AUXILIARY EQUIPMENT: Drying, Process Cooling and Automation Featured at NPE2015

A complete range of material handling systems and auxiliary equipment will be operating in Wittmann Battenfeld's NPE2015 booth, spread among six injection molding cells.

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In addition to the six injection cells with integrated robots, automation, material handling and auxiliary equipment, Wittmann Battenfeld will display extrusion-related machinery and auxiliaries in its NPE2015 booth (W2743, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, March 23-27, 2015).


In material drying technology, the company will feature the Aton Plus segmented wheel dryers. These feature a new intuitive touch display and built-in energy saving functions, including the 3-save process and EcoMode.


Also on display will be the FC Plus for DRYMAX battery dryers. This new option for extending the functionality of a frequency-controlled battery dryer allows adjustment of dry-air volume and contributes significantly to additional energy savings, according to Wittmann Battenfeld. 


In temperature controllers, the new TEMPRO with direct cooling will be in operation. The newest TEMPRO features a more compact design and enhanced heating and cooling capacities.


Wittmann Extrusion’s NPE2015 presence will include numerous equipment displays. These include:


  • Large throughput blenders (6,000 lb/hr)
  • Gravimetric yield control
  • Puller/cutter systems
  • Integrated turnkey capabilities


Beyond all this, Wittmann Battenfeld will revisit its robotics-in-action display that stopped NPE2012 crowds in their tracks at the Orange County Convention Center. In 2012, it was an array of robots playing basketball that had NPE attendees reaching for their smart phones to take pictures and video. In 2015, the company says it will have “an entirely new and novel demonstration in store.”