Category: Industrial

Controlling Vacuum Forming and Thermoforming Processes

For forming plastics, radiant heat with an IRt/c is an excellent combination of heating method and control. They work extraordinarily well together since both the heating and measuring occur right at the surface, where the plastic is located. The IRt/c reading is unaffected by reflections from the heater since the spectral response of the 6 to 14-micron IRt/c lens filters out the shorter wavelengths of the radiant heater energy.

Exergen Global Announces Sensoranics Methodology

Exergen Global today introduced its Sensoranics Methodology, a unique, proprietary, integrated approach to developing best-in-class infrared temperature sensor solutions for complex production processes across all industries.

IRT/C Monitors Plastic Injection Mold Clearing

Plastic Injection Mold Clearing

In high volume plastic injection molding machinery, a molded part that does not clear the mold can cause serious problems, including a long downtime to clean up or make repairs. A particularly useful property of the mold is its shininess,… Read more »

Blow Molding

When a set temperature is reached, the preform is moved to the blow molding section of the machine, it is molded in the shape by applying pressurized air.

Why Color Does Not Affect Readings

Temperature by Color

In many IRt/c installations, such as paint curing, web drying, printing, etc., the temperature control system must be able to accurately measure materials with a variety of colors. Ideally the same calibration set-up would be used for all colors, rather… Read more »

Clean Air Purge for microIRt/c’s

Clean Micro Air Purge

The Challenge Infrared temperature sensors are ideally suited for use in manufacturing, textiles, printing and other production settings. They provide a highly effective solution to ensure machinery does not overheat or otherwise malfunction. Oil, thread, dust, airborne chemicals and other… Read more »

Infrared Fixation on Large Format Printers

Infrared Fixation

General Information Flags, carpet, tiles and everything else that is printed on Large Format Printers with protective paint needs to be completely dried, cured or fixated before the end-products can be cut, folded, or otherwise worked on. Depending on the… Read more »