PHD (Fort Wayne, IN) has announced its Series
BCZUS Universal Nozzle Cylinder for the plastic bottle
blowing industry. Series BCZUS Universal Nozzle
Cylinders are direct replacements for Sidel Universal
Cold Set Machines. The cylinders mount into the same
space and bolt patterns, provide longer service life,
and reduce maintenance and downtime in stretch blow
molding applications. Features include:
n The ability to operate for 20 million cycles.
n Drop-in replacement for OEM.
n FDA-approved materials.
n No lube in both high pressure and
low pressure sections.
n A composite, high wear resistant,
n An available tooling kit for in field
Piab Vacuum Products (Hingham, MA) has introduced
its aluminum block mounted ejector, VL206, which is
dimensioned to emulate a popular ejector format, making it
able to install into many existing systems. Features include:
n A capacity that is twice that of the company’s inline
n Energy savings of up to 28% compared to similar ejectors.
n A design with no flap valves.
KROHNE (Peabody, MA) has introduced the OPTISONIC
8300 ultrasonic flowmeter for superheated steam, which
delivers 1% measuring accuracy, high repeatability, and a
large measuring range with maintenance-free operation. The
two-beam ultrasonic flowmeter is capable of handling high
flow rates of superheated steam. Features include:
n A full bore flow sensor without moving parts or
n No cables or sensitive parts exposed.
n The ability to maintain measuring accuracy without
maintenance or subsequent calibration for up to 20 years.
n Availability in nominal sizes ranging from DN 100 to 1,000
( 4 to 40”).
n A rating for pressure up to 200 bar ( 3,625 psi).
n An operating temperature range up to 540 °C (1,004°F).
Atomizing Spray Nozzle
EXAIR (Cincinnati, OH) has
announced the 1/4 NPT internal
mix deflected flat fan atomizing
spray nozzle, which atomizes fluid
and sprays at a right angle to the
nozzle orientation. This allows
spray to be placed precisely
where it is needed when the
mounting and work areas are
limited. Features include:
n Liquid flows from 1.8 to 6. 9 gallons per hour.
n The ability to coat, cool, treat, and paint a variety
of products using compressed air and liquids
with a viscosity of up to 300 cP.
n A stainless steel construction.
n Availability with 1/4 and 1/2 NPT connections
and in a variety of sizes and shapes.
Astro-Met Inc 28
Bal Seal Engineering Co 18
BRECOflex CO , L L C 19
Digi-Key Electronics 1, 2
FRABA Inc 29
Massa Products Corporation 15
Minalex Corp 10
Proto Labs, Inc 5
Raco Int’l LP 28
Sensirion AG 11
Shear-Loc Products 27
Smalley Steel Ring Co 23
The Lee Company 3