The World’s First Small Dose Gravimetric Feeder
ColorSave-Micro is the world’s first small dose gravimetric feeder. The ColorSave-Micro’s accurate and consistent shot to shot dosing will reduce your product rejects, maintenance time and additive waste.
“Since installing the ColorSave-Micro on our small product line, we have not had a single reject due to color.” -TAV Medical
|Application Version||Injection Molding||Extrusion||Extrusion Blow Molding|
|Operation Principle||Batch operation. Online metering and control of additive batches||Continuous operation. Online metering and control of additive flow rate (g/h)||Continuous operation. Online metering and control of additive flow rate (g/h)|
|Set Point||Setting of desired additive percentage and shot weight||Setting of desired additive flow rate (g/h) or desired percentage from extruder throughput||Setting of desired additive percentage and product weight|
|Input Signal||Dry contact input for synchronization with plasticizing cycle (and optional with injection cycle)||Dry contact input for synchronization with extruder on/off operation and analog input 0-10v or digital input relative to extruder’s speed (rpm)||Dry contact input for synchronization with extruder on/off operation and dry contact input from blowing machine for synchronization with blow cycle|
|Data Recording||Accumulated number of injection cycles and additive weight||Accumulated data (total additive consumed)||Accumulated total additive consumed in g and number of cycles|
|Output Range||up to 40 g/minute|
|Dosing Technique||Vibration system|
|Controller||Separate unit with color touchscreen display|
|Loader||Optional integrated Venturi loader|
|Mounting & Feeding||Via neckpiece adapter, directly into machine throat|
|Alarm Output||N/O dry contact|
|Power||100-240V, 50/60 Hz, 20 V/A|
ColorSave-Micro supports many additive types.
- Certain powders
Calibration & Maintenance
ColorSave-Micro reduces calibration and maintenance time, as the single channel is used for wide range of feed rates and is easily cleaned between jobs.