Smart blender control options for injection, extrusion

03/11/2011

Bringing together control technology developed for its TrueBlend family of gravimetric polymer blenders and the TrueBlend EXT extrusion-control system, Conair (Cranberry Twp., PA) is now offering three distinct blender-control options for both extruders and injection-molders.

SmartBlend SB-1 and SmartBlend SB-2 offer, respectively, standard and high-performance control for either process. The SB-2 platform can also be supplied with a software upgrade to add adaptive control of extruder throughput and finished product dimensions in mono-layer extrusion applications....
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