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Powerbagpress Exceeds Market Expectations

04 September 2012

The recently launched PowerbagPress (patent pending) combined with Fluid-Bag’s flexible IBCs brings savings and simplifies daily handling and application of difficult products such as adhesive resins and epoxy bonding pastes.

According to Fluid-Bag, up to now, discharging efficiency, material residue and material flow rate has been a real issue for many companies. In addition to the risk of contamination, it says air bubbles and large variations in mixing ratios have resulted in uncertainty of application and life-expectancy of the end-product.

Fluid-Bag explains that these issues have led to the development of the PowerbagPress which it says is an entirely new concept with this powerful discharge unit. The automated push-of-a-button PowerbagPress is used together with Fluid-Bag’s flexible IBC systems (900 and 1000 litres). During discharge the flexible container is rolled up and squeezed flat, much like a tube of toothpaste.

Fluid-Bag states that one of the main benefits is that material residue in the containers can be down to 0.5%. It says, to date, no other container system can offer the same level of efficiency in discharging. The PowerbagPress was specifically developed to reach a material flow well above 35 kg/min and in the first real life implementation; Fluid-Bag says the results with a solid adhesive resin reached as high as 50 kg/min, so the possibilities to increase application speed are evident, even with fewer operators. The correct flow and mixing of 2 component materials in the application process guarantees the best durability in bonding and improves productivity. Risky container changes during material application can also be avoided.

Fluid-Bag says its new solution enables both suppliers and consumers to resolve many issues – it enables safe material supply from the material producer, as well as efficient and risk-free material application for the end-user in fields such as wind turbine blade manufacturing, sandwich constructions and in the composite and aerospace industries.






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