NPE2018 Show Daily - Thursday

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NPE2018 PRODUCTS ON DISPLAY THURSDAY N PE 2 018 M AY 10 TH Granulator AVIAN (USA) MACHINERY, LLC. TEL: 630.687.9876 FAX: 866.755.9258 E-MAIL: WEB: 1901 Powis Court, West Chicago, IL. 60185 The Professional source for Granulators, Shredders, and Pulverizers. Booth W7785 No-Dry PET Sheet Can Be Foamed, Too Gneuss Inc. | Booth W6473 Gneuss Extrusion Technology is showing a complete Gneuss Processing Unit (GPU) composed of a Mulঞ Rotaঞon System (MRS) 130 extruder, an RSFgenius 150 fully auto- maঞc melt filter, and the VIS online viscom- eter. The line is made for processing un- dried, uncrystallized PET at rates up to 2000 lb/hr. The MRS extruder permits PET to be processed without pre-drying by using a simple water- ring vacuum system. The ma- chine has a unique and patented processing secঞon that's based on a convenঞonal sin- gle-screw extruder; it's a drum containing eight satellite single screws, driven by a ring gear-and-pinion transmission. The "barrels" cut into the drum are approximately 30% open and provide opঞmum exposure of the melt. Thanks to this design, devolaঞlizing per- formance is said to be 50 ঞmes greater than a convenঞonal single-screw extruder—at a vacuum of only 25 to 40 mbar. By avoiding the need for a deep vacuum system and pre-drying, the MRS is billed as an economi- cally efficient alternaঞve to convenঞonal technologies. The system is most commonly used in PET sheet processing. And a new foam module now permits processors to quickly switch from rigid to physically foamed PET. Foam sheet with a weight reducঞon of 50% can be extruded (depending on the process) with a consistent foam structure and mechanical properঞes from up to 100% post-consumer material, says Gneuss. | (704) 841-7251 New Servo-Hydraulic Toggles for Two-Shot Molding Fortune Int. Inc. | Booth W663 New from Taiwan is the Rc-Series of two-component, servo-hydraulic toggle presses from For- tune Internaঞonal/Victor Taichung. In sizes of 180 to 450 m.t., they have a 180-degree rotaঞng plate and either verঞcal or horizontal (L-type) second injecঞon unit. The company also offers energy-saving ES servo-hydraulic toggles from 50 to 1,600 m.t. The new-generaঞon V8800 control has a swivel-mounted, 15-in. touch screen with internal memory for up to 1,000 molds, USB port, and a single screen for seমng clamp and ejector posiঞons, screw retracঞon, injecঞon, temperatures, and air eject. Data collecঞon for producঞon manage- ment and quality control is also provided. | (732) 214-0700 DID YOU KNOW? NPE is produced by Plascs Industry Associaon, which was founded in 1937. The year 1937 is also when Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs premiered. 65

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