Process Control

Dynisco Melt Pressure Transducers

Dynisco Benchmark Melt Pressure Transducers

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Dynisco's flagship line is renowned for reliability, precision, and long life. Offering plus or minus .15% to .5% combined error, simple installation, and repeatability, the Benchmark line includes SPX smart industrial transmitters for use in hazardous locations, and Guardian sensors with built in relays that signal overpressure.

Dynisco Echo Melt Pressure Transducers

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The perfect choice for less demanding applications, the Echo series is trusted for quality, reliability and accuracy at an affordable price. With stainless steel wetted parts, .5% accuracy, and 1.5M to 10M psi pressure range capability, Echo sensors offer performance that other economically priced sensors can't match.

Vertex Mercury-Free Melt Pressure Transducers

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Four Year Warranty! Vertex are Dynisco's most robust, advanced performance sensors, with longer life, faster response, and mercury-free operation. The revolutionary, reinforced diaphragm design using DyMax coated Inconel delivers a longer working life, more corrosion resistance, and a temperature range from -40 degrees C to 400 degrees C.

Vertex Washdown Melt Pressure Transducers

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For washdown applications in the food and medical industries, the Vertex is available with a welded housing and special cable, and is still covered with the 4 year warranty.

Extrusion Controls

Dynisco Closed Loop Pressure Control

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Dynisco's ATC990 improves the efficiencies of the extrusion process by controlling screw speed based on pressure (see application notes).

Dynisco Pressure Indicator

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The UPR900 is a compact 1/4 DINprocess indicator. It can handle strain gage, voltage, and current signal inputs. It has 2 assignable alarms with an option for a third. The bright display is easily readable and display trending graphs.

TCI Melt Bolt Thermocouples

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Designed to measure the melt temperature of the media as it moves down the extruder barrel, the melt bolt thermocouples mount into a 1/2-20 UNF transducer hole.

Dynisco Overpressure Protection Burst Plugs / Rupture Disks

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The Dynisco BP420 burst plugs / rupture disks are specifically for use in extrusion systems. They are designed for reliable, emergency relief of excess pressure in a system. They will instantaneously rupture at a specific, predetermined pressure and temperature.

West Extrusion Temperature Control

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The West PlastX series is specifically designed for plastics applications: single or twin-screw extruders, plastic or rubber. The PID control is simple to set-up, even on large multi-zone extruder barrels and dies, and is extremely accurate. A one-page startup guide walks through the efficient Auto-Tune process, making training quick and easy.

Temperature Control - Multi-Loop

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West's KS Vario Multiloop Controller is specifically designed for temperature treatment processes. The basic version consists of a controller module and fieldbus coupler, providing a fully operational control unit with 4, 6 or 8 loops. By adding additional I/O modules, up to 30 loops can be controlled. No tools are ready, communications between the ...

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West's KS Vario Multiloop Controller is specifically designed for temperature treatment processes. The basic version consists of a controller module and fieldbus coupler, providing a fully operational control unit with 4, 6 or 8 loops. By adding additional I/O modules, up to 30 loops can be controlled. No tools are ready, communications between the added modules and controller are made automatically, with power supplied via bus coupler.

Dynisco UPR900 for Differential Pressure Monitoring

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Differential pressure monitoring is an excellent way to detect flow issues, particularly through the screen changer. The difference in pressure is monitored in the UPR900 from 2 pressure transducers, with an output to alert of blockages.

West N8080 Process Indicator

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For displaying current, voltage, screw rpm, extrudate thickness, etc. The large LCD display can be set to red or green to make alarm indication immediately clear.

Single and Three Phase SSR's

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Carlo Gavazzi has decades of experience manufacturing solid state relays designed to save panel space, improve heater performance, and withstand the rigors of the plastics industry.

SSR with Current Monitoring

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Monitoring the current of the heaters is an effective way to predict a failure before it occurs. Combining current monitoring with switching saves on panel space and wiring.

SSR with Proportional Control

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The Carlo Gavazzi RGC3P Series relay accepts an analog (0-10VDC or 4-20mA) input for proportional control of the heating.

ATS Fluidized Temp Bath for Parts Cleaning

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Torching and manual cleaning of dies, nozzles, breaker plates, screws, manifolds and related hardware can cause damage, shortening the object's lifes span. Accurate Thermal Systems uses a fluidized, non-abrasive aluminum oxide sand bath at 900 F to clean the parts in 30-60 minutes with no damage to the part.

Polymer Test Equipment

Dynisco LCR Capillary Rheometer

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The LCR series rheometers are versatile and easy to use, yet they offer the most sophisticated materials characterization, data analysis and reporting capabilities. Designed to meet the needs of a 24-hour-a-day shop floor operation.

Dynisco LME Laboratory Mixing Extruder

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The LME is a versatile lab tool for evaluating the processability of a variety of plastics, rubbers and additives prior to production. The screwless design enables the LME to mix, compound and extrude materials that vary widely in both physical form and characteristics.

Dynisco LMI 5000 Melt Flow Indexer

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Developed from customer feedback, the LMI incorporates a color touch screen with a simple menu structure, USB communications, pneumatic weight lift system with stackable weights, a force packer, high accuracy digital encoder, and a redesigned auto cutter option.

Dynisco Viscosensor Online Rheometer

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The very small (25" x 10") polymer melt rheology instrument can be used to generate sheer rate vs. viscosity data or as a continuous ASTM melt control tool that can be used for product quality and consistency. It is extremely easy to install, calibrate and operate.

