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KMT McCartney Products Exhibits at ACHEMA Tradefair in Frankfurt, Germany

June 19, 2012

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan., June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — KMT McCartney Products, a leading global supplier of Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) equipment, is pleased to showcase the Next Generation of Phase Flow Technology, the PF-3 Phase Flow Initiator Injection Pump, at the ACHEMA Tradefair currently underway in Frankfurt, Germany.

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The McCartney PF-3 Phase Flow Intensifier represents a breakthrough in intensifier technology and another example of McCartney’s commitment to the advancement of Polyethylene Initiator Injection Pump Technology.

The McCartney PF-3 Phase Flow Intensifier features three side-by-side piston / plunger assemblies that operate with the same industry leading McCartney Phase Flow Control as the PF-1. However, the PF-3 offers an additional Service Mode feature for use when service of High Pressure components is required on any one of the three topworks. With this feature, the field operator can indefinitely idle and lock out the topworks needing service without interrupting flow of initiator fluid from the pump skid! Service Mode is enabled from the local control panel.

The design of the McCartney PF-3 Phase Flow Intensifier will offer a slower cycle rate than conventional reciprocating style intensifiers and normal PF-1s, resulting in fewer pressure cycles on the cylinder components and check valves. The slow, steady plunger movement will deliver an extended life of the patented, non-adjustable pressure seals. Overall reliability is excellent, with seal life ranging between 9,000 and 27,000 hours.

McCartney Phase Flow Control preloads the catalyst in the second cylinder while the first is on its power stroke, essentially eliminating the pressure drop associated with shifting the supply from one cylinder to the other.

With this innovative technology, the temperature profile within the reactor will be much smoother, allowing operation closer to the optimum set-point. As improved rates are achieved, the PF-3 will in most cases increase production without changing the process itself.

To find out how this Next Generation in Phase Flow Technology can give you the edge in reliability and superior performance in the Polyethylene Industry, the McCartney PF-3 Phase Flow Initiator Injection Topworks is being showcased at the ACHEMA Tradefair, in Frankfurt, Germany, McCartney Hall 9 Booth #B70. The Tradefair dates are June 18-22, 2012.

KMT McCartney Products, founded in 1951, and headquartered in Baxter Springs, Kansas, USA, is a leading innovator and manufacturer of low density polyethylene (LDPE) pumps and components, with a global network of sales and service. The KMT McCartney product offering includes a broad range of LDPE pumps, valves, cones, plungers, thermocouples and injection lens rings, line strainers, and related LDPE components.

About KMT McCartney:

The McCartney Product line is a brand of KMT Waterjet Systems, located in Baxter Springs, KS. KMT Waterjet is the leading global manufacturer of Ultra High Pressure waterjet pumps (up to 90,000psi) and cutting components, for use in complete water jet systems. KMT’s product offerings include: UHP Pumps, Waterjet abrasive and water only cutting nozzles, Focusing Tubes, Pneumatic Cutting Valves, Intensifier and High pressure parts, KMT Genuine Spare Parts, High pressure Valves, Fittings and Tubing Products, Diamond Orifices, Sapphire Orifices, Ruby Orifices, and Robotic applications.

KMT has a global network of reliable, highly trained professional OEM’s (Original Equipment Manufacturers) who will design and manufacture the waterjet cutting table system that works best for your cutting application.

KMT Waterjet Systems are used in a wide variety of industries including automotive, military, aerospace, tile, metal fabrication, stone, food, textiles, rubber, foam, glass and much more.

McCartney Locations:

KMT Waterjet Systems, Inc. / McCartney Products
(Main Office for North and South America, Australia, Japan and Korea)
635 W. 12th Street — P.O. Box 231 — Baxter Springs, Kansas USA 66713
Tel.: 1-620-856-2151 — Fax: 1-620-856-5050
www.kmtldpe.com — poly.sales@kmtwaterjet.com

KMT GmbH
(Main Office for Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific)
Auf der Laukert 11 — D-61231 Bad Nauheim Germany
+49-6032-997-0
www.kmtldpe.com — info@kmt-mccartney.com

For more information on the KMT McCartney products, visit www.kmtldpe.com or contact:

Brett Lawrie
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
KMT Waterjet Systems
625 West 12th Street
Baxter Springs, KS 66713
1-800-826-9274
brett.lawrie@kmtwaterjet.com

SOURCE KMT McCartney


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