Exhibitors at NPE 2003 will introduce a variety of new heaters, coolers and related equipment.
Arizona Instrument (Booth N5921): Changes to the Computrac Max-2000XL moisture/solids analyzer encompassing a temperature calibration disk, anodized heater and firmware backing up the heater enhancement and supporting electronic data-storage regulations.
Budzar Industries Inc. (Booth S445): Improvements in fluid heat-transfer units relating to negative pressure, multiple zones, sliding tray, screw compressors and central system.
Burger & Brown Engineering Inc. (Booth N7135): Tracer electronic flow meter with threaded pipe connections with diameter range of 0.75-2 inches. Smartlock slide retainer and limit switch with improved plunger design. Hot-oil-flow meter. FasTie ejector tie-in.
Dri-Air Industries Inc. (Booth S655): Expanded line of multiple-bed resin dryers to include a model capable of processing 750 pounds of material per hour. New microprocessor controls to allow simultaneous drying of different resins at varying temperatures and times. Portable dryer for cell-type molding. Stainless-steel dryer to eliminate contamination for medical molders. Microdryer to handle a few grams to 5 pounds of resin. Dual-hopper dryer for automated two-shot, two-color molding.
Durex Industries (Booth N4633): Wedge-lock minicoil heater designed for injection nozzles.
Dynisco LLC (Booth N5526): New Pellet Dryer with easy-to-clean cylindrical design capable of drying up to 3,500 pounds per hour.
EisbÃ¤r Trockentechnik GmbH (Booth E11050): Dry air system for molds and material with protection against corrosion. Blow air-cooling system for internal control of temperatures within blow molds yielding shorter cooling cycles. Film cooling system for blown film extrusion plants enabling production increases.
Fast Heat Inc. (Booth S2832): Integrated Pulse II hot-runner temperature controller with replaceable zone-control modules with up to 168 zones. Precision Series valve gates for hot-runner injection molding of cosmetic or appearance parts using shot sizes of 5-3,000 grams.
Frigel Firenze srl (Booth S677): Centralized air-condensed and single-process, water-condensed chillers. Airblast coolers. Mold temperature controllers.
Gammaflux LP (Booth S2849): Introduction of international interface and integrated transformers for TTC family of temperature control systems for hot-runner injection molders. Improvement of TTC version 2.0.
Gebruder LÃ¶dige Maschinenbau GmbH (Booth N4273): Heating and cooling mixer combinations in modified ergonomic design including a special configuration of mixing elements and container.
Hommer Tool and Manufacturing Inc. (Booth E9453): Under certification from Smart Mould International Ltd. LLC, bimetal composite SMI-98 Quik Cool cores with high thermal conductivity comparable to beryllium-copper alloys and with exceptional hardness and rigidity for reduction of molding cycles by 20-40 percent.
Insul-Vest Inc. (Booth S955): Introduction of energy-saving barrel heater made with nonconductive, vacuum-cast ceramic fiber, using infrared heat and a cooling system that can redirect heat from the barrel to fulfill functions elsewhere in the plant.
Lectroheat Industrial Heating Ltd. (Booth N7925): Cartridge and ceramic heaters.
Logic Corp. (Booth N4301): Temperature control unit with up to 425° F isolating control of mold from its inputs and automatically adjusting set point as room temperatures change.
L-R Systems (Booth N4326): Introduction of chiller and robot lines. Redesign of weigh blender controller.
Mokon (Booth S2563): Central air- and water-cooled chillers of 30-80 tons with corrosion-free construction and nonferrous plumbing. Pump tanks of coated carbon steel or stainless steel in various sizes. Large-flow circulating water temperature control systems up to 10 horsepower, 96 kilowatts and 120 gallons per minute. Oil and water filtration systems to improve heat-transfer-system efficiency and cut downtime and maintenance. Single cabinet combination of negative pressure and water temperature control system.
Regloplas Corp. (Booth E10135): Introduction of indirect-cooled temperature control units with leak-stop mode, nonferrous construction, 0.75-4 horsepower up to 660° F. Air- and water-cooled portable chillers.
RKC Instrument Inc. (Booth N5744): HA Series of high-speed one- or two-control loop digital controllers. SRX module-type, high-speed digital controller. THV series of single-phase thyristor units. SRV module-type digital temperature controller. MA series of multiloop digital temperature controllers. SA100 socket-mounting digital temperature controller. New module for H-PCP-J power/CPU module. Mapman command protocol.
Sonitek Corp. (Booth E13525): Introduction of Spectrum slim-line series of precision linear actuators and presses with integrated hydraulic speed controls and post-cooling manifolds for use in heat staking for plastics assembly.
Tempco Electric Heater Corp. (Booth S1432): Introduction of new line of TEC temperature controls and chart recorders. Expanded ceramic infrared E-mitter sizes and arrays. Kte radiant quartz heaters. Shroud and blower designs for air-cooled, cast-in heaters.
Thermal Care Inc. (Booth S2055): Aquatherm Series temperature-control unit. Multizone temperature controller for optical media market making compact and digital versatile discs. PLC/HMI capabilities on central chillers.
Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co. (Booth S144): Series SD controller with Palm personal-digital-assistant interface capability in 1/32, 1/16, 1/8 and 1/4 DIN panel-mount sizes. Windows-based human/machine interface software for setup, monitoring and editing of controller parameter values. Thick film heater designs for hot-runner system manifolds and nozzles. PPC-2000 controller for extrusion applications. T2 heater for hot-runner nozzles for PET two-stage preform molding applications. Engineering division for concept-to-completion thermal analytical services.
Wittmann Inc. (Booth S1049): Web-enabled Tempro Plus mold temperature controllers and Drymax material dryers using optional embedded Web servers with plain-text displays of error statuses, hyperlinks to in-depth documentation and interfaces to WittLink networked solution for all Wittmann auxiliary equipment including robots, granulators and materials-handling systems.