CHICAGO—The following firms are featuring products at NPE, but sent information too late to be featured in Plastics News' May 12 Primary Equipment, May 19 Resins & Additives, or May 26 Auxiliary Equipment special reports.
Accu-Grind Industrial Knife Co. (Booth E8244): Rotary dicer drum cutter and beds; carbide wedge lock rotors.
AEC Inc. (Booth S2630): AEC/Application Engineering Pinnacle compact central chillers in 30-90 tons, and CE TrueTemp temperature controllers for the European Community; AEC/Whitlock WDMR series compact dryers with dual-bed, closed-loop design, and Nomad drying carts; AEC HydReclaim Optimum OS gravimetric blenders in four sizes; AEC/Application Automation's Excel II series sprue pickers featuring vertical cylinders for continuous operation; AEC/Nelmor's Talon 6 x 8 Beside-the-Press granulator for small injection molding applications.
American Barmag Corp. (Booth E10133): Mixaco quick-change mixing head; new bonding feature suitable for powder coating applications.
American Kuhne (Booth N6527): New Kuhne sheet roll stacks with infinitely variable roll gap adjustment; extrusion analyzer with up to eight channels; low-boy extruder and blown film die; air-cooled extruders in 21/2- and 31/2-inch sizes featuring full-surround, water-jacketed feed section with replaceable liner.
Anval Inc. (E10126): Nitung 60 new alloy for barrel linings and extrusion screw overlay, based on tungsten carbide particles in nickel-based matrix.
Atlas Electric Devices Co. (Booth S277): CL400 ChemiLume, new instrument that evaluates the oxidative stability of materials by measuring chemiluminescence. Eight other diverse instruments for materials testing.
Automa SpA (Booth N6520): Plus AT 07D and 5D blow molding machines; detailed information about NSB20 and NSB50 injection stretch blow molding machines and AE 30 blow molding machine.
Axxicon Group NV (Booth E10500): Modular molds for fast-cycling applications such as compact discs; quick-change mold systems including a rapid-release mold for gears and the AIM system for ISO test specimens; Axxicon Components' high-performance polymer gears and pulleys for printer, copier and automotive applications; Aimliner and Smartliner production cells. The company also will introduce its new U.S. supply and service unit, Axxicon Molds of Atlanta.
Bayer Corp. (Booth N5539): Bayblend FR 2000 and FR 2010 polycarbonate/ABS flame-retardant resins for business machines and office equipment; Centrex HGM and 825 weatherable polymers; Durethan KU 2-2140/30 polyamide 6 resin, a new 30 percent glass-fiber-reinforced nylon; Makrolon DP1 1456 polycarbonate for thin-wall molding; Baydur GS and solid polyurethane reaction injection molding technology system; Bayflex 180 PU RIM system; Multranol 7059 and 7100 polyether polyols; new technology for insert mold decoration, gas-assisted molding, multishell/ lost-core, plastic/metal hybrids, thin-wall, thermoplastic glazing, under-the-hood, automotive seating and hard-soft multicomponent molding.
Conforma Clad Inc. (Booth S182): Technology updates including tungsten carbide protection on new and refurbished parallel screw barrels, and a new, segmented design that allows the replacement or reworking only of worn barrel sections.
Dukane Corp. (Booth S1680): Millennium 4100 ultrasonic system for the assembly of larger, yet delicate, components, particularly for the medical and electronics industries.
Dynamic Metal Treating Inc. (Booth E10946): Dyna-Blue surface treatment process. Dynamic has expanded its facility and purchased a new vacuum furnance, allowing it to provide hardening and tempering operations.
Dynisco Inc. (Booth S2458): New, 6-millimeter sensing tip for its PT460 pressure transducers.
Foboha GmbH-Formenbau (Booth S171): A two-component, high-performance injection molding tool, on display at Cincinnati Milacron/Ferromatik Milacron Maschinenbau GmbH (Booths S2130, S2330). The mold, cooled via carbon dioxide gas, has a cycle time of less than six seconds for both stations and a hot-runner system.
