Cooling and Sizing

Cooling, Sizing & Calibration Baths designed for a wide range of industries and applications

The correct method of cooling or calibration (sizing) is dependent upon the specific product requirements.


Boston Matthews design and manufacture a range of Cooling, Vacuum, Spray, and Calibration Baths to meet your specific product sizing and cooling requirements.

   


Open Cooling Baths

Cooling Baths

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Vacuum Baths

Vacuum Calibration Baths

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Calibration Units

Dry Vacuum Calibration Units

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Open Cooling Baths

Boston Matthews Cooling Baths provide a stable and accurate means of cooling tubes and profiles.

A range of lengths is available dependent upon the product being extruded and line speed.


Features

Features:

·        Stainless steel and corrosive resistant

·        Fully adjustable in 3 directions for perfect product alignment

·        Available in a range of sizes to match production and environment

·        Fully adjustable hold-down rollers to ensure straight "non bowed” product

·        Adjustable water level for total control

·        Optional calibration or profile plate holders

·        Overflow catch tray at the outlet & inlet for a clean operating environment

·        Easy clean down

·        Optional Drop-In Vacuum Tank

·        Optional Air Wipers for product drying

Line Integration

All Boston Matthews Cooling Baths are easily integrated into any existing extrusion line.

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Vacuum Baths

Boston Matthews Vacuum Cooling Baths for the accurate and consistent cooling and sizing of tubes and profiles.

Complete control over the Vacuum Sizing process including vacuum level, water volume and cooling mode in each chamber ensures maximum output and consistent high quality at all times.

Available in a range of sizes and with optional features to match exactly the product sizing requirements.


Features

Stainless steel and corrosive resistant for clean operating environment

Fully adjustable in 3 directions for perfect product alignment

Available in a range of sizes to match production and environment

Fully adjustable product hold-down rollers to assist high quality extrusion

Adjustable water level for total control

Optional Calibration Dies including pre-cooling & high output

Overflow catch tray at the outlet & inlet for a clean operating environment

Easy clean down

Toughened glass lids for maximum vacuum accuracy and production visibility to assist operators

Optional Air Wipers for product drying

Line Integration

All Boston Matthews Vacuum Baths are easily integrated into any existing extrusion line.

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Calibration Units

For the sizing of hollow and complex profiles where the surface finish is highly critical. Also used when shock cooling of the product needs to be avoided thereby reducing inbuilt stresses.


Features

  • Stainless steel calibration table and full length drip tray.
  • Precise and easy adjustment or vacuum for complete control.
  • Total specification flexibility with options in size, vacuum capacity, and connections.
  • Fully Adjustable in three places for perfect alignment
  • Simple operation
  • Heavy-duty construction provides solid support, ensuring movement-free calibration
  • Easy clean down and non-corrosive stainless steel

Line Integration

All Boston Matthews Calibration Units are easily integrated into any existing extrusion line.

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Spray Cooling Baths

Spray Cooling Baths

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All Rounder

All Rounder

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Special Purpose Baths

Special Purpose Baths

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Spray Cooling Baths

High pressure spray provides all over cooling either independently or in conjunction with full flood.


Features

Range of bath sizes to match exact processing conditions

Robust construction for movement free operation

Full adjustment in all directions for precision alignment

Simple operation and control

Stainless steel construction with corrosion resistant fittings

Range of options to meet with exact requirements

Line Integration

All Boston Matthews Spray Baths are easily integrated into any existing extrusion line.

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Universal Cooling Calibration Units

A flexible and universal, quick change cooling and calibration solution. The All Rounder can be quickly converted from an Open Cooling Bath to a Profile Calibration Bath to a Vacuum Bath. Available in a range of size and custom options to match any specific requirements.



Features

·        Stainless steel and corrosive resistant for clean operating environment

·        Fully adjustable in 3 directions for perfect product alignment

·        Available in a range of sizes to match production and environment

·        Fully adjustable product hold-down rollers to assist high quality extrusion

·        Adjustable water level for total control

·        Optional Air Wipers for product drying

·        Optional Profile Plate Holder

·        Optional Drop-In Vacuum Tank

Line Integration

All Boston Matthews All Rounder Cooling/Calibration Units are easily integrated into any existing extrusion line.

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Special Purpose Baths

As well as the "standard” cooling and sizing baths Boston Matthews design and manufacture a wide range of "Special Purpose” baths.

These include very product or industry specific baths that include such features that are of a particular specialist requirement.


Multi-Pass Baths

Required when space is limited and an high speed extrusion process is required.

Cable Cooling Baths

Designed for the high speed environments and polymers associated with Wire & Cable production.

Zipper Profile Baths

Vertical baths designed specifically for the production of plastic re-sealable zippers. Forms part of the Boston Matthews Zipper Profile Extrusion Line.

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Cosmetic "Squeeze" Tube Vacuum Baths

Very specialised Vacuum Cooling baths with tube specialised tube calibrators, vacuum control to ensure precise, mark free tubes.

Also includes post calibration section for stress tube relief.


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