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MCLiquid: reliable and spill free liquid dosing

Coloring with liquid can be a challenging operation. It all depends on reliable dosing, often at extreme low dosage rates. Variation in viscosity of liquids and spill-free handling are the main issues. 

Movacolor has developed a modular liquid dosing system with one universal motor unit, two pump types and several spill-free packaging concepts. This offers you the possibility of composing your optimum configuration.

Peristaltic pump

The peristaltic pump is used in processes with frequent color change. Available as gravimetric & volumetric dosing system.

Advantages: 

  • Easy color change
  • The gravimetric system provides a constant output
  • Low dosing rates
  • Easy to clean
     

Disadvantages:

  • Limited life time of pump hose
  • Limited pressure build-up
  • In volumetric mode the output depends on viscosity

A gravimetric peristaltic pump is an ideal combination for color changes. The gravimetric control automatically compensates for the disadvantages of a peristaltic pump: the output of a peristaltic pump is heavily depending on the viscosity of the liquid, the type of pump hose used and the age/ wear of the pump hose.

Mono pump/ gear pump

In case of long runs we advise to use a mono pump. Available as gravimetric & volumetric dosing system.

Advantages: 

  • long life time
  • can build pressure up to 10 barg
  • output independent of viscosity
  • easy change of pumps
  • extreme low dosing rates (gear pump)
  • high dosing rates (mono pump)
     

Disadvantages:

  • system should never run dry
  • difficult to clean

Both systems are also available in a volumetric configuration. 

To complete the package we supply in-line mixers and special nozzle adapters for easy installation and easy cleaning. MCLiquid: your total liquid dosing concept.

“We tried several liquid systems but this system is by far the best”

MCLiquid: reliable and spill free liquid dosing

Features MCLiquid

  • 100% traceability by gravimetric control
  • 8” full color touch screen 
  • Automatic material calibration
  • Recipes storage function
  • Free choice of pump type and packaging concept
  • Total integrated solution including
    mixers and neckpieces
  • Industry 4.0 ready

Benefits MCLiquid

  • Reliability and traceability
    The advanced gravimetric technology takes away the pre-calibration time and gives you 100% control of the dosed quantities, 24 hours a day.
  • User-friendly
    The dosing unit is very user-friendly thanks to the design. The touch screen is full color and easy to use.
  • Total liquid dosing concept
    The modular design offers quick and easy color change. The packaging concept guarantees spill-free handling. The gravimetric MCLiquid can be integrated with our gravimetric solid dosing or our MCContinuous Blender system.
  • Gravimetric or volumetric
    The MCLiquid is available in a gravimetric or volumetric version. The volumetric dosing unit comes with a MC18 controller.

FAQ's and interesting links

PICTURES

Trolley for easy transport of liquid colorants MCLiquid

DOWNLOADS

Leaflet MCLiquid English
(0.59 mb pdf file)

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