Reliable and fast access management with the C6 control systemThe C6 control system was introduced for the first time at the K2013 trade show, but now KraussMaffei Berstorff is introducing it to the American market starting at the NPE.
"This premium quality control system is an intelligent combination of proven elements and innovative software components," explains Matthias Sieverding, Head of Extrusion Technology in the USA. "Our customers have responded very well, particularly to the possibility of fast and reliable access management through non-contact identification by means of RFID readers," says Sieverding enthusiastically. "It can also easily be integrated into a central data acquisition system. If there is any disruption to production, parameters can be quickly adjusted and corresponding countermeasures can be introduced," Sieverding adds. At the NPE, KraussMaffei Berstorff will show the mobile version.
Pipe head concept for efficient production of multi-layered pipes"We are seeing an increased demand, particularly for solutions that can fit the term 'smart pipe'," Sieverding says. "With our spiral distributor pipe head, we are providing a very innovative, complex and flexible system, which the customer can use to produce according to requirements for a wide variety of applications. For example, our customers want to produce reinforced pipes with filled intermediate layers to save on material costs. But pipes with a durable inner layer are also increasingly in demand, for example, for drinking water applications with a high amount of chlorine additive. In addition, the concept—a combination of radial and helical coils—guarantees precise production of thin films at a minimum wall thickness tolerance."
The KM-3L RKW 74-250 IPC exhibit is equipped with the efficient internal pipe cooling system, which, in addition to conventional external cooling, also cools the pipe from inside. By doing this, the processor can increase the output by up to 60 percent or, alternatively, reduce the cooling section by up to 40 percent.