Manufacturers and distributors of auxiliary equipment will display new products and present their capabilities during the NPE 2015 exposition March 23-27 in Orlando, Fla.:
Advance Laboratory Instruments & Supplies Co. (Booth S29055): Plastic bottle stress cracking equipment; quality assurance laboratory and testing and measuring equipment.
AEC, Colortronic North America and Walton-Stout (Booth W3226): Material handling systems including blenders, chillers, controls, sensors, cooling equipment and towers, dryers, feeders, hoppers, silos, vacuum pumps, weigh scales.
AGR International Inc. (Booth W618): Pilot Profiler with Process Pilot-brand automated blow molder management system; Pilot Vision vision-based inspection system for mounting inside the blow molder; compact OptiCheck-brand vision system for managing quality in processing high density polyethylene and similar container materials.
Bauer Compressors Inc. (Booth W1782): N2IT all-in-one gas-assist controller that can generate, compress and store nitrogen; air compressors; automation equipment; closed-loop process-control systems; extrusion pipe, tubing and profile takeoffs; injection machine nozzles; pneumatic components and systems.
Beckhoff Automation LLC (Booth S27035): Industrial automation closed-loop process-control systems; motion or position controls; pressure and temperature sensors and controls; sequence logic controls; speed and drive controls.
Beta LaserMike (Booth W2991): AccuScan 6012 and 5000 series diameter and ovality four- and two-axis gauges; LN3040 lump and neckdown detector using a three-axis gauge; non-contact measurement and control systems dealing with processes, wall thicknesses, diameter and ovality and fault detection.
Biax Laboratories LLC (Booth S20072): Biaxial machine direction and transverse direction orientation for plastic sheet, film, web and textile materials in laboratory trials or minimum proprietary production.
Branson Ultrasonics Corp. (Booth W3763): GVX series of servo-driven vibration welders for advanced industrial assembly applications; ultrasonic, linear and orbital vibration, hot plate, spin, infrared and thermal welding; clean vibration; laser welding.
Cleveland Vibrator Co. (Booth S26188): Material flow solutions using vibration; automation, cooling, dust-removal, material conveying, particle screening and material handling equipment; drives and motors.
Conair Group (Booth W2143): Material storage silos, bins, Gaylord tilters, unloading systems, bulk conveying systems; self-contained vacuum and compressed air loaders, controls, pumps; central and mobile electric, gas-fired, compressed-air and hot-air dryers; gravimetric blenders, gravimetric, volumetric and liquid feeders; vacuum sizing tanks, cooling/spray tanks; FLX material-handling systems, ELS Ethernet-based loading systems, dryer controls, blender controls, plant-wide process portal.
Converting Systems Inc. (Booth S21093): Bag-making machinery; drives and motors; painting and coating equipment; pneumatic components and systems; static-eliminating equipment; winders.
Dekker Vacuum Technologies Inc. (Booth W3895): Vacuum pumps and systems for plastics, energy and environmental applications.
Dukane Corp. (Booth W4691): Proprietary iQLinQ-brand communication protocol to simplify integration of power supplies with automated systems using Fieldbus protocol or industrial Ethernet networking technology; heat staking thermal, servo ultrasonic, vibration, hot-plate, spin and laser welding equipment; film/fabric sewing/slitting equipment.
Econ Inc. (Booth W8185): Underwater pelletizing systems, pellet and bulk material dryers, air pelletizing systems, screen changers, pyrolysis furnaces.
Extrusion Control & Supply Inc. (Booth W2410): P304c pressure controller and P304i pressure indicator designed as direct replacements for competitor in-market models operating typically on plastic extrusion machinery; closed-loop process-control systems; pressure and temperature sensors and controls; heating elements.
Fast Heat Inc. (Booth W4143): Process controls including Ion series low-cavitation and Pulse high-cavitation hot runner temperature controllers; dual zone power module to control up to two zones at 4200 watts each; diagnostic equipment; customer cables and connectors.
Geo-Tech Polymers LLC (Booth S18097): Patented technology to remove contamination, including paint, ink, labels and many other coatings from recycled materials.
Gneuss Inc. (Booth W4675): Pressure and temperature sensors and controls; melt-filtration materials and equipment.
Herrmann Ultrasonics Inc. (Booth W6581): Demonstration of functional integration in plastics ultrasonic welding through interlinking of several production steps utilizing a HiQ Dialog standard modular ultrasonic welder with a touch-sensitive small-scale robot, a camera and a marking device.
IceTech America Inc. (Booth S20167): Evolution Line including the Elite 20 and Xtreme 40 multi-power dry ice blasting machines offering ability to clean molds in a plastics processing press while achieving zero dimensional change on the tooling.
IQMS Inc. (Booth W4489): Enterprise-resource-planning and manufacturing-execution-system software for repetitive, process and discrete manufacturing with systems for computer-aided design, computer-assisted manufacturing and computer-integrated manufacturing.
JG&A Metrology Center (Booth S37000): Non-destructive industrial computed tomography scanning services for pre-production inspections and internal-product analysis.
KraussMaffei Berstorff (Booth W903): C6 control system for monitoring of production data; KM-3L RKW 74-250 IPC multi-layer pipe head; QuickSwitch calibration basket for in-line dimension changes; KME 60 XS single-screw extruder for manufacturing technical profiles.
