Global Processing

K-Tron to exhibit at Fakuma in Friedrichshafen, Germany

September 4, 2012

NIEDERLENZ, Switzerland — K-Tron, a single-source supplier for feeding, pneumatic conveying and systems engineering solutions, will be displaying a complete material handling system for a continuous plastics process in Booth 6507, Hall A6 at Fakuma, Oct. 16-20, 2012.

The system will feature K-Tron vacuum loaders and receivers, ideal for many applications, such as hopper loading, refilling loss-in-weight feeders and handling a wide variety of bulk materials in the plastics industries. Also included with the system will be K-Tron feeders that specialize in the high accuracy addition of high value minor and micro ingredients to the batch or continuous process. K-Tron feeding and pneumatic conveying components and systems are used in plastics processing applications including resin manufacturing, precision compounding, high speed compounding, end product extrusion and related applications. K-Tron complete systems engineering includes Bulk Unloading and Storage Systems from bag unloading to truck and railcar unloading, Weighing and Scaling Systems from loss-in-weight feeder refill, batch weighing to scale hoppers and filter receiver scaling (vacuum and pressure).

The K-Tron booth will also feature K-Vision Line Controller, an operator interface that simultaneously controls up to 16 feeders in one line via an easy to use color LCD touch screen.

Other equipment models on display will include a Bulk Solids Pump with a C100 venturi type loader as well as a Quick Change Feeder with a 2410 vacuum conveying receiver.