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A100 Archimede™ Light - Sequential

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DESCRIPTION

A100 Archimede™ Light - Sequential

Model A100 Archimede Light - Sequential Dispense Automatic Colorant Dispenser

  • Innovative Technology Provides Unequaled color Accuracy.

The A200 Archimede incorporates HERO's new patented Progressive Cavity Pump (PCP) dispensing technology. This new, innovative, and revolutionary pump design allows HERO to offer the first truly low maintenance automatic colorant dispenser. In fact, we believe it offers the lowest cost of ownership available on the market today.The A200 Archimede is so simple to repair that an entire dispense circuit can be replaced without tools or special training in less than 5 minutes. In addition, the A200 Archimede will further reduce yearly maintenance cost as it does not suffer calibration drift like other competing technologies.

Thanks to this technology's ability to reverse the flow of colorant through the pump, HERO has also solved the problem of colorants drying in the nozzles. This feature is referred to as draw back. At the end of each dispense, the pump reverses rotation “sniffing” back the colorant inside the nozzles. This minimizes contact of colorant with air. The unit is also equipped with an automatic humidifier cap which helps keep the nozzles moist.

 

colorants are dispensed in a consecutive, continuous flow sequence, thus, reducing dispense time. A200 Archimede also offers precision unmatched by its rivals. It operates within a +/-1% error on average dispenses. Yes, this unit is so precise it can be used to tint sample color testers!!

ADVANTAGES

  • Unbeatable precision and productivity (better than a gear pump system)
  • Unmatched durability and low maintenance cost (Similar to a piston pump system)
  • Simple to repair, a complete dispense circuit can be replaced in less than five minutes without the need for special tools or training
  • Calibration drift free
  • Simple to use
  • Unbeatable quality/price ratio

PROBLEMS SOLVED

  • Low maintenance and service costs
  • Capable of dispensing difficult products
  • Colorant won't dry in the nozzles
  • Improves durability and pump life compared to gear drive units

ERGONOMICS & EASE OF USE

  • Low refill height
  • Space saving compact design

*Specifications subject to change without notice

 

TECHNICAL FEATURES

A100 Archimede™ Light - Sequential

Dispense System
A100 - Continuous flow consecutive dispense

Number of circuits
Up to 16

Dispense technology
Progressive Cavity Pump (PCP). This technology eliminates the need for valves while offering a level of precision unmatched by other volumetric dispensers

Compatibility
Water-based or Universal colorants

Canister size
2.2 quarts (2 liters)

Max flow rate
6.8 oz per minute (0.2 L/min)

Average precision
+/-1% results are colorant dependent

Minimum dispense quantity
Down to 1/768 fl. oz.

Nozzle capping system
Fully automatic humidifier cap

Can handling
Manually repositionable can shelf

Footprint
27.25" (69.2 cm) height x 28"(71 cm) width x 26.5"(67.3 cm) depth

Shipping dimensions
32" (81.3 cm) height x 26.25"(66.7 cm) width x 31"(78.7 cm) depth

Power supply
220 Volt 50 Hz. 6 A. self-adjusting power supply
110 Volt 60 Hz. 12 A. self-adjusting power supply

Options
Laser cross hair bung hole locator

*Specifications subject to change without notice

 

SOFTWARE

A100 Archimede™ Light - Sequential

TintWise™ Software

TintWise™_POS:
Point of Sale Dispense and Utilities Software

All of our automatic dispensers come complete with HERO's latest version of TintWise™ dispense and machine utilities software. This state of the art Windows color formula software is specifically designed for point-of-sale custom color dispensing. It performs a large list of functions including: product look up, can size specification, user security, label printing, color database management, and custom formula generation. The utilities area also offers simple to use machine calibration, colorant level visualization, and warning level settings for re-filling, agitation, service intervals, and purging. This software is also compatible with most common brands of spectrophotometer and color matching software so you can operate your dispenser seamlessly with these programs. A bar code reader can also be interfaced if required. In addition, the user interface can be customized with your company logo.

TintWise™_LAB:
HERO also offers precision laboratory software specially designed for lab technicians and service teams to facilitate database development, preparation and formula book updating.

*Specifications subject to change without notice

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