Fluid Sensors for Hygienic Applications

Sick LFP Inox Continuous Liquid Level

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The LFP Inox is a hygienic level sensor for liquids using time of flight radar technology. Its hygienic housing guaranteeds optimal, unrestricted cleaning, even for the toughest applications.

Sick LFV200 Tuning Fork Level Switch

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The LFV200 precisely detects pre-defined liquid levels in systems to the millimeter. It is ideal for preventing overfilling, providing a switching signal for refilling or as a dry-run signal for refilling, or as a dry-run signal for pump protection.

Sick PBS Hygienic Pressure Sensor with Display

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The Sick PBS is an electronic pressure switch, pressure transmitter and display in one, in a sealed housing with hygienic adapters for food and beverage applications. It is available with up to two switching outputs, analog output and IO -Link in a single device.

Sick THT Temperature Sensors

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The THT temperature sensor is a compact, hygienically graded, cost-effective PT100 RTD. It is designed for food, beverage, cosmetics and pharmaceutical applications.

Industrial Level Sensors

Sick LFH Submersible Level Probe

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The LFH level probe provides hydrostatic measurement of liquids up to 250m deep. It is ideally suited for applications in water and sewage plants, holding ponds, and in large liquid vessels where inserting a fitting into the tank wall is not permitted or feasible.

Sick LFP Cubic Guided Radar Level Probe

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The LFP Cubic is a guided radar level probe with a configurable display, andalog, and switching outputs. It works in foaming media, and its probe can be cut to length.

Sick LBV Bulk Solids Level Probe

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The LBV is a vibrating level probe for bulk or powdered materials. The rugged, stainless steel design prevents materials from hanging up or jamming.

Sick MHF15 Optical Point Level Switch

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The MHF15 is an easy to commission optical level limit switch. It requires no calibration in the medium, and is vully submersible.

Industrial Pressure Sensors

Sick PAC50 Pneumatic Pressure Sensor

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The PAC50 is designed for pneumatic pressure applications. It has an easy to read red and green LCD display. It can read positive and negative pressures, and its rugged housing has an IP67 rating.

Sick PBS Pressure Sensor with Display

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The Sick PBS is an electronic pressure switch, pressure transmitter and display in one. It is available with up to two switching outputs, analog output and IO -Link in a single device.

Sick PBT Pressure Transmitter

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The PBT pressure transmitter is designed for measurement in liquid and gaseous media, and is ideal for machine tool, hydraulic, pump, and pneumatic applications up to 600 bar.

Sick PET Pressure Sensor

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The PET is a compact, rugged pressure sensor with a variety of output options, making it perfect for OEM machine building and plant engineering applications.

Industrial Temperature Controls

West Thermostats

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The West Control Systems family of thermostats for basic heating or cooling applications are easy to configure, have an easy-to-read display and a compact design that is fast to install. They are ideal for applications like compressor, defrost, and fan control.

West Quick Setup Temp Control

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The West MaXVU line of temperature controls is designed to configure in less than 60 seconds for most applications. The dual-color display makes alarm messages easy to see from a distance, and the shallow mounting depth requires less panel than traditional controls.

West CAL Temperature Controllers

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The CAL series is designed to be easy-to-use, low cost and reliable in the most demanding applications - plastics, packaging, drying, oven and furnaces and laboratory equipment.

West Pro-EC44 Single or Dual Loop Controller

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The Pro-EC44 is designed to meet the needs of all of your temperature control applications. It is easily programmed from the front screen, or it can be programmed with the simple pc-based software. The program can be cloned easily via the software or the memory stick. The entire screen lights red or green to show alarm status for quick system ...

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The Pro-EC44 is designed to meet the needs of all of your temperature control applications. It is easily programmed from the front screen, or it can be programmed with the simple pc-based software. The program can be cloned easily via the software or the memory stick. The entire screen lights red or green to show alarm status for quick system troubleshooting.

Industrial Temperature Sensors

Sick TBS Temperature Sensor

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The TBS measures temperature in liquids like hydraulic oils, coolant lubricants and cleaning liquids in machine building and manufacturing. It has a large, easy to read display, and is easily setup via 3 pushbuttons.

Sick TBT RTD Temperature Sensor

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The TBT is a universal purpose PT100 resistance thermometer with a die-cast aluminum head. It is available with a variety of process connections, and with a 4-20mA transmitter output.

Sick TCT Integrated Temperature Sensor

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The TCT series sensor eliminates the issues associated with wiring an RTD (oxidation, terminals vibrating loose, time to install) with a rugged stainless steel housing. It is available with RTD or 4-20mA output, and uses a standard sensor cable for connection to the panel.

Sick TSP Compact RTD

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This RTD is a rugged, very compact package of mounting thread, connector, and probe, all one piece.

Injection Molding Controls

Kistler ComoNeo Injection Molding Process Control

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ComoNeo is a process monitoring system for cavity pressure-based analysis, optimization, monitoring and documentation of injection molding is suitable for every application.

Kistler Cavity Pressure Sensors

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Kistler's line of direct and indirect cavity pressure sensors are rugged, extremely accurate, and easily integrated into tooling designs. The cavity pressure sensors are available with an integrated temperature sensor as well.

TR Electronic Linear Transducers for Tool Position

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TRE's linear encoders / transducers are ideal for precisely monitoring the closing movement of the tool during each stroke, ensuring identical production conditions throughout production.

Sick Optical Window for Parts Counting

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A precise, installation-friendly solution for detecting free-falling objects, the Frame Light Grid is a one-way system with sender / receiver in the same frame. It can detect objects down to 2mm, and comes in 3 different sizes.