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ColorMatrix Metrix™ Dosing Cart for Hazardous Liquids
Metrix™ Dosing Cart
World leader in liquid additive technologies, ColorMatrix, has just launched a full dosing management system for liquids with properties that make handling difficult. These include liquids that are corrosive or toxic and those which are unpleasant to handle such as strong pigments and additives. The Metrix™ system provides a mobile cart solution, which may be used for dosing applications in the food, chemical, pharmaceutical and plastics industries.
Designed by award winning Industrial Design Consultancy (IDC), the Metrix™ system has been created to eliminate problems of leakage and liquid recovery. This ensures that all the liquid in the system is used with minimum wastage; a common problem with existing systems. IDC has also designed a unique container attachment component that prevents air getting into the system, which results in a more robust product with flawless operation.
The dosing system itself takes 25 litre containers and has a dosing speed range of 0.021 to 3.5 ml/second. The Metrix™ system is suitable for continuous use; a capacity sensor alarm sounds when liquids are running low, enabling containers to be simply exchanged while the system is running. The latest electronics and sensor technology have been incorporated into the patented system to provide highly accurate dosing for manufacturing facilities. These electronics are compliant with RoHS and WEEE directives.
ColorMatrix is the worldwide number one provider of liquid colorants and dosing systems to a variety of plastics injection moulding and extrusion processes. They have built on this technology to develop a product that can offer the same dosing performance to other sectors such as food, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.