NPE will feature myriad products and services that act in supporting roles to keep processors and mold builders running at top form. Amerimex Motor & Controls Inc. (Booth E14541): Eliminator blower to cool electrical equipment and remove air contaminants with very little maintenance.
CAE Alpheus Inc. (Booth N8739): MiniBlast PLT-SX portable single-hose, dry-ice blasting system that uses rice-sized carbon-dioxide pellets as the blasting medium.
Cleveland Vibrator Co. (Booth E14300): New UHVM vibrator for portable use. The unit is springless and provides more force than the earlier model. Rotary electric screener with ball tray deck.
CNC Software Inc. (Booth E13305): Mastercan Version 8, a new release of software that includes full tool path and geometry associativity, enhanced surface and solid machining and high-speed machining motion.
Filtroil North America Inc. (Booth N5967): Additive enhancement package for hydraulic oil and high-quality in-line replacement filters.
Gesswein Co. Inc. (Booth N5423): New, compact ultrasonic polishing unit that can save mold finishing time.
IMS Co. (Booth E10147): IMS repair services for granulator blades and other components for granulators, dryers, circulators and temperature controllers. New S-Band heater bands with one seam rather than two to reduce chances for contamination. Top-feed granulator hoppers with a side-feed option. Gas-assist nozzles and wrenches for screw tip removal. Also, Rout-a-Burr deflashing tools.
Joos USA Inc. (Booth E12136): High-pressure and high-temperature press for heating and cooling plastics and other solid surfaces.
Larco/Safety Controls Corp. (Booth E14531): New Sentry light curtain with no external safety relay to ensure quick and cost-effective installation of this safety guard. Improved Larco safety mat with new controller and active joiner system that eliminates dead spots where two mats join together.
Linden Industries Inc./ EMB (Booth E12022): New and improved gas infusion for carbon-dioxide and gas blending units.
Martor USA (Booth E12629): Cutting tools, including Optisafe Smart safety knife, Ultrasafe Smart sack opener and Powercut safety slabbing cutter.
Micro Surface Corp. (Booth E11230): Demonstration of Nicklon-Plus release coating with high chemical and corrosion resistance. Codiac diamond/nickel matrix for severe abrasive applications as a replacement for chrome plating, spray metal and other coatings. Codiac 2000, a cost-effective treatment for wear and release of glass- and mineral-filled resins. Slides, gibs and inserts can be treated without exposure to high temperatures.
Miller-Leaman Inc. (Booth E11120): New, automatic, self-cleaning Turbo-Disc filter for cooling tower water and chilled water.The product uses a minimal amount of water in the back-flush cycle, the company says.
Mold-Tech (Booth S3432): Laser-Tech engraver for hardened steels, other metals and graphite electrodes that is suitable for multipiece programs. The engraver eliminates cutter wear, pantograph templates and risk of electrode breakage.
Palace Packaging Machines (Booth E10300): Centrifugal bowl feeding and counting system for plastic components, including packaging caps. It orients and counts the components for feeding to assembly operation. Air-veying system to move plastic components long distances.
Praxair Surface Technologies Inc. (Booth E11330): Advanced coating chemistries for feed screws, heat-transfer rolls, corona and flame treater rolls, coated slitter blades and other components.
Prima Tech Corp. (Booth E14147): SD card connectors and multimedia card connectors.
Rix Industries (Booth E13450): Nitrogen-gas generators using oil-free compressors, and oil-free nitrogen-gas booster compressors.
Steelman Industries Inc. (Booth N8763): Full-size process oven and heat-cleaning oven.
United Air Specialists (Booth N6184): Kleentek electrostatic oil-cleaning systems that remove tars and insoluble contaminants for injection press hydraulic oil systems.
Vision Engineering Inc. (Booth E13748): Lynx Stereo Dynascope with one large viewing area to eliminate eye, neck and back strain common to eyepiece microscopes.