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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.
Article Published: 1/3/2011
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.
Article Published: 7/1/2010
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 prod...
Article Published: 10/1/2009
NPE 2009 Wrap-Up: New Machinery for Extrusion and Compounding
Extrusion machinery at the June NPE show in Chicago showed inventive ways to get more out of your floorspace and materials.
Article Published: 8/1/2009
How to Minimize Problems With Gravimetric Blenders
The first and best way to avoid blending problems is to choose the right gravimetric blender for the application.
Article Published: 5/1/2008
New Continuous Gravimetric Extrusion Control System
By accurately measuring material throughput, gravimetric extrusion control can compensate for material and process variations and provide more consistent end product quality.
Article Published: 2/12/2008
New Low Rate Feeder: Micro Cone Feeder
The K-Tron Micro Cone feeder features a highly innovative screw-less feeding mechanism to accurately dose free flowing color, masterbatch or additives into a blending system or directly into the process screw of an extruder.
Article Published: 2/12/2008
Removable Bins on Conair TrueBlend™ Blenders Increase Flexibility, Speed Material Changeovers
The TrueBlend 250 Series blenders, with throughputs as high as 1000 lbs/hr, can now be equipped with compact, removable material bins in two of the four hopper positions.
Article Published: 1/10/2008
High-Heat Options for Conair TrueBlend™ Blenders Allow Processing of Pre-Dried Materials
Processors running engineering plastics like ABS, nylon, polycarbonate and PET, can now blend these resins after they are dried, thanks to new high-temperature models available for TrueBlend 100, 250, 500 and 900 Series blenders, which offer through...
Article Published: 1/10/2008
Newest, Biggest TrueBlend™ Blenders from Conair Mix as Many as Six Materials at Rates to 14,000 lbs/hr
Since the recent introduction of the innovative Conair TrueBlend™ gravimetric blenders, hundreds of them have been sold.
Article Published: 1/10/2008

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