Gravimetric Batch Blending With Extrusion Yield Control
TrueBlend EXT Extrusion Control Blenders combine precision gravimetric batch blending with extrusion yield monitoring or control to provide the tightest possible output and blend quality control for single layer extrusion lines.
With the extrusion control option, you can control extruder output to 0.5% accuracy and blended batches to 0.025% accuracy. Tie in an encoder and take-off drive control and you can control line speed and product weight-per-length.
Simple operator control meets every need
Designed for extruder operators with varying skill sets. Intuitive input and recipe screens are laid out according to the extrusion process. Touch buttons provide access to recipes, extruder output, line speed, weight-per-length, material usage, alarms and reports. Built-in help screens walk you effortlessly through set-up and operations.
Up-to-the-minute inventory reporting
TrueBlend EXT provides real time and historical trending production status reports. Comprehensive reports include; job name, recipe setpoint and actual, components, inventory and shift totals, alarms and more. Alarm log stores 100 or more events in memory. Automated reports can be sent direct to printer, USB or accumulated on a customer’s PC hard drive.
The TrueBlend EXT comes standard with a built-in VNC viewer (Virtual Network Client) and OPC server. VNC allows remote Ethernet IP based monitoring and control anywhere within a private network and OPC offers simple integration with an extruder or plant supervisory control system. The control is supplied standard with Modbus TCP, Ethernet IP and FTP. Optional interface protocols are available.