Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc.

4500 E 142nd St.
Grandview, MO 64030 US

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Smartflow Products help Injection Molders

  • Protect Valuable Injection Mold Tooling
  • Change Molds Faster
  • Provide Effective Mold Cooling

As Seen In Plastics Technology

heat input and ΔT/in

An Engineering Approach to Mold-Cooling Circuit Design
The Energy Density vs. ΔT/in. relationship is an important step forward in pursuit of a science-based approach to cooling-circuit design. Here’s why.

Burger & Brown Tracer VMa

Larger Booth, Closer Proximity to Technology Partners for Burger & Brown
Upgrading to a 50 percent larger booth over NPE2015, Burger & Brown’s bigger space is also adjacent to RJG Inc., which will use that company’s new Tracer units to provide flow and temperature readings to its data acquisition and monitoring systems.

Engel e-temp TCU

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Process Cooling
Key themes in chillers at NPE2018 are efficiency, connectivity and transparency.

Conair Carousel dessicant-wheel dryer

Auxiliaries at NPE2018: Packing More Functions in Less Space
Auxiliary equipment suppliers are building more and more technology into their products, packing more physical and virtual functions into the same or smaller footprints.

TracerVM Bluetooth Interface

Platform Collects, Transmits and Saves Flow Rate and Temperature Data
Scientific injection molding adherents can use temperature and flow rate data to confirm cooling water condition requirements; new flow regulator automatically adjusts flow rate.

Mold Cooling Simulation

An Inside Look at Turbulent Flow
Years of talk about observing and studying coolant flow in a clear simulated cooling channel finally becomes a reality. Here’s how it all came together, and what it all means.

HEATING/COOLING: Improved Electronic Flowmeter for Cooling Water
New flow sensors are less vulnerable to dirty cooling water.

The Primary Importance of Secondary Equipment
Resin drying, resin conveying and process heating and cooling are as vital to the injection molding process as the press and tool, and they get their due at Molding 2017.

Burger and Brown Engineering Appoints New Vice President
Corey Brown will take over as vice president starting Jan. 1, 2017.

Burger and Brown

Avoid Scale Buildup: The Silent Enemy of Cooling Performance
Obstructions in cooling can wreak havoc on molding. Here, a well-known supplier to molders that also molds recounts its experience and offers tips on how you can keep things flowing.

Improve The Cooling Performance Of Your Molds
Need to figure out your mold-cooling energy requirements for the various polymers you run? What about sizing cooling circuits so they provide adequate cooling capacity? Learn the tricks of the trade here.

HEATING/COOLING: Flowmeter Also Tracks Temperature
An economical flowmeter/temp. sensor with no moving parts.

Measuring the Magic Of Turbulent-Flow Mold Cooling
For decades molding experts have talked about the importance of achieving turbulent flow in mold-cooling circuits. But what is it about turbulence that makes it so important? What can be measured and demonstrated to have some tangible value to molders? Several months ago, the author’s firm began looking for answers.

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.

NPE 2009 News Flash
Injection MoldingHybrid Press Has Electric ClampNew injection presses that combine servo-electric and hydraulic movements to achieve high performance with energy efficiency will be discussed by Arburg Inc., Newington, Conn.

Compressor

NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Fluid Temperature Control: Saving on Energy and Maintenance
At NPE in Chicago, chillers and TCUs were put on a lean energy diet and redesigned for greater durability. Suppliers also added features while taking out cost.

Hot-water and oil temperature controllers

What to See at NPE 2006: Heating and Cooling
Most of the news at the show is in fluid-circulating mold-temperature-control systems.

Embedded web server

NPE News Wrap-up - Water & Oil Temperature Control
If you’re the sort of manager that can’t resist checking up on your plant after you go home for the night, now you can click on your web browser and read out mold temperatures right there on your PC.

Product Categories of Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc.

Flow Monitoring/Control Devices (for Liquids)
Mold Components
Motion or Position Controls
Quick-mold-change Equipment
Temperature Controllers, Monitors
Training Programs in Plastics
Water, Oil Manifolds and Couplings

Trade Names

AutoReg
Delta-Q
Dr. Eddy
Duoflow
FasTie
Scientific Cooling
Smartflow
Smartlock
SpeedBar
SWAP Valve
Thinswitch
Tracer
Versaswitch