PT ZONE: Controls & Monitoring

EXTRUSION: New Temperature Controller, HMI Boost Film Productivity
Nine-layer line already in use by leading multi-national film processor. More (+)
High-Tech Molder Modernizes Its Fleet
EPC replaces older presses with its first all-electrics, in integrated cells from a single source. More (+)

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MOLDING 2016 CONFERENCE: New Approaches to Processing, Tooling & Quality Assurance

The largest-ever annual Molding Conference included newsworthy technical presentations on a variety of injection molding topics. Here’s a selection.

Save the Date for Second Annual Extrusion Conference

Plastics Technology’s Extrusion 2016 Conference will be held Dec. 6-8 in Charlotte, N.C.

EXTRUSION: Pre-Configured Temperature Controller

Billed as ideal and efficient solution for closed-loop temperature control.

CONTROLS: System-Wide PLC Control of Auxilairies

New control system priced below older technologies.

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Controls & Monitoring


Computer control systems are used to monitor and regulate a wide range of process parameters in all types of processes. These include control of the barrel temperature, melt temperature and pressure, line speeds, hot runner temperature (in injection molding) and mold and die temperature. Closed-loop controls provide for automatic adjustment of process parameters go out of range.

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Product Announcements

EXTRUSION: New Temperature Controller, HMI Boost Film Productivity
Hosokawa Alpine American 5/4/2016
EXTRUSION: Pre-Configured Temperature Controller
Siemens Process Industries and Drives 3/4/2016
CONTROLS: System-Wide PLC Control of Auxilairies
Novatec, Inc. 3/2/2016
INJECTION MOLDING: Simplifying Process Monitoring
Priamus System Technologies, LLC 1/12/2016
INJECTION MOLDING: More User-Friendly Process Monitor
Kistler Instrument Corp. 1/12/2016

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