Verano Brianza, Italy - OMS Group has "thoroughly redesigned" its CAL Series of polyurethane elastomer metering and dispensing equipment, to make them "even more competitively priced whilst offering a machine more capable than before," the firm said in a 24 Nov announcement.
"Our range of CAL and EL machinery for elastomers having process temperatures up to 120°C has been used and appreciated by many customers for decades," OMS claims, adding that "the growth in this market segment in recent years has now prompted us to take a close look at our product and give it a thorough redesign to ensure we meet all our customers' present and future requirements."
In the current economic climate, initial investment cost is important, the Italian firm explains, adding that. "to this end we have thoroughly redesigned the CAL Series to be even more competitively priced."
The new units offer the following key benefits:
* New Ulti-Cast elastomer mixing head with inverter control of mixer speed;
* Up to five component capability, including dosing of non-mercury catalysts as a separate component; and
* Ability to introduce a number of colour streams.
In addition, the new units have a modular frame design allowing easier access and simplified maintenance procedures, says OMS.
The units are supplied with fixed mixing head support boom as standard, with other types available on request They also have heated component tanks, feed and return lines and mixing heads to eliminate cold spots.
The component tanks are fitted with low-speed agitators and viewing ports with lights, as well as having vacuum facility and accessories.
The control system has also been improved, with Siemens S7 programmable logic controller and TP Interface panel allowing simple operator set up of pouring programmes and machine cycles.
OMS says the CAL units also offer the ability to add flow meters and closed-loop control for automatic regulation of output ratio as well as a full range of accessories including catalyst and colour dosing units, vacuum pump etc.
"We believe our new CAL Series will offer our customers the best combination of price, performance, reliability and simplicity in use of any comparable machine on the market today," OMS concludes.