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07. October 2019

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron at K 2019: Documentable and safe: ADD-A-LOT Multi-Ingredient Handling System automates Premix Manufacturing

Weingarten, October 2019 – At K 2019 (16-23 October 2019 in Dusseldorf), Coperion will present the new ADD-A-LOT multi-ingredient handling system at Booth 14B19 in Hall 14. As part of a compounding plant, this system enables fully automated recipe preparation that fulfills high demands for constant product quality, seamless documentation, and batch traceability. Particularly as production trends toward shrinking batch sizes, frequent product changes, and the multitudes of formulations and components associated with them, such automation provides a high degree of safety to the users. The ADD-A-LOT’s central element is its feeding station with standardized storage containers — so-called Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC) — feeding unit, and mixing container. The system controls transport of centrally stored components in both directions as well as precise feeding and mixing of additives, even in minute quantities. Use of mobile containers provides additional flexibility…

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