Hunker adds feature to CIM software line
Users of Hunkar Laboratories Inc.'s factory management software, Source CIM, now are able to review what Hunkar calls CMC (current machine capability) information as it gets automatically posted in the CIM database.
CMC is now a standard feature in Cincinnati-based Hunkar's Process Management Source CIM line, for all types of plastics processing machines. The new feature also automatically notifies maintenance when a machine's process capability starts to deteriorate.
Tel. (513) 272-1010, fax (513) 272-0013.
Lab machine makes samples, laminates
A new laboratory machine from Totowa, N.J.-based Wayne Machine & Die Co. makes samples of cast film as thick as 0.01 inch, and laminates cast films with other substrates, such as paper, fabrics, fibers or flat wire and fiber optics.
The machine is called the Cast Film and Laminating Take-Off and can process 8- to 24-inch width films.
Tel. (973) 256-7374, fax (973) 256-1778.
Automated offering multicolor pad printer
Automated Industrial Systems Inc. of Erie, Pa., has introduced a large-surface, multicolor pad printer, the MADAG MPG150.
A closed cartridge retains the ideal ink viscosity through preset programming and solvents.
Tel. (814) 838-2270, fax (814) 833-5661, e-mail [email protected]
Trans Tech touting Sirius 125 pad printer
Carol Stream, Ill.-based Trans Tech America Inc.'s Sirius 125 pad printer can use an open inkwell or a sealed ink cup, thanks to a modular conversion kit.
The printer can run as many as seven colors with a 60-millimeter-diameter cup, or four colors with a 90mm cup. Both cup sizes can be used simultaneously for random printing over large areas.
A toggle mechanism drives the pad stroke, providing the highest possible pressure when the pad is fully compressed.
Tel. (630) 752-4000, fax (630) 752-4433.
Kona introduces controller, bushing
Gloucester, Mass.-based Kona Hot Runner Systems, part of Dynisco Inc., introduced the HRC-E hot-runner controller and a new large-diameter bushing, the T-24.
The control unit controls as many as 20 hot-runner zones. It also retains tool settings for use in the future.
The panel features a large, easy-to-read display and a sealed keypad.
Designed for large parts, the T-24 bushing has a bore diameter of 1 inch, with standard lengths of more than 40 inches.
The bushing is available with both valve gate and thermal gate designs.
Tel. (978) 281-3810, fax (978) 281-5882.
Mini-Jector unveils injection machine
Mini-Jector Machinery Corp. of Newbury, Ohio, introduced a 10-ton vertical-clamp injection molding press.
The model 70 machine comes in either 1- or 2-ounce shot capacities, suited for molding large connectors.
A Mitsubishi computer controller runs the machine. Several alarms are built in, including one that cuts back the temperature automatically when the operator is inactive.
Tel. (440) 564-7210, fax (440) 564-5432.
Gloucester selling Digisonic worldwide
Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering Co. Inc. of Gloucester, Mass., has sold its Digisonic Internal Bubble Cooling control to 40 blown film sites worldwide.
Digisonic uses four separate ultrasonic sensors to measure bubble diameter.
A fifth sensor instantly compensates for humidity, barometric pressure and changes in ambient air temperature.
Tel. (978) 281-1800, fax (978) 282-9111.