Material Handling, Drying & Extrusion

NOVATEC, Inc. is the largest U.S. based manufacturer of resin dryers for the plastics industry. Novatec is a family of plastics material handling equipment which consists of Plastics Drying, Plastics Conveying and Plastics Blending with Downstream Extrusion Products to design and install complete Central Plastics Drying and Conveying Systems.

Novatec Product Line

  1. Plastic Material Loaders
  2. Plastic Material Dryers
  3. Plastic Material Blenders & Feeders
  4. Plastic Material Central Conveying Systems
  5. Downstream Extrusion Pullers
  6. Downstream Extrusion Cutters
  7. Downstream Extrusion Cooling Baths
  8. Downstream Extrusion Vacuum Sizing Tanks

See below for more info on each of the product lines.

Material Conveying

Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

Tired of changing brushes, constantly cleaning loader filters and having load failures because of pellets getting stuck between the throat and the flapper valve? The GSL Series Loader solves all of these plastics conveying problems and more! Plus, brushless loader motors last 4 to 5 times as long as motors with brushes!

  • Full 5-Year Warranty
  • Double Pivot Access
  • Full-featured, Plug-In Control With Pendant Is Standard
  • Patented Design (Patent # 8,753,432 & 8,070,844)
  • SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

Material Drying

Novatec Material Dryer NWB-50-NC-DC FL
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

Plastics drying has been made more efficient, with NovaWheel Desiccant Dryers..

  • They eliminate the use of activated clay desiccant beads
  • Use less energy to dry plastics
  • Are more accurate using chain drives to rotate
  • Have a small footprint and require lower maintenance.

Material Blending

Novatec WSB Gravimetric Blender
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

Featuring the latest gravimetric blending technology, the Micro Blender is the smallest weigh scale blender in the world. Designed to mount over the feed throat of the process machine, a unique weighing method allows blenders to operate correctly in spite of vibration or shaking caused by the molding machine or extruder. Blend material in up to 4 components at a rate of 140 lb/hr (63 kg/hr). Material hoppers are all removable for fast and convenient material changes.

Material Conveying – Pumps

Novatec VPDB Pump Sense Vacuum Pump
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

These pumps provide powerful vacuum to convey free flowing pellets, powders and regrind in multi-receiver systems. Now equipped with Prophecy PumpSense which provides maintenance advisories automatically to avoid breakdowns and unscheduled maintenance.

  • Prophecy PumpSense
  • Electronic Motor Overload Protection
  • Starter Panel Disconnect
  • NEW! E-Z Oil Drain. Turn 2 valves and drain oil into container.
  • Vacuum Breaker Valve and Clear Canister* Safety Filter
  • Rotary Lobe Blower
  • Rotary Lobe Blower, Belt Driven by a 3 Phase Motor on a Slide Base
  • NOTE: 25 Hp Positive Displacement Pump Available Upon Request – Contact Factory

Material Storage – Silos / Bins

Novatec VPDB Pump Sense Vacuum Pump
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

These pumps provide powerful vacuum to convey free flowing pellets, powders and regrind in multi-receiver systems. Now equipped with Prophecy PumpSense which provides maintenance advisories automatically to avoid breakdowns and unscheduled maintenance.

  • Prophecy PumpSense
  • Electronic Motor Overload Protection
  • Starter Panel Disconnect
  • NEW! E-Z Oil Drain. Turn 2 valves and drain oil into container.
  • Vacuum Breaker Valve and Clear Canister* Safety Filter
  • Rotary Lobe Blower
  • Rotary Lobe Blower, Belt Driven by a 3 Phase Motor on a Slide Base
  • NOTE: 25 Hp Positive Displacement Pump Available Upon Request – Contact Factory

Material Feeding

Novatec VPDB Pump Sense Vacuum Pump
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

Gravimetric Feeders eliminate waste of colorants and additives with this compact loss-in-weight feeder that precisely measures the amount of additive that is fed directly into the machine throat.

  • 4 Standard Modes of Operation
  • Fine Metering Resolution of ± 0.2%
  • Automatic Re-calibration Ensures Continuous Accuracy
  • Dual Load Cells
  • Torque-limiting Drive Coupling

Downstream Extrusion – Cutters

Novatec Bessemer C Series Rotary Knife Cutters
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

The Bessemer Series Rotary Knife Cutters offer On-Demand cutting for optimum cut versatility of extrudate and precision, cut-to-cut consistency. Many standard features include a 7″ High Resolution PLC Touch Screen Control and user Interface providing easy set-up and access to cut modes of operation as well as recipe management.

  • 2500 Count Quadrature Encoder with Mounting Kit
  • Split Clamp Style Round Busing Holder

Downstream Extrusion – Pullers

Novatec Bessemer NPS Series Belt Puller
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

Bessemer Series NPS Pullers offer superior product tracking capabilities utilizing Multi-V drive pulleys. Line speed control via precision, dual drive belt traction assemblies and adjustable compression force ensure consistent pulling traction, all designed to yield superior product consistency each and every time!

  • 4 Standard Models
  • Siemens High Resolution 7″ Touch Screen PLC Control With Connectivity
  • Dual Servo Motor Drive
  • Multi-V Drive Pulleys
  • Pneumatic Belt Tensioning
  • CE Certified Models Availalbe
  • 5-Year Warranty

Downstream Extrusion – Tanks

Novatec Bessemer NVT-6 & NVT-3 Modular Stainless Steel Vacuum Tanks
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

The Bessemer Series Rotary Knife Cutters offer On-Demand cutting for optimum cut versatility of extrudate and precision, cut-to-cut consistency. Many standard features include a 7″ High Resolution PLC Touch Screen Control and user Interface providing easy set-up and access to cut modes of operation as well as recipe management.

  • 2500 Count Quadrature Encoder with Mounting Kit
  • Split Clamp Style Round Busing Holder

Downstream Extrusion – Saws

Novatec Bessemer C Series Rotary Knife Cutters
Full 5 Year Warranty
Double Pivot Access
SureSeal Flapper Valve Avoids Loading Failures

Traveling Up-cut Extrusion Saw. The Bessemer Series Servo, Table-Equipped, Traveling Up Cut Saw provides optimum cutting of a wide range of extrudate. A 7” color touch screen PLC control and use interface ensure easy set-up and recipe management.

  • Table moves via a Siemens Servo Motor and 32:1 Planetary Gear Reduction
  • Siemens 7″ High-Resolution PLC Touch Screen Control with Recipe Management
  • Fully Enclosed Blade Cavity with Above Table Stainless Steel Blade Shroud and guarding for operator safety
  • Hinged table for easy access to blade enclosure and body
  • 3 Hp. Saw Arbor Motor with variable speed of 2275 to 3300 RPM
  • 5-Year Warranty
  • 20″ Diameter Blade and 24″ Table Travel

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