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New Touch Screen Protectors

LCD Screen Protector

Now available for
Autocaster Ultra, Economizer and Batchmaster III systems!

Long lasting protection against dust, scratches and gouges.

Keep your touchscreen looking like new

Abrasion and chemical-resistant to protect the LCD screen - now remove matrix with acetone!

Anti-glare improves contrast and colors, and filters out 99% of UV light from reaching your screen and reflecting.

Installs easily, removes cleanly without leaving residue.

Reduce expensive service calls or touch screen replacements due to screen damage.

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Products | Equipment | Continuous Casting
Vacuum Autocaster Ultra Continuous Casting System Print

VacAutocasterUltra450Application: Void-free Continuous Casting of Densified Polyester And Acrylic Products

The Vacuum Autocaster Ultra is available in two separate models:

  • For Solid Surface Manufacturing
  • For Densified Acrylic Manufacturing
 
 
The Vacuum Autocaster™ Ultra continuous casting system incorporates a number of unique technologies that provide robust, proven vacuum enhanced continuous casting of densified polyester and acrylics.
 
Standard Configuration
Provided with the base unit in either the solid surface or the densified acrylic machine configurations listed here are:
  1. Continuous Vacuum System
  2. Filler Metering Hoppers (2 standard)
  3. Base-color Metering System (1 included, additional available)
  4. Resin Metering System
  5. Catalyst Metering System
  6. Inline Heat Exchange System
  7. Dual Cleaning System
  8. Vacuum System
 

The Vacuum Autocaster™ Ultra must be ordered in its base configuration, by Electrical Requirements and Type of System. Refer to the chart below to obtain the correct order number for your system:

For Solid Surface For Densified Acrylic
230V, 60 Hz #1000VS2H-240 #1000VA2H-240
460V, 60 Hz #1000VS2H-460 #1000VA2H-460
380V, 50 Hz #1000VS2H-380 #1000VA2H-380
415V, 50 Hz #1000VS2H-415 #1000VA2H-415

MORE INFORMATION

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System Configuration Upgrade Options

Note: Discuss these options with your Gruber representative before ordering.

Description/Order Number
Additional Metering Hopper (1 ) - #30ACFH
Add 1 Base Color - #CMBCS-1C
Add 2 Base Color - #CMBCS-2C
Add 3 Base Color - #CMBCS-3C
Add 4 Base Color - #CMBCS-4C
Cobalt Injector Assembly Option - #151000
Digital Batch Display Assembly - #162966
Remote Server (Remote Access) Option - #163015
Expanded Heat Exchanger (High Output Option) - #163500
Transfer Auger Assembly - (PN dependent upon configuration)
Pneumatic Gate Option for Transfer Auger - #10A5HTAP

    Crating (required for initial Vacuum Autocaster shipment)

    #CECSTMACH - Crating Casting Machine

       

      Replacement Parts for Autocaster™ systems:

       

      Optional Accessories

      A number of equipment and plant automation solutions are available to increase productivity and efficiency in your plant. Discuss these and other options with your Gruber representative before ordering:

      Standard Ground Hopper (with Auger) - Stores and conveys bulk powder materials to the point of insertion or use. Utilizes a solid core auger. Often used in conjunction with a gantry or other material transfer system to store and deliver super sacks or bulk bags to the ground hopper - #1000AGH

      Pneumatic Ground Hopper - Automatically transfer bulk lightweight filler material with a Ground Hopper equipped with a pneumatic pump and hose transport system - to pneumatically transport powder and lightweight fillers, remote positioning of the Ground Hopper relative to the Autocaster. - #1000AGHAO

      Bulk Bag Suspender - Suspend a bulk bag or Super Sack above a Ground Hopper for higher efficiency bulk powder filling and management - #150160

      Bulk Bag Gantry - The 4-leg bulk bag gantry is used to transport a bulk bag from a pallet and suspend it over the ground hopper using a hoisted trolley. 10 foot - #0831208

      Automatic Casting Tables (3 models) - cart allowing repositioning and height adjustments to your existing conveyor system and the Autocaster - (XY - #150111), (XYZ - #150110)

      Mold Handling Conveyor Systems - Consult with your Gruber representative for a configuration to suit your needs.

       

      new LCD Screen Protectors for Autocaster Ultra

      Gruber LCD Screen Protectors for Autocaster Ultra casting machinesAvailable for Autocaster Ultra and Autocaster Economizer models!

      • Extend the life of your touchscreen and keep it looking like new!
      • Long lasting protection against dust, scratches and gouges.
      • Abrasion and chemical resistant to protect the LCD screen. Now clean matrix off the screen protector with acetone!
      • Anti-glare film provides added screen contrast and brilliant colors.
      • Installs easily, removes cleanly without leaving residue.
      • Filters out 99% of UV light from reaching your screen or reflecting to your eyes.
      • Reduce expensive service calls or touch screen replacements due to screen damage
      Order Information
      • For Autocaster Ultra and Vacuum Autocaster systems from 2015 and newer (fits TP1500 screen) - Order No. 166117  - $24.00

      • For Autocaster Ultra and Vacuum Autocaster systems pre-2015 (2014 and earlier) (fits MP370/377 screen) - Order No. 166120 - $15.54

      • Autocaster Economizer 2013 and later (fits HG3G screen) - Order No. 166118 - $15.54

       

      Equipment Requirements: All models should be hard-wired to an appropriate circuit by a qualified electrician to meet your local electrical codes. Additional controls may be necessary to meet your local regulations. Any additional requirements needed to deem this equipment operational will be obtained by buyer at buyers expense.