FEEDING & BLENDING

New Central Blending System Offers Greater Accuracy, Flexibility

Developed by Israel’s LIAD and available from Ampacet, system features dedicated ingredient weighing hoppers conveyed to specific machines to eliminate the risk of batch contamination.
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In this Tech Day session, experts Walter Smith of Nordson and Steve DeAngelis of Davis-Standard will speak about new developments in high-speed sheet extrusion and next-generation tooling.

Sanitary Ribbon Blender with Bag-Unloading Station

Unit utilizes safety-limit switches that prevent operation of the agitator if any access ports are open or if the grating is removed.   

Precise Twin-Screw Feeder

Designed for precise batching and weighing applications.

Double Planetary Mixers Granulate and Dry

High-precision mixing, granulation and vacuum drying in a single vessel.  

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It’s free. It’s online. It’s scheduled every Thursday through December. And you can register now to hear technology experts address a wide range of topics in plastics processing.  
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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.
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Blending: 'Smart' Software Saves Labor Costs, Boosts Quality

Helps operators make blending decisions and reduce errors when manually adjusting recipes.  

Feeding: Controller Equipped with 'Configuration Wizard'

Operators are guided through the configuration process of the software step by step.  

Feeding: New Line Comes in Two Configurations

New Weigh Belt Weighers/Feeders can weigh and/or totalize the flow of dry materials in a “wild-flow” configuration, or to meter dry solid materials in a controlled, “closed-loop” configuration as a weigh feeder.

Conair, Partners Run TPE Tubing, ABS 3D Filament at Medical Show

Conair joins Davis-Standard and Zumbach to demo complete system that switched between tubing and filament runs at Plastec West Show in California.

Feeding/Blending: Controller Offers Connectivity & User Friendliness

Controllers for upstream volumetric mixers and dosing stations feature touch screen with extended recipe storage and management, among other features.
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Feeding/Blending: Add Color Throughout Recovery and Injection Phases

Maguire extends its 100% Injection Coloring technology as an option for its MGF gravimetric feeders.
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The world’s premier injection molding technical conference comes to Chicago, March 17-19.
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Feeding/Blending: New Feeders, Blenders for Regrind And Wire/Cable at K 2019

Movacolor brought out several new gravimetric systems.

Materials Handling: Drying, Blending, Conveying News at K 2019

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

Plastic Systems Opens U.S. Headquarters

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

Mixing: High-Shear Mixers for Viscous Applications

Hybrid mixer has stirrer, disperse blades.

Feeding/Blending: Dual Auger Powers New Feeder

Unlike other volumetric feeders where a single auger is typically located at the bottom of a trough, a new line features a double concentric auger.

Feeding: Micro Feeder Allows Pellet-By-Pellet Dosing

TrueFeed Micro Feeder from Conair designed for ultra-low doses—less than five pellets/sec.

Feeding & Blending: 4.0 Connectivity and Easy Cleaning

Brabender Technologie will highlight new OPC-UA compliant controls and easy cleaning features for feeders at K 2019.

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.

K 2019 Preview: Auxiliaries Showcase Connectivity & Efficiency

At press time, a handful of auxiliary suppliers shared some of their K 2019 plans, highlighting connectivity and efficiency in their planned displays.