New equipment and software applications at "K" in Duesseldorf


New equipment and software applications at "K" in Duesseldorf

Duisburg, August 2019

  • New OPC-UA interface offers new possibilities 
  • Proven agitators with modern drive concepts 
  • Many new and proven products from Brabender Technologie at K 2019, hall 10, stand A41

Brabender Technologie is showing the full range in Düsseldorf: The company comes to the K 2019 with new equipment, new smart control features and a wide range of proven solutions. Many new developments follow the “Easy Clean” premise – simple cleaning and fast removal for easy product changeovers. Some of the existing equipment was also revised and optimized in this regard.

“This year, we are presenting our new and existing designs and ideas both virtually and physically,” reveals Bruno Dautzenberg, Managing Director of Brabender Technologie. “Our objective is to illustrate our portfolio and our skills as clearly as possible, not only to make our visitors curious but also to allow them to grasp our solutions immediately."

Focus on: control system

The equipment will be accompanied by many videos and on-screen applications which will also highlight new control features. “Our new OPC-UA interface is a step towards Industry 4.0,” Managing Director Günter Kuhlmann explains this innovation. Data exchange regardless of manufacturer is an important factor for establishing smart factories. “OPC-UA means improved industrial communication: This interface transmits process and control data in a service-oriented architecture which opens up new possibilities for our customers.” The expansion to upstream machines, such as vacuum conveyors, is also now available in the feeder control and the OP16 control unit. This provides customers with a control for both machines from a single source, allowing them to optimize refill processes and ideally coordinate the machines.

Launch of DSR28 and DDSR20

The engineers have completely revised two feeder models, the DSR28 and DDSR20. In addition to a new type of gearbox, this new range features many new components which are all compatible with one another and allow easy operation without tools – for easy cleaning. Both machines are displayed at the exhibition and also demonstrate the possible motor types, such as the new motor with extended adjustment range (1:100). “We do not want to reveal too much about these two feeders before the trade fair,” explains Bruno Dautzenberg. “But visitors can expect some surprises, as the concepts are completely new developments.”

The exhibition highlights at a glance

  • The new FiberXpert fiber feeder for lower feed rates
  • A FlexWall® 40 with acrylic plastic container which can be controlled with a mobile device using a web server application
  • The unusual version of a feeder with twin screws based on special customer requirements
  • The DS feeder range for granulate presented this year
  • Proven products from the portfolio such as the liquid feeder or a feeding channel

International atmosphere

The “K” is a leading trade fair which is exhibited by the company’s international contacts, employees from around the world. “Our ideal concept is that each visitor can find a contact from their region,” states Bruno Dautzenberg. Many visitors are not only interested, but also have existing Brabender equipment. “Members of the service team will also be on site in Düsseldorf, to provide our visitors with advice and information about services such as remote service via hotline, spare parts services, maintenance contracts or retrofits, and answer questions about existing machines and systems. We want to pair every visitor with the right contact for their interest and challenges.” Brabender Technologie will be exhibiting in Düsseldorf from 16 to 23 October 2019 in hall 10, stand A41.