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New Conair Truck-Fill Line Proofing System Prevents Expensive Silo-Filling Errors

Available as a stand-alone system, or as an easy-to-install connection for its FLX-128 Plus material handling control, the new Conair truck-fill line-proofing system safeguards the process of transferring truckload-quantity material to silos. It prevents expensive material mix-ups by remotely locking access to silo-fill lines, preventing trucks from connecting to any silo line until the correct line is confirmed and remotely unlocked by an authorized user.

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New Conair Railcar Unloading Controller Manages Bulk-Resin Storage for 30 Silos on One Touchscreen

Now available as an option for FLX-128 Plus material-handling control system or as a standalone control package, Conair’s Railcar Unloading (RCU) controller offers processors a time-saving, secure, and expandable way to monitor and manage the unloading and storage of railcar-quantity resins from any convenient indoor location.

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New MedLine™ Loaders and Receivers from Conair Handle Smaller Throughputs for Medical Processing

New MedLine™ ML Series loaders and MR Series receivers from Conair combine compact, cleanroom-ready design and construction with smaller material capacities and throughputs that make them ideal for medical processing applications on injection molding machines up to 400 tons.

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Conair Marks Carousel Plus® Redesign with Launch of New Small- and Mid-Size Desiccant Dryers

A new generation of Conair Carousel Plus® desiccant dryers – D Series portable dryers and dX Series mobile drying/conveying systems – offer superior resin-drying performance together with advanced yet easy-to-use controls, high reliability and energy efficiency, and an innovative new air-to-air aftercooling option.

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New Viper™ Granulator Product Line from Conair Is Quieter, Tougher, With Increased Throughput

At NPE 2018, Conair officially launches its entirely new portfolio of Viper™ granulators with standard features that include improved sound insulation, hardened and water-cooled cutting chambers on most models, as well as bigger screens for increased throughput compared to the company’s previous offerings. Seven different models will be on display at the show, in configurations for injection molding, blow molding, and both pipe/profile and film/sheet extrusion. Conair is exhibiting in Booths W1845, W2163, and S14045 in the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL.

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New, Web-Based Conair SmartServices™ Platform Helps Managers Turn Plastics Process Data into Action

Officially launching at NPE 2018, Conair SmartServices™ is a new Industry 4.0 platform for plastics processors that combines powerful equipment monitoring and visualization functions with advanced cloud-based data storage and analytics. The platform promises new levels of process, performance and quality optimization, predictive diagnostics and maintenance, and maximum equipment uptime. Conair is exhibiting in Booths W1845 and S14045 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL.

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Conair Launches ‘Uptime Guaranteed’ Initiative

The central theme of the Conair booth at the NPE plastics show is “Uptime Guaranteed.” This promise represents the start of a program aimed at assuring customers that Conair auxiliary equipment will rarely, if ever, be the cause of unintentional production stoppages. Conair is exhibiting in Booths W1845 and S14045 in the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando FL.

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New Conair PowerFill 8 Portable Conveying Units Manage Material Delivery to Eight Receivers

New Conair PowerFill 8 vacuum conveying systems combine the essentials of larger vacuum conveying systems – a powerful vacuum pump, dust collector and PLC-based touchscreen control – into a compact and portable console unit that is designed to serve up to 8 destinations.

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Conair Advances the Science of Material Handling With Enhanced Wave ConveyingTM System

New developments in the operation and application of Conair’s patented Wave Conveying™ material-handling system now give processors a wide range of options to achieve an unprecedented level of control over the vacuum conveying process. One of the newest enhancements is an ‘automatic flush’ valve that eliminates valve-sealing problems, reducing receiver fill times and effectively increasing system capacity.

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Conair, Davis Standard, Zumbach, Leistritz Demonstrate Coextrusion of Catheters with Active Pharma Ingredients

Conair Group is teaming up with Davis Standard and Zumbach Electronics to coextrude a thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) catheter tube at the MD&M West 2018 trade show, demonstrating how active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) can be incorporated in a thin layer on the outside of the plastic tube.

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Conair Marks Carousel Plus® Redesign with Launch of New Small and Mid-Size Desiccant Dryers

A new generation of Conair Carousel Plus® desiccant dryers – X Series portable dryers and dX Series mobile drying/conveying systems – offer superior resin-drying performance together with advanced yet easy-to-use controls, high reliability and energy efficiency, and an innovative new air-to-air aftercooling option.

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Conair Advances the Science of Material Handling With Enhanced Wave Conveying TM System

New developments in the operation and application of the Wave Conveying™ material-handling system now give processors a wide range of options to achieve an unprecedented level of control over the vacuum conveying process.

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Conair Sales Team-Building Exercise Yields New Bikes for Butler County Kids

Some lucky area boys and girls will soon be tearing around their neighborhoods on new bicycles thanks to the efforts of sales and marketing people who represent the Conair Group (Franklin and Cranberry Township, PA) around the world.

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EarthSmart™ Adiabatic Cooling Towers from Conair Use Advanced Controls to Cut Power, Water Consumption

With improved, multi-mode controls that conserve electricity while dramatically reducing water consumption, the latest EarthSmart™ adiabatic cooling towers (ESTW Series) from Conair provide a cost-efficient process-cooling solution.

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Conair TrueBlend™ Blender Upgrades Include New Control, More Precise Mixing and Dosing

The latest upgrades to Conair TrueBlend™ gravimetric blenders introduce the next-generation SmartBlend™ SB-3 control and mechanical design changes that eliminate material losses, optimize critical blends and simplify clean-out and maintenance.

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Latest Micro Planetary Cutter from Conair Increases Precision in Medical Plastic Tube Finishing

A new, patent-pending medical traveling planetary cutter (M-TPC) from Conair features a fully-programmable, servo-driven cutting head that cuts small-diameter medical plastic tubing so precisely that the need for secondary, off-line tube finishing is virtually eliminated.

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Conair Appoints Sam Rajkovich Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Sam Rajkovich has been named Vice President, Sales & Marketing at Conair, with his appointment effective April 3, 2017.

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DC-A Control Extended to Mid-Size Conair Dryers; Software Update Adds Remote Access Capabilities

The DC-A dryer control, first launched in late 2016 on smaller Conair Carousel® Plus dryers and MDCW mobile drying/conveying systems, is now available on mid-sized dryers and has been further enhanced with remote access via Virtual Network Computing (VNC).