LaserLinc Inc. (Booth W130): Non-contact laser and ultrasonic measurement devices; software for quality testing and data collection.
LaserStar Technologies Corp. (Booth S28009): 7800 series open laser welding system for injection mold repair market; laser marking and laser cutting machines; discussion about new additional manufacturing facility in Orlando, Fla.
Milacron LLC (Booth W2703): Conveyor systems for handling and packaging molded plastic parts; E-Multi servo motor driven mold-mounted fully mobile auxiliary injection unit; temperature control for process heating and transfer systems; material handling and management systems.
MPDV USA Inc. (Booth S18175): Hydra-brand manufacturing execution system; software for computer-aided design, computer-aided manufacturing and computer-integrated manufacturing.
Ningbo Fangli Technology Co. Ltd. (Booth S11157): Pipe, tubing and profile extrusion takeoffs; haul offs, pelletizers; pipe and pipe fittings; pipe corrugators; pulverizers; plasticizing screws; vacuum pumps; hot-plate welding equipment; winders.
NRD — Advanced Static Control (Booth S33112): Static eliminating equipment including a proprietary line of self-powered X-P rated alpha-energy static eliminators.
Parker Hannifin Corp., SSD Drives Division (Booth S30188): Motor drives and controls; AC10 IP66 rated variable frequency drives; AC10 variable frequency drive product line; AC30 high performance variable frequency drive product line; Parker LINKnet drive networking system for coordinated process lines.
Peco Inc. subsidiary of FAS Converting AB (Booth W4589): Euroline system for in- or off-line production of coreless rolls of trash bags utilizing a non-driven C-folder and single sealing bars as standard components.
Polyfuze Graphics Corp. (Booth S21106): Permanent labeling and graphic branding for decoration of injection molded polyethylene and polypropylene parts.
Process Control Corp. (Booth W4162): EXG series supervisory operator station for extrusion control; V-series vibratory blender; upstream auxiliary conveyers and pumps; gravimetric blenders, material handling systems, gravimetric extrusion controls, automatic scrap recycling including grinders, screen changers, pelletizers; powder feeders.
Process Cooling Systems Inc. (Booth W7683): Delta T mold temperature controller; all fiberglass CTI-certified cooling tower; adiabatic/dry air cooler; central cooling systems, pumps, tanks, chillers, towers, complete system installation, plant piping.
Rechner Electronics Industries Inc. (Booth S21144): EGI-RLC-MM logic controller; automation equipment; motion or position controls; monitoring and control devices; level sensors and controls.
Reduction Engineering Scheer (Booth W5987): Strand, waterslide and underwater plastic pelletizers including machining of rotor knives; ambient and cryogenic pulverizers for converting pellets to powders; distribution of Rotoline-brand rotational molding equipment.
Rollepaal Inc. (Booth W929): Pipe extrusion auxiliary equipment including controls, coolers, pipe-tubing-profile takeoffs, gravimetric extrusion control equipment, haul offs, metering, fittings, pipe bellers, corrugators, saws, plasticating screws, sensors, weigh feeding, blending and scales.
Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems (Booth 21125): Vacuum pumps and systems; dust-removal blowers and blower packagers; vacuum booster pumps.
SPEX SamplePrep LLC (Booth S36094): Laboratory equipment including a family cryogenic Freezer/Mills for cooling plastic and polymer samples in liquid nitrogen and grinding the materials to powder in minutes.
Sonics & Materials Inc. (Booth W617): Ultrasonic plastics assembly e-Press Touch system with Electric stepper motor press with optical linear encoder and touch-panel controller; hot-plate, spin, ultrasonic and vibration welding equipment; thermostaking equipment.
S+S Inspection Inc. (Booth W6963): Metal detection, metal separation and sorting equipment for inspection of plastics products; business changing name to Sesotec effective April 1.
Sterling (Booth W3127): Material handling systems including blenders, chillers, controls, sensors, cooling equipment and towers, dryers, feeders, hoppers, silos, vacuum pumps, weight scales.
Tederic North American Machinery Inc. (Booth W8383): Techmation M8/10 and Gefran human-machine-interface controllers on its horizontal injection molding machines; Ningbo Smanl Machine Co. Ltd. auxiliary equipment including screw color mixers, light traversing servo robots, swing-arm robots, mold temperature controllers.
Universal Dynamics Inc. (Booth W1923): AutoMate multiple material resin drying modules for hopper, heater, local control and dry air supply/return manifold functions; redesigned Vantage series dryer line with new Focus controls and new rotary air distribution valve; EasyLink automatic coupling unit providing link and vacuum-tight connection between selected sources and destinations; low-profile Ryng inline inventory unit for measuring real-time loading of resin.
Vergason Technology Inc. (Booth S15069): Vacuum metalizing and equipment for the plastics industry; direct-current magnetron sputtering, reactive sputter coating and multi-layer options for applying decorative, shielding and reflective coatings.
Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. (Booth W2743): Tempro temperature controllers with direct cooling; Aton plus segmented wheel dryers; FC plus modules for Drymax battery dryers; Feedmax S3 net single conveying systems; Gravimax G56 gravimetric blenders; and a Gravimax G14 and Gravimax G34 blender, both with RTLS technology through a modernized control system.