Payback
Accuracy is one of the least understood aspects of blending. The differences between batch and continuous blenders, how blend accuracy is calculated and controlled, which blender type is more accurate, how much accuracy is really required, and how payback is calculated are discussed here.
AUXILIARIES: Batch Blender with See-Through Mixer
The newest member of the Guardian Series 2 family of gravimetric batch blender from Atlanta-based Process Control Corp., a 12-kg model, has a see-through mixing chamber door that allows for an unobstructed view of material in the mixing chamber.
AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT: Gearmotors for Feeders, Blenders
They are both brushless and encoderless for far superior reliability and performance and longer life.
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.
Tune Up Your Gravimetric Blenders
Gravimetric blenders provide for the most consistent and accurate blends of plastic materials and additives, but even these seemingly simple machines need some TLC after a long production run.
Materials Handling: New Equipment Emphasizes Efficiency & Value
Visitors to the recent NPE 2009 show in Chicago were looking for materials handling equipment that could do more than dry, blend, or convey resins. It had to do those things while saving energy, providing faster and easier maintenance, speeding product changeovers, reducing labor cost, minimizing waste, and providing better value for money. The new products cited below addressed those needs and more.
Continuous Gravimetric Blender Feeds Multiple Powders
Process Control Corp., Atlanta, has brought out its first continuous gravimetric powder blender.
Gravimetric Dispensing Of a Single Ingredient
AccuDispense is a new single-ingredient gravimetric dispensing unit from Process Control Corp., Atlanta.