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.

Smart Attend director of sales and marketing Max Preston with the production monitor
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Home-Grown Production Monitoring System Brings Industry 4.0 to Smaller Shops

An automotive molder’s need for simple, affordable, easy-to-use production monitoring resulted in a system that brings data-driven decision making to plants of all sizes.
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NPE2018 New Technology Focus: The ‘4.0’ Revolution

Injection and blow molding and robot suppliers are making Industry 4.0 the most prevalent theme of the show.