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New Model RMC/P Hot Runner Controller combines stationary temperature control features with the convenience and flexibility of remote portability
 

 


Plymouth Meeting, PA; February 2004 – Athena Controls, Inc. (Athena) introduces the Model RMC/P Single-Zone, Portable Controller to its Series RMC Hot Runner Control System line of micro-processor based, self-tuning temperature controls. This portable hot runner controller brings new and highly productive benefits to plastics injection molders looking for processing temperature control that's flexible, easy to set up, and simple to operate from almost any location.

 

Athena Controls, Inc. introduces the Model RMC/P Single-Zone Portable Controller to its Series RMC Hot Runner Control System line of micro-processor based, self-tuning temperature controls.


The “go anywhere” portability of the Model RMC/P Single-Zone Portable Controller offers:

  •  Choice of three default modes for open thermocouple condition

  •  Built-in triac safety protection

  •  Accepts J or K thermocouple input (jumper selectable)

  •  CompuStep® bake out feature prevents moisture at startup

  •  Built-in loop break, short, open, and reverse thermocouple protection

  •  "Boost" mode for temporary % of power output increase

The unit also offers ground-fault protection; adjustable set point limits; stores highest temperature detected; and is CE compliant.


The control accuracy of the Model RMC/P is +0.1°F (+0.1°C), depending on the total thermal system, with a temperature range of 32 to 999°F (0 to 53TC). Calibration accuracy ranges to better than 0.2% of full scale. Plus, power response times are better than 300 milliseconds and process sampling ranges to 100 milliseconds (nominal). More information on this unit is available online at:
http://www.athenacontrols.com/pdf/catalog/p10_11.pdf.


About Athena Controls, Inc.


Located in Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, USA, Athena Controls, Inc. designs and manufactures digital and analog temperature control instrumentation for applications in the process industries worldwide, ranging from plastics and packaging to food and pharmaceuticals. Athena offers temperature control solutions in three major areas of the control loop: panel and sub-panel controllers, SCR power handlers and solid-state relays, and temperature sensors. In addition to standard products, Athena custom-engineers controllers to meet special customer requirements. Examples include special output types, temperature ranges in thermocouple, platinum RTD, and mA/mV inputs, as well as various display formats and control modes. Athena also provides total turnkey solutions, with custom control modules designed and manufactured to customer specifications.


More information:

 


ATHENA CONTROLS, INC.
5145 Campus Drive
Plymouth Meeting
Pennsylvania 19462-1129 U.S.A.
Toll-free in U.S.: (800)782-6776
Tel: (610)828-2490
Fax: (610)828-7084
www.athenacontrols.com

 


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