New and improved testing systems are the latest advances to improve efficiency and help increase speed and accuracy. They will be among the downstream equipment on display at NPE.
Agr International Inc. (Booth 149): Latest vision-inspection products including Pilot Vision, a new system that mounts inside the blow molder and detects random-occurring defects during the production of PET bottles. OptiCheck, an all new multicamera system for rigid plastic containers. Also, Process Pilot automated blow molder control system and PETWall Profiler material distribution measurement system.
Amsler Equipment Inc. (Booth 583): High-speed single-flying-head leak tester boasting a smaller footprint.
Arizona Instrument LLC (Booth 4344): Computrac Max 4000XL moisture/solids analyzer features a temperature-calibration-interface module, four decimal-place balance, pass/fail criteria and programmable tempera- ture ramp control.
Atlas Material Testing Technology LLC (Booth 4452): New control systems for Ci4000 and Ci5000 model Weather-Ometers, and new specimen holders for Weather-Ometers. Thallium-free bulbs for use in the Atlas UVTest and other testing applications.
Avid Corp. (Booth 8935): Introducing Quikchek, a manually operated bottle-measurement system; Thikchek countertop/mobile preform thickness measurement tool; and Paksortr, a high-speed wall-thickness monitoring and sorting system for bottles. AVBIS 3000P automated preform measurement system, AVBIS 3000 Pharma for small bottles and ABTIS 1000, an off-line conveyor- fed bottle wall-thickness system.
Baruffaldi Plastic Technology srl (Booth 318): Italian provider of downstream equipment. Introducing punching machines for cable ducts and technical profiles. Also, cutting and assembly machines for roller shuttles.
Beta LaserMike (Booth 2382): AccuScan system, an advanced laser gauge, provides non-contact measurement of diameter and ovality. Latest AS5000 series offers 2,400 measurements per second. UltraScan, an ultrasonic gauge for product wall thickness, eccentricity, diameter and ovality. LaserSpeed gauge to measure length and speed of products. BenchMike, a table-top system.
C.W. Brabender Instruments Inc. (Booth 2718): Lab instrument manufacturer, includes torque rheometers, viscometers, mixers, post extrusion equipment, two-roll mill, and lab-scale physical-testing instruments.
CDS Inc. (Booth 7045): Extrusion, medical, pipe, profile and tube downstream equipment.
Cognex Corp. (Booth 4248): Machine vision systems, including In-Sight for automated inspection and product quality assurance. Checker 4G vision sensor, with built-in camera, processor, lighting and optics, can inspect up to 6,000 parts per minute.
Cold Jet LLC (Booth 57028): New machine accepts all forms of dry-ice cleaning systems. Also, automated mold-cleaning system.
Control Micro Systems Inc. (Booth 32037): Turnkey laser systems for plastic marking, cutting, drilling welding and slitting.
Cooper Machine & Tool Co. (Booth 29059): Converting machinery for bag and film. Unveiling servo shuttle bag machine featuring four-axis servo system for faster production — up to 250 cycles per minute. Specifically designed to seal thick and long bags.
Datacolor (Booth 55013): Introducing Datacolor 45G, a handheld spectrophotometer. Color and appearance measuring equipment.
Dynisco LLC (Booth 6263): Sensors, controls and analytical instruments.
ESI–Extrusion Services Inc. (Booth 5985): Designs and manufactures downstream extrusion equipment.
Fontijne Grotnes Inc. (Booth 55048): New LabEcon series 150/ 300/600 designed for straightforward automated pressing operations, and for sample preparation for quality control, research and materials development.
Futec America Inc. (Booth 29057): Optical-inspection machines for plastic film and sheet. New inspection system MaxEye Impact for plain web.
G.F. Goodman & Son Inc. (Booth 5463): Downstream extrusion machinery, including cutters, pullers, conveyors, vacuum tanks, saws, and Bondabelt puller replacement belts.
Haumiller Engineering (Booth 46020): High-speed automated assembly equipment.
HunterLab (Booth 37021): Color measurement instrumentation and software. Introducing SpectraTrend HT 2.0.
Meech Static Eliminators Inc. (Booth 608): New 977CM pulsed DC closed-loop static control system. TakClean web-cleaning system for label and narrow-web markets.
Minatech Inc. (Booth 50022): New line of star-wheel servo-driven leak-test machinery, featuring 0.3mm pinhole detection, production rates up to 150 bottles per minute, multiple test-head options, and interchangeable star-wheel design. Automated systems serving blow molding and injection molding industries.
Palace Packaging Machines Inc. (Booth 36023): Introducing to North America, versatile high-speed orienting system model ZE linear feeder that feeds, orients 100 percent and discharges a spray cap at a single point at a rate of 2,000 per minute. Compact and modular design plus quick and easy changeover.
Paul N. Gardner Co. Inc. (Booth 1211): Physical testing instruments.
Pipe Coil Technology Ltd. (Booth 2693): Low ovality technology allows large-diameter HDPE pipe with up to 12-inch outside diameter to be coiled as free-standing or reeled onto drums. Coiling and handling machinery for flexible plastics including pipe, tube, hose and conduit.
Proco Machinery Inc. (Booth 542): Take-out systems for shuttle and PET blow molders. Complete downstream equipment for custom blow molding.
Profile Pipe Machinery Inc. (Booth 617): Downstream equipment for plastic pipe extrusion, including cutting, pulling, cooling and perforating equipment.
RDN Manufacturing Inc. (Booth 5545): Downstream extrusion equipment includes vacuum sizing tanks, water baths, pullers, cutters, conveyors, dump tables and coilers.
Rennco LLC (Booth 2783): New type of packaging machine for thermoformed trays.
Sartorius AG (Booth 59054): Moisture-analysis instrumentation.
Taber Industries (Booth 3531): Taber progressive load scratch tester Model 644 evaluates relative resistance or susceptibility of material surface to scratch and mar. Powered by a linear actuator, a sliding specimen platform moves horizontally to permit single-direction scratch testing.
The QC Group Inc. (Booth 61014): A2LA-accredited and ISO 17025-certified inspection lab.
Tulsa Power Inc. (Booth 8677): New high-performance coilers. Automated cut-and-transfer line of coils incorporates dual-spindle turret winder during extrusion.
Versa Machinery Inc. (Booth 5476): Downstream equipment for plastics and rubber extrusion.
Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. (Booth 2843): Displaying six integrated turnkey cells that include robots, controllers, dryers, loaders and downstream automation.
Zwick USA/Roell AG (Booth 51046): Next-generation Allround-Line suite of materials-testing systems suitable for quality control and research projects. Features new testControl II electronics with automatic setting of all control parameters, sophisticated strain rate control and online compensation for changes in specimen properties.
Exhibit booth locations
West Hall: 100-9399
South/North Hall: 10000-65099