The Canadian company Novaflow is specialized in the design and manufacturing of automated dispensing and batching systems. The product range is capable to serve basically all segments of gravimetric fluid and paste dispensing and blending operations. Markets include paint, printing ink, packaging, coating, dye, oil, adhesive, fragrances, silicone and chemical markets.
For instance, the N40 paint dispenser features liquid batch blending and is designed for solvent laden, Class 1 Div 1 explosive environments. The system uses a two stage dispense valve, allowing the user to choose accuracy or speed of dispense. Multiple batch sizes can be handled, including 1, 5, 45 and 250 gallon, among others. The raw materials can be pumped either from buckets, drums or bulk containers. This system able to handle solvent based inks, volatile paints and coatings, chemical batch blending and adhesives.
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