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Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Quickly spot-check temperature and flow

TRACER® Electronic Flowmeter
With FCI (Flow Characteristic Indicator) Technology
Measures liquid flow rate, temperature, calculates BTU's per minute, and Turbulent Flow. The highly-visible display is configured via the sealed push buttons and user-friendly menus. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Balance and Optimize Mold Cooling

Your Platform for Scientific Cooling*
Delta-Q is a low-cost precision flow regulator module that can be used with other Smartflow components such as threaded end caps, IceCube™