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.

Agri-Industrial Plastics Mick Stielow and Geoff Ward
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High-Tech Blow Molding At Agri-Industrial Plastics

This family-owned custom molder stands out in its use of advanced computer and automation tools to claim a niche in large, complex, and multi-layer parts.
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IoT Strategy Cuts Human Error at Teel

Controlling up to 20 parameters from a single web interface has slashed setup time and increased output at a leading profile processor.
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Extrusion: Next-Generation Control System

Modular design will repotedly improve control capabilities and application flexibility while maintaining an attractive price point