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BatchSave with Special Mixed Material Hopper

A regular customer who has been using our BatchSave for many years requested an additional central dose mixer, but with special requirements for the mixed material hopper at the bottom of the BatchSave. The special requirements were an enlarged capacity of 200 liters, 4 outlets for loading the mixed material, and an emptying hatch 50 cm above the floor to allow the…

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Techniques for Dosing and Blending Masterbatch

There are a number of possibilities that can be used with masterbatch to produce a product that incorporates the properties of the masterbatch homogeneously. In this article we’ll survey the main methods, from the use of compound, through batch blenders, to masterbatch dosers. We’ll examine the main advantages and disadvantages of each method. Compound Compound is a…

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An Inner Hopper – the Secret to ColorSave 1000’s Outstanding Performance

The ColorSave 1000 is known as the best gravimetric feeder on the market. Beyond the advanced algorithms used by the feeder, the convenient user interface, and easy operation, the ColorSave 1000 has an additional significant advantage – an internal weighing hopper. The weighing hopper (including its load cell) is within an outer container, so the weighing apparatus isn’t…

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Electric Signal from Injection Molding Machine to 2 ColorSave 1000 Units

It is sometimes necessary to connect two ColorSave 1000 units to an injection molding machine. For example, one of the units would dose masterbatch while the second unit would dose anti-UV material or flame retardant. Both units are to be connected on one neckpiece, and both are to be given the same electrical signal by means of dry contact from the injection molding…

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