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Process Sensors Corp. (PSC) specializes in NIR transmitters for the measurement of moisture, coat weight, and film thickness in the packaging industry and moisture, oil, flavorings and degree of bake in the food industry. The MCT NIR transmitters are also used in mining, powder, and chemical industries.  Pack Expo offered an opportunity to exhibit our products!

The MCT360 NIR Transmitter is routinely used at the inlet and exit of dryers, re-moisturizers, flavoring drums and other unit operations.  The Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile System incorporates the MCT360 with an automatic scanning frame and encoder to supply a zoned web profile for monitoring or control of paper, film, foil or metal webs.  The MCT330 is a stainless steel NIR gauge for high temperature, wash down or hazardous environments.  The MCT660 Bench Top Analyzer is designed for at-line or laboratory measurement to speed grab sample analysis.  Process Sensors also introduced the top of the line MCT460 series of NIR transmitters.

PSC also manufactures the RFM1000 for process moisture measurement in thicker packaging materials and whole nuts and beans and the RFM1000 BT for at-line and lab Radio Frequency measurements.  PSC IR Division markets a wide variety of Thermal Imaging and Temperature measurement systems for process and hand held applications.

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The Premier Packaging and Processing Trade Event

PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013
September 23 – 25, 2013
9:00 am – 4:00 pm daily
Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada USA

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Be sure to visit Process Sensors Corporation at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2013 (Booth S-7818), September 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. We will have our application experts and top executives on hand to answer your questions. Process Sensors will be showing our Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile System, our NEW MCT460 NIR Transmitter and our MCT660 Bench Top Analyzer for on-line, at-line and laboratory measurements. Please call and schedule an appointment to meet at our booth or just stop on by to visit with us! What happens in Vegas could help your bottom line and improve product quality.

Event Overview

The Latest Advances in Packaging and Processing

The PACK EXPO show floor showcases state-of-the-art materials, machinery and methods for packaging and processing from 1,600 exhibiting companies.

  • Integrated systems for increasing line productivity, versatility and efficiency
  • Revolutionary product launches promising new heights in safety, security, automation and cost-savings
  • Breakthrough technologies that allow for next-generation product development
  • Onsite demonstrations that let you assess the compatibility, adaptability and ease of operation

 

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MCT360 NIR Measures Moisture Through Window

Process Sensors Near IR Transmitters can view product through windows to provide measurement of moisture and additives.  The MCT360 can measure important process parameters through polymeric food grade windows, quartz, sapphire and other suitable materials.  The MCT360 NIR Transmitter supplies large digital display, trending, analog and digital outputs.  Please contact us to discuss your application for scanning product through a window at 508.473-9901.

 

Near IR measures moisture through quartz  window.

MCT360 Near IR Transmitter Scanning Through Quartz Window

Thermal Imaging Camera Series – New Surveyor Brochure

PSC IR Division has released the new Surveyor Series of Themal Imaging Cameras Brochure for your review.

Click Here to View Surveyor Series of Thermal Imaging Cameras

Thermal imaging camera

New Surveyor Thermal Imaging Camera Brochure

MCT360 Hot Melt Thickness Transmitter Provides Valuable Tool for Process Control

Hot Melt Measurements are typically measured with Near Infrared (NIR) transmitters that provide a digital display in engineering units (GSM, mils, microns, lbs./ream or other), 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.

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Click Here to View the Guardian Cross Direction Web Profile System

Paraffin Wax is largely accepted as the first hot melt coating application. Polymer and copolymer resins brought a host of formulations for improved performance properties that continue to expand the horizons of Hot Melt applications.  Roll Coaters, Die Coaters, extruders, and doctor blade configurations are among the methods of applying hot melt adhesive. Roll coaters offer more flexibility than die application methods as they change over more quickly and allow for stripe coating. Die Coaters offer more precision across the web, especially in the 15 to 20 GSM. Hot melt applications of 100 GSM are very common and the range can go from 0-400 GSM.

Melt coating dies vary from 100mm to 3m, depending on the application. The greater the number of dies, the greater the control across the substrate web to achieve set point. When dies malfunction or get contaminated, they need to be detected, maintained or replaced.

The Guardian CD Web Profile System provides a Cross Direction web profile on a 19” flat panel LCD in an economical and attractive enclosure. The Guardian is fully automated with recipes for web width, scan speed, zone average, and data logging digital outputs. This is a complete system to provide the highest value performance to cost ratio. The system can supply CD Web Profiles and MD Trends for hot melt thickness, moisture and temperature. Multiple measurements can be mounted on a single screen.

Please call us at 508.473-9901 to discuss your application!

NIR Absorption Bands

NIR Groups Easily Measured

 

 

 

 

 

PSC IR Temperature for Process Conveyor Materials

Process Sensors IR Thermal Imaging and Temperature Division has released a new application sheet for conveyor applications.

IR Temperature Measurement on Conveyor Belt

Monitoring Hot Materials Temperature on Conveyor Belt

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Ethanol Workshop Highlights MCT360 WP Moisture Transmitter

Fuel Ethanol Workshop Showcases MCT360 WP Moisture Transmitter

As the national trade association for the U.S. fuel ethanol industry, the Renewable Fuels Association has been the “Voice of the Ethanol Industry” since 1981. RFA promotes policies, regulations, research and development initiatives, and market development that will lead to the increased production and consumption of ethanol fuel.

The Fuel Ethanol Workshop allowed many plant managers and engineers to view Process Sensors Corp.  MCT360  moisture and additive measurement system.  Please contact us at 508.473-9901 to discuss your measurement needs.

MCT360 measures moisture and additives

Fuel Ethanol Workshop Highlights MCT360 Moisture Transmitter