Gravimetric Batch Blender

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Coperion K-Tron

Compact batch blenders for feeding up to 8 ingredients in your plastics compounding process

Coperion K-Tron Gravimetric Batch Blenders dispense material sequentially into a common weighing hopper in the desired proportions. The weighed materials are then released into a separate mixing chamber, which provides a consistent homogeneous blend. They include an advanced metering and weighing system that accurately controls every ingredient of every batch to the desired amounts and is not averaged over multiple batches. The standard blenders are intended for use over an extruder inlet, where the extruder acts as the flow control.

Features & Benefits

  • Ingredient accuracy of +/- 0.02% per batch at highest accuracy setting
  • Robust design (11 gauge steel)
  • Color touch screen
  • 3 level password security
  • Ethernet port with remote service capability
  • 2 USB ports
  • Integrated loading platform for mounting material loaders/vacuum receivers
  • Simple quick drain models
  • Integrated slide valves on each material hopper
  • Up to four side feeders available on most models
  • Coperion K-Tron twin screw feeders can also be integrated with a Gravimetric Batch Blender for handling difficult powder additives
  • Coperion K-Tron vacuum sequencing receivers and loaders can be used as refill devices for the GBB feeders

 

 

Related Industries

  • Plastics

Elements of a gravimetric batch blender

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Available Models

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The Coperion K-Tron Gravimetric Batch Blenders (GBB) are designed and constructed of heavy gauge steel (11 gauge steel) to withstand the most rigorous of operating conditions. The load cell is overload protected and guarded from physical damage. Each blender is constructed with high load bearing continuous welding and is protected against vibration and shocks. All blenders include self-optimizing software to give you the most efficient output on every recipe. Continuous mixing of the bulk materials means the mixing times do not need to be adjusted and the consistency of every mix is guaranteed.

There are a wide variety of models and configurations available, depending on the number of bulk materials to be fed and the size of the batch.

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