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New extrusion head from market leader features NO hardware, for easy cleaning, plus quick-change tooling, as tips removes from the back, die from the front
Guill Tool introduces The Bullet™, a new extrusion head with fixed center design, multi-port spiral flow design and gum space adjustment, plus the added feature of no fastening hardware, so cleaning and restart are easier and faster than any conventional head on the market currently, according to company sources.
The Bullet allows quick tooling changes, as the tips remove from the back and the die removes from the front of the unit. The absence of fastening hardware eliminates leaking, as does the taper body and deflector design pioneered by Guill.
High- and low-volume applications are suitable for this head and are accommodated with the simple, easy changing of just one component. A family of crosshead designs is available and users can specify the “caliber”, that is, the max. die ID.
A vacuum chamber and kit for assembly and disassembly are included with the unit. Optional keyed tooling capability offers machine designers and end users quick orientation, so the overall unit design enables faster disassembly, proper cleaning and restart, allowing the line to become more profitable.
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Product demonstrations and technical presentations from principals impress large crowd
On June 25, 2015, Exact Metrology held a tech event at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana for local companies, to demonstrate its new 3D scanning equipment. Cleverly titled “Don’t Gamble with Your 3D Scanning,” the event was attended by local area industries, including steel, oil & gas and power gen “players”.
Hosted by Dean Solberg, Exact Metrology co-president, the day included presentations by Leica GeoSystems and Hexagon Metrology, business partners of Exact, plus product demonstrations featuring the newest technology in 3D scanners. Several scanners were demonstrated and available for hands-on use by the attendees, including the Romer Absolute Arm, the Leica Absolute Tracker and the Leica T-Scan.
Attendees were impressed by the ease of use, speed and accuracy of the demonstrated models, with scanning capabilities of over one million points per second. Bruce Bowditch of Leica described them as “a survey total station on steroids.”
Attendees could be heard discussing their excitement and one steel industry engineer commented, “That specific type of scanning can be applied to a lot of what we do. Pumps need to be scanned to assure proper fit. The Romer Absolute Arm is definitely quicker and more accurate. Our current process is so cumbersome; there’s just no comparison.” After trying out the Leica Absolute Tracker, one attendee in the oil industry stated, “Speed and accuracy is what we’re after. We have a model that does about half of what this can do. A lot less field time…hoping to get one. We’re excited.”
Exact Metrology offers a complete line of portable scanning and measurement technologies as well as contract measurement for 3D laser scanning services, reverse engineering services, non-contact inspection, metrology services, 3D digitizing and training.
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Exact Metrology, with facilities in Cincinnati and Milwaukee and affiliated offices throughout the Midwest, is a comprehensive metrology services provider, offering customers 3D scanning, reverse engineering, quality inspection, product development and 2D drawings. The company also provides turnkey metrology solutions, including equipment sales and lease/rental arrangements.