MechaTron feeder handles small volumes

Published: November 7, 2012 6:00 am ET

Schenck Process GmbH of Darmstadt, Germany, showed its MechaTron Min, a gravimetric feeder for very small volumes of powder, at Fakuma.

The feeder has a delivery rate between 100 grams an hour and 10 kilograms per hour. Typical applications include laboratory and test facilities for feeding extruders, mixers, mills and granulators.

The MechaTron Min features a twin screw and a vertical agitator. It is designed for quick dismantling for cleaning and replacement of the discharge devices.

Two feed hoppers are available to suit different products and feed rates. Both versions come with integrated measurement, control and regulation electronics.

The company’s U.S. operation, Scheck AccuRate Inc., is in Whitewater, Wis.

Tel. 262-473-2421, fax 262-473-1249, email mktg@accuratefeeders.com.


Comments

MechaTron feeder handles small volumes

Published: November 7, 2012 6:00 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story

Market Reports

Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

Learn more

Injection Molding Market Analysis & Processor Rankings

Plastics News BUNDLED package contains our in-depth Market Analysis of the Injection Molding segment. You will gain keen insight on current trends and our economic outlook.

As a BONUS this includes PN's updated 2014 database of North American Injection Molders RANKED by sales volume. Sort, merge, mail & prospect by end market, materials processed, region, # of plants and more.

Learn more

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 15, 2015 - September 17, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events