Exhibitors will feature a variety of auxiliary equipment at NPE 1997, including the following items not included in other categories.
AIMM Technologies Inc. (Booth E11835): Hydrokinetic cleaning process, based on sonic resonance of water, cleans exchanger tubes, heaters and pipes.
AirLoc (Booth S158): Jacmount systems provide vertical alignment of injection molding machines on uneven floors.
GreCon Inc. (Booth E10130): Spark detection and extinguishing system. Cyclone plug-up detection system.
Helomoldes Moulds and Plastics Technology Lda. (Booth E11722): Online mold management by Internet.
Henschel Mixers America Inc. (Booth N4963): New S2 gear units for single-shaft extruders, featuring case-hardened gears, quiet operation and modular construction.
Intra Corp. Inc. (Booth E10528): Precision laser qualification for parallel platens in injection molding, suited to processors and machine builders.
Lapeyre Stair Inc. (Booth N4730): Alternating-tread stair allows comfortable, face-forward descent from injection molding machines, mezzanines and other areas.
Linden/EMB (Booth E10701): U.S.-made carbon dioxide machine designed to replace other foaming agents for polyurethane. Improved MicroProcess Vu monitoring and control software for polyurethane machinery.
Oetiker Inc. (Booth E9605): Two-ear hose clamps for air,
fluid and steam lines that can withstand heavy machine vibrations.
Pacific Scientific (Booth E9219): High-performance Powertec brushless motors with more torque and a compact design.
PIAB Vacuum Products (Booth N5391): New series of vacuum pumps made of polyphenylene sulfide and designed to withstand corrosive environments.
Rimtec Corp. (Booth E10330): New miniature, zero-backlash metal bellow couplings compensate for misalignment between rotating shafts. Spring-loaded safety couplings disengage servo-based dynamic drives as quickly as 2 milliseconds after an overload signal.
Safety Controls Corp. (Booth E10027): Larco safety mat systems, including safety relay control, provide completely active area, even where mats butt together.
PosiGuard infrared-light guard system can have fixed and floating beam blanking.
Tomco2 Equipment Co. (Booth E11523): The Blaster cleaning system uses frozen carbon dioxide pellets to remove dirt while avoiding chemicals in the plant and on equipment.
Vulcan Machinery Group (Booth E9027): New coiler. Servo-driven spindle drive and traverser on turret coiler.
Programmable servo series for Vulcan's downstream extrusion equipment.