This year's NPE exhibitors will introduce a broad range of new sensors, controls, heaters, coolers and related equipment. Advantage Engineering Inc. (Booth S1271): Titan central chiller design, including an integral rotational molded polyethylene Tough Tank reservoir and multiple refrigeration zones. Sentra circulating-water mold temperature control units with a modulating cooling valve; standard units up to 7.5-horsepower pumps and 36-kilowatt heaters with customized units for larger capacities. Regal oil-circulating mold temperature-control units for heat-transfer fluids up to 500§ F. Maximum portable chillers in 5- to 40-ton capacities with air- and water-cooled condensers and a standard LE microprocessor instrument or optional HE instrument.
AEC Inc. (Booth S1400): AEC/Whitlock PET and engineered resin-drying system. AEC/Application Engineering upright mini water temperature control unit with new control options. Stainless-steel pump tanks for chilled water and cooling tower systems. Control interfaces and motor control centers with networking capability for chilled water and cooling tower systems.
Arizona Instrument Corp. (Booth N5962): Computrac Max-2000XL moisture analyzer.
Atlas Electric Devices Co. (Booth S1214): Vista6 heat distortion tester. Advanced Pendulum Impact tester for determining of plastic composite using an integrated microprocessor system.
Berg Chilling Systems Inc. (Booth N5775): Line of packaged chillers with advanced microprocessor controls and flexible Parametric design software for customer-specific applications.
Budzar Industries Inc. (Booth S414): New Micro Cool-series chillers, with up to 2 tons of cooling capacity at 50° F. Thermal VAC negative-pressure hot-oil temperature control units. Value Line series of hot-oil units. Mold temperature controller (MTC) portable hot-water systems.
Burger Engineering Inc. (Booth E14010): Smartflow FasTie quick-connect-and-release ejector knockout system. Swap Valve injection molding accessory to clear mold-cooling lines between mold change.
Capitol Temptrol Inc. (Booth S4003): Series MM air- and water-cooled portable chillers, Temptrol Master HD mold temperature controller with 3-5 horsepower and 9-18 kilowatts, heat-recovery option on Capitol Temptrol central system air-cooled chillers.
Elkom North America Inc. (Booth E12136): Preheating oven and vacuum press.
Epcon Gas Systems Inc. (Booth N9225): Gas-assist nozzles and pins.
Eurotherm Gauging Systems Inc. (Booth N6016): Eurotherm's System 21 personal-computer-based measurement and control system with integrated Eurotherm drives and control packages.
Fast Heat Inc. (Booth S3932): Hot-runner temperature control and valve gate system.
Freeze Co. Systems Ltd. (Booth E12818): Full line of central and portable chillers and a new line of portable chillers.
Gammaflux LP (Booth S606): Series 9500 hot-runner temperature control system with enhanced Mercury software for faster controller start-up allowing customer report configuration. GLC 2k hot-runner temperature controller with new amperage measurement for analyzing hot-runner heater performance.
Gentran Inc. (Booth N9218): GT791 and GT792 series melt pressure and temperature transducers.
Gunther Hot Runner Systems Inc. (Booth N5070): Line of temperature controllers in one-, two-, three- and five-zone models with protective electronic safety device, aluminum cast-metal housing and LED display.
Mokon Division of Protective Closures Co. Inc. (Booth S3915): Circulating-water temperature control system.
Molders Choice Inc. (Booth E10306): Barrel heat-control upgrade kits, robotic enclosures, custom operator platforms and oil and water leak alerts.
Motivair Corp. (Booth E10422): Air- and water-cooled line of portable, packaged water chillers ranging from one-half ton to 50 tons.
Noren Products Inc. (Booth N5110): Demonstration of Thermal Pin heat conductor's rapid heat-transfer ability.
Ogden Manufacturing Co. (Booth S1349): 1/32 DIN temperature controls with computer interface capabilities. DIN rail-mounted transmitters. Infrared pyrometers.
Omega Heater Co. (Booth E11128): Ultraluminum band and strip heaters. Thin ceramic mat embedded in extruded aluminum channel for full-width heat with watt densities up to 45 WSI and temperatures up to 850° F.
Paratherm Corp. (Booth N6917): Odorless NF nonfouling nontoxic heat-transfer fluid to control temperature in molds, barrels, dies, screws, platens and calender rolls to 600° F.
PowerTech Components Inc. (Booth N6186): Pre-wired and zone-numbered mold junction boxes and cables for hot-runner systems up to 140 zones. Micro one- and two-zone junction box.
Radco Industries Inc. (Booth N8343): Xceltherm LV series of biphenyl-free heat-transfer fluids to directly replace biphenyl-containing liquid/vapor-phase fluids and as an alternative to other aromatic liquid-phase fluids.
Regloplas AG/Marvel Equipment Corp. (Booth E11235): Series of temperature control units by means of an oil or water fluid media for 2-50 kilowatts ambient to 661° F with digital microprocessor controls.
Research Inc. (Booth N6491): Electric infrared modular heating elements that can be packaged into semicustomized heating systems. Complete heating system for installation within silicon tube curing lines.
Rotfil srl (Booth E13008): High-temperature sealing system for Ultramax SC 400 cartridge heaters and Ipermax high-power-density cartridge heaters.
Shinko of America Inc. (Booth N8463): GCS-300 1/16th DIN temperature controller.
Sterling Inc. (Booth S2715): Sterling's new upright water temperature control designed for processes requiring 20°-250° F, featuring a simplified internal cast fluid circuit with fewer connections and mechanical parts. Also, midsize high-temperature oil control unit for applications requiring 100§-550§ F, and stainless pump tank systems for Sterlco cooling tower and chilled-water systems.
Syscon-RKC (Booth S783): Farex SR mini HG systems incorporating multiple zone controls with touch-screen operation panels displaying temperature controls and programmable logic control variables in one location. DIN rail-mounted Farex SR mini system with snap-on modules, including analog and digital in-out readings, cascade control and software integration communications. 1/32 DIN SA200 controller with large dual LCD display, two configurable outputs and Modbus communication for stacking vertically or horizontally for applications with limited panel space.
Tempco Electric Heater Corp. (Booth S1840): Ceramic infrared heating elements.
Universal Dynamics Inc. unit of Mann+Hummel Group (Booth S1124): Autodry 120, series of Euro-style DHDs and modular vacuum chambers.
Verdure Electrics Co. Ltd. (Booth E13424): PC-based controller for processing machinery for plastics injection molding, blow molding and extrusion and rubber injection. Hot-runner controller and temperature controller.
Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co. (Booth E10406): MI savings predictor program to analyze cost savings of energy, maintenance labor and production-line downtime for Watlow MI band heaters. PPC-2000 programmable multiloop PID controller with recently released digital in-out module PPC-2040 for support of a variety of signals.