DRYING

Four New Developments in Plastics Drying

These four short videos provide a snapshot of what’s going on in plastics resin drying technology. Yes, there’s Industry 4.0, but also lots more to bring higher quality and efficiency to your injection molding and extrusion processes.
#industry4-0

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Four New Developments in Plastics Drying

These four short videos provide a snapshot of what’s going on in plastics resin drying technology. Yes, there’s Industry 4.0, but also lots more to bring higher quality and efficiency to your injection molding and extrusion processes.
#industry4-0

Crystallizing Dryer for Small Batches

Resin is crystallized and dried with the same desiccant dryer that is used to supply dry air to the hopper bank.  

Desktop App for Multiple-Dryer Control

Dri-Air’s SmartView Desktop App is a web-based application that connects a processor’s dryers through each dryer’s unique IP address.  

Clear Your Calendars for Plastics Technology 'Tech Days'

Beginning Oct. 8, we will be bringing exclusive, live, online technical content on a wide range of processing topics that you can access for free.
#bestpractices #industry4-0 #dies

Drying: Touch Controller With Industry 4.0 Communications

Control is based on an open platform and consists of a PLC with a thermocouple monitoring system.
#monitoring

Spring Tips for Dryer Maintenance

The warm, humid weather really puts a strain on both the regeneration and process, so it is important that everything is in perfect working order. The time to check is now.

Use a DOE to Improve Consistency of Your Resin-Drying Process

Conducting a drying design of experiments (DOE) will ensure your polymer is properly dried every time. Here’s how to do it.  

Wittmann Buys FarragTech

Wittmann gains FarragTech’s dryers and cooling equipment based on compressed air.

Yizumi-HPM Introduces Molding Auxiliaries

Yizumi-HPM will be able to supply complete molding cells.

Resin Drying: New Dryer Line Applies Improved Heat Exchanger Design, Energy Management

New dryer combines advantages of two previous models while volumetric dosing control units stress connectivity, user-friendliness and easy handling.
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Resin Drying: Centralized Segmented Wheel Dryer

Launched at K 2019, Wittmann Battenfeld’s ATON H1000 battery dryer can handle a dry air volume of 1000 m³/hr, for a drying throughput of 500-600 kg/hr.
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Materials Handling: Drying, Blending, Conveying News at K 2019

Plastic Systems arrives in the U.S. with a handful of new auxiliaries.
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Plastic Systems Opens U.S. Headquarters

Italian supplier of a wide range of auxiliary equipment opens in Atlanta.

Resin Drying: Natural Gas Powered Process Heaters Offer Energy Savings

Conair says that with its GasTrac process air heaters, processors can realize energy cost savings of up to 70% by replacing electricity with natural gas as a heat source for dehumidifying dryers.

Resin Drying: Central System Offers Individualized Hopper Monitoring, Trending and Control

New system from Conair allows implementation of advanced control features on a per-hopper basis, including on older Conair dryers, as well as some competitive units.

Maag to Expand Virginia Plant

Gala facility for making underwater pelletizers and centrifugal dryers to be expanded by 20%.

Auxiliaries: Full Suite of Products on Hand at K for Moretto

Drying, feeding, blending, cooling and conveying displays at K for Italian supplier of auxiliary equipment.
#kshow #monitoring

Drying: Modular Drying System Provides Flexibility

ProTec’s SOMOS RDF modular resin drying system, which consists of units with their own dry-air supply and controllers, to debut at K.
#kshow

Drying: Compressed Air Dryers Reuse Process Air to Boost Efficiency

Compressed air dryers capture dry blower air from extrusion blow molding process for greater efficiency.

Drying: Large Dryer Series Simplifies, Makes More Features Standard

All the units in the new D Series of large dryers from Conair will feature desiccant-wheel technology, a common touchscreen control and an expanded set of standard features.

Dri-Air Expansion Boosts Warehouse, Manufacturing Capacity

Dri-Air Industries (East Windsor, Conn.) recently completed a significant addition at its headquarters and manufacturing facility.