GE Plastics (Booth S2311): Technologies for automotive, computer, telecommunications, and building and construction applications; demonstrations of how manufacturing processes affect the design of parts.
Henschel Mixers America Inc. (Booth N4963): Thyssen Henschel Durumax S2 single-shaft extruder gear units.
Instron Corp. (Booth E10518): Merlin II software for its 5500-Series universal testers that measure tension/compression/shear and flexure.
Kortec Inc. (Booth S2382): Multigate coinjection molding cell using direct hot-runner gating in a four-cavity mold. The turnkey system, which will be running in Engel North America's booth on a 175-ton tie-barless machine, features Kortec's three-layer flow coinjection technology.
Krupp Kautex Maschinenbau GmbH (Booth S2367): KEB 100 extrusion blow molding machine with microcomputer-based control, to make 21/2-liter canisters.
Mark-It Co. (Booth E10956): Post-Mold Graphics decorating system designed to molecularly fuse to plastic parts, forming a permanent, seamless bond.
M-Base Engineering + Software GmbH (Booth E10611): Developments in the Campus plastics database, including the MCBase merge program and interfaces with computer-aidedengineering software; electronic catalogues; technologies for data transfer; MiniFlow simulation software for injection molding.
Mega Machinery Inc. (Booth N5381): Lenticular lens sheet extrusion system with 41/2-inch extruder, polymer gear pump, Autoflex sheet die, NDC gauge with feedback loop to sheet die, MegaTek sheet finishing system and MegaTronix control system.
Nilit America Corp. (Booth E9521): Five new injection molding grades of nylon 6/6, including lubricated and heat-stabilized grades; information on its exclusive sales and marketing agreement with J.A.Z. Associates Inc. of Doylestown, Pa., and Nilit's new, 30,000-square-foot distribution center in Greensboro, N.C.
PTI/Processing Technologies Inc. (Booth N4041): New coextruders under 31/2 inches. Film and fiber reclaim extruder with enclosed cylinders for more compact design and safety. Aluminum magnet drawer with side-feed ports and additive feeders. Titan programmable logic controller system with 20-inch touch-screen display. Fiber extruder with 4.45-inch barrel and 250-horsepower motor.
Remu Inc. (Booth N6225): NL/imi 715-ton injection molding machine with a standard direct-current screw drive motor.
Romax Inc. (Booth E9716): Fabri-Dyne PM80 pre-mixer; Western Feedscrew Nu-Twist HIIL and HIIL-V general-purpose screws.
RTP Co. (Booth N6508): Conductive, high-temperature, structural, wear-resistant, flame-retardant and color thermoplastics; computer stations to access RTP's Internet and software tools, including Data Book on Disk and interactive Applications Notebook.
SAS Automation (Booth N4994): Belt conveyors, including the Model 5000 straight incline; Model 5100 ``L'' horizontal to incline; and Model 5200 full ``Z'' horizontal to incline horizontal out-feed.
Schalke Eisenhutte GmbH (Booth E11818): Heat-exchange, sealing and reliability improvements to its two-stage planetary gear extruders. Compounds can be pelletized or fed directly into a calender line, and high regrind inputs can be used. Schalke also is promoting the use of planetary gear extruders for manufacturing dry powder coatings and copy-machine toner because of their maximum dispersive effect, short and defined residence times and precise temperature control.
Syscon International Inc. (Booth S211): Snapshot, Portrait and Panorama, three new configurations of S/PlantStar production and process management software systems.
Tec Engineering Corp. (Booth S3001): Conveyor line and free-standing part/runner separator.
Thermofil Inc. (Booth S2762): Glass-fiber-reinforced nylon; Estyrene, a dioxin-free, ultraviolet-light-stable, flame-retardant, high-impact polystyrene; P6-series chemically coupled, fiberglass-reinforced polypropylenes; Thermofoam and Thermolube processing aids.
Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp. (Booth S2182): Polyrex 85 SF loop handle-bag machine; Turboclean automatic flexo deck wash-up system.