The EZ-mixVR variable ratio meter, mix and dispense system is a piston-based, software-driven, positive displacement system that offers accurate mixing without changing gears or other time-consuming mechanical adjustments. It features 0.1 ml repeatability, and users can achieve variable ratio dispensing in 1/100th increments from 1:1 to 20:1 through the keypad. It is designed to eliminate the process of waiting for piston pumps to refill with material from reservoirs. DTIC Dispensing Technologieshttp://rbi.ims.ca/4911-590
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This discussion will examine what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.