As Seen In Plastics Technology
K 2019 Report: Auxiliaries Stake Their Claim in the Circular Economy
The theme of sustainable plastics pervaded the exhibits at K 2019, even those of auxiliary equipment suppliers, where everything from dryers to blenders to hopper loaders was reimagined as part of a circular plastics process.
Feeding/Blending: New Feeders, Blenders for Regrind And Wire/Cable at K 2019
Movacolor brought out several new gravimetric systems.
Material Handling: Sensor Measures Material Consumption at Hopper
Unit tracks primary material consumption and gives information on total consumption after each production order.
How Low Can Low-Rate Feeders Go?
More and more processors are looking for greater precision from their feeding equipment. Here’s what some are doing about it.
Augmented Auxiliaries At K 2016
Incremental improvements to existing technologies combined with altogether new advances at the giant show.
NPE Newsfinder: Materials & Parts Handling
From pneumatic systems that deliver materials to the processing machine to conveyors and handling devices that pull parts out the back, the trend appears to be “smaller and smarter.” NPE 2000 will show lots of downsized auxiliaries designed for mini processing machines, as well as more compact equipment of every size that frees up floor space.
NPE News Wrap-Up: Materials Handling
The big show in Chicago presented more new loaders, feeders, blenders, and conveying controls than you could count. They’re more flexible, easier to maintain, and easier to control. Many are web-enabled, and some are lower in cost.