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PSC NIR Solutions!

Process Sensors has many Near Infrared (NIR) Solutions for your Process,

At-Line and Laboratory Needs. Call us!

508.473-9901.

 

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Pack Expo Tight Rope

Pack Expo was a great show with Eduardo Villasenor and Luis Rivera of J.A Diaz, our Mexican Distributor, and ThermoCense, our Chicago area representatives joining us.  We visited with many existing customers with new projects and new customers.  Great Show for us!

Highlight Sunday night was Nick Wallenda’s tight rope walk a few blocks from the convention center.  Happy Friday from Process Sensors!

 

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Happy Halloween!

 

Halloween is thought to be an outgrowth of the Celtic holiday for “Summer’s End” celebrating the end of the Harvest Season.  The ancient pagan festival began over 2,000 years ago and many Celts believed that the dead walked among the living during this festival.  The idea of dressing up as the dead in costumes may have been to fool the spirits that the living were one of them and thus pass them by.  Today it’s a huge American Commercial Holiday that accounts for billions of dollars in sales and continues to grow worldwide.

Happy Halloween from Process Sensors…and Annabelle!

 

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Benefits of Measuring Your Hot Melt Coating Thickness Cross Direction Web Profile

Speeding up the start-up process, reducing scrap and rejected material, archiving data against claims and improving QC/QA are among the many benefits of measuring your hot melt thickness web profile with a NIR Transmitter and Guardian Scanning Profile System.

Whether you operate doctor blades, die bolts or other hot melt applicators, a uniform web profile is important to you and your customers.  Often times the system is started up and stopped while a sample is sent to the lab for analysis.  After receiving the results, the applicator is adjusted and started up only to be stopped for another sample and analysis to confirm correction.  Sometimes the adjustment over compensates and the process repeats itself.  With a web profiler, the machine can be adjusted while running and the results immediately seen on the hot melt profile display.  A trend chart and plot below illustrates the hot melt process in adjusting the applicator to meet a 1.4 mils target set point.  Red is alarm out of specification, yellow is alert getting out of specification and green is good at a set point of 1.4 +/- 0.1 mils hot melt thickness.

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Hot Melt Measurements With Guardian Options

hot-melt-adhesivesHot Melt Measurements are typically measured with Near Infrared (NIR) transmitters that provide a digital display in engineering units, analog outputs and a digital interface.  The NIR non-contacting Hot Melt measurement is extremely accurate and stable with no regulatory requirements.  The measurement can be fixed point or scan across the web to provide a cross direction web profile.

The Guardian Web Profile System provides a Cross Direction profile on a large flat panel LCD in an economical and attractive enclosure. The Guardian is fully automated with product recipes for scan speed, zone average, and data logging digital outputs. This is a complete system with automatic web edge detection to provide the highest value performance to cost ratio. The system can supply CD Web Profiles and MD Trends for hot melt thickness, residual moisture and temperature. Multiple measurements can be displayed on a single large display screen.

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The Entry Level Profile System provides a simple and inexpensive automatic scanning frame with a 12” Operator Inteface (OI) for profile display and controls mounted on the frame end.  The Simple Cross Direction Scanning System with Digital Display allows for automatic scanning or jogging to fixed position for machine direction measurement and display on a 5.7” touch screen.

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Guardian Scanning Frame System :  Process Sensors Corp. announces a new economical introductory level Guardian CD Web Profile System for the Packaging, Tape and Label Markets. The New Guardian OI based system features a single frame with 12” Touch Screen Profile Display. The Guardian System can measure moisture, water based coat weight, film thickness and organic deposition on a wide variety of substrates including paper, film, foil, metal, non-wovens and more.

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Some Dogs Are Just Big Puppies At Heart!

Happy Friday from Process Sensors!

 

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Label Expo Chicago Booth 1828 September 7 – 9



Label Expo logo 071414Process Sensors Corp.  announces a new economical introductory level Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile System for the Tag, Tape and Label Markets.  Process Sensors Guardian System offers large central display consoles with remote work stations and displays for multiple scanners and multiple measurements down the line.

The New Guardian OI based system features a single frame with 12” Touch Screen Profile Display and will be introduced at the Label Expo 2014 in Chicago (Booth #1828).  Both Systems feature advanced diagnostics, automatic web edge detection and easy to operate menu recipes.  The Guardian System can measure moisture, water based coat weight, film thickness and organic deposition on a wide variety of substrates including paper, film, foil, metal, non-wovens and more.

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Happy Labor Day Weekend from Process Sensors!

Happy Labor Day Weekend from all of us at Process Sensors!

Hope that you enjoy a barbecue!

And As A Gift – Proof That Man Landed On The Moon!

 

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12th International Food Exposition in Buenos Aires in September

Dastec, our valued and experienced agent in Argentina will be presenting our Moisture and Oil Analyzers at the largest Food Technology Show in South America.  The MCT466 QuikCheck laboratory and at-line analyzer and MCT460 Process analyzer for moisture, fat and oil will be discussed.

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12° Exposición Internacional de Tecnología Alimentaria, Aditivos e Ingredientes 

16 al 19 de Septiembre de 2014
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Centro Costa Salguero

Horarios 
Martes a Viernes de 14 a 20 hs.

 

TECNOFIDTA (International Food Technology, Additives, and Ingredients Exhibition)

Date: September 16 - 19, 2014

Place: Centro Costa Salguero – BUENOS AIRES – ARGENTINA

DASTEC’ booth: 2C-11

Exhibition Website: http://www.tecnofidta.com/

Opening Hours: Tuesday to Friday from 2 to 8 pm

 

Dastec SRL – Exhibitions participation 2014

 

Dastec

               Hipolito Yrigoyen 850

                Piso 3 Of. 335

                C1086 Buenos Aires

                Argentina

Tel:         [54] 11 4343 6200

Fax:        [54] 11 4343 3120

Email:                    dastecsrl@dastecsrl.com.ar

Website:              www.dastecsrl.com.ar

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