PIRC Equipment

Penn College's state-of-the-art facilities and equipment available to support PIRC client initiatives:

Processing

Injection Molding
  • Nissei ES3000 Electric Injection Molding Machine
  • Cincinnati Milacron Injection Molder, VT110 110 Ton, 7 oz. Shot Size
  • Battenfeld Austria Injection Molder, BA 200 CD: 20 Ton, 20 g Shot Size
  • ASTM Mold Retrofitted with RJG Associates Data Acquisition System
  • Boy 22 D Injection Molder (2) 20 Ton
Blow Molding
  • Bronco 888 Two-Stage Blow Molder
  • Hesta Blow Molder
Extrusion/Compounding
  • Killion Single Screw Extruder, 24/1 L/D 1lb./hr
  • Film Blowing Tower
  • 6” Sheet Diev
  • Goodman Vacumm Sizer
  • Leistritz Twin Screw Extruder 27mm
  • Brabender Extruders/Plasticorders (2)
  • Gala Industries, Laboratory Underwater Pelletizing System
Rotational Molding
  • Med Keff-Nye Shuttle PDÔ 42” Offset Arm
  • Wedco Grinder (75 lbs/hour)
  • Sweco Classifier
  • Vacuum Former – Formech 300x
  • Compression Molder – Carver Press
  • DataPaq Acquisition System
Thermoforming

MAAC Industrial Scale Thermoformer
Twin Sheet Thermoformer with Heavy and Thin Gauge Capabilities
Up to 35" x 48" Molds
Independent and Motion Plug Assist
CNC Trimming Machine

Auxiliary Equipment
  • Formech 300x Vacuum Former
  • Carver Press Compression Molder
  • Annealing Oven
  • Pelletizer
  • Plastics Grinder

Testing

Analytical
  • Bio Rad FTS 3000 Excalibur Series Spectrophometer with UMN 250 Microscope
  • Perkin Elmer Pyris 1 Differential Scanning Calorimeter/Thermal Gravimetric Analysis (TGA 6) System
  • Arizona Instrument Computrax Moisture Analyzer MaxÒ 2000 XL
Rheological
  • Kayeness Galaxy 5 Capillary Rheometer
  • Haake PK 100 Rotational Viscometer
  • Tinius Olsen Plastometer
  • Tinius Olsen Melt Indexers (2)
Physical
  • Heat Deflection Tester
  • Testing Machines Inc. Izod/Charpy Impact Tester
  • Gardner Impact
  • ARM Impact Tester
  • Tinius Olsen H25KS Universal Testing Machine (UTM) with Environmental Chamber
  • Load Cells-25 kN, 5kN, 250N & 50N
  • 20% Extensometer & Laser Extensometer
  • Tinius Olsen 1000 UTM (2) with Tensile and Flexural Fixtures
  • 1000 & 50 lb Load Cells
  • 20% Extensometer
  • Bulk Density
  • Weatherometers: Xenon Arc and QUV
Auxiliary Equipment
  • Rotap Sieve Analyzer
  • Density Gradient Columns
  • Electronic Densimeter MD 2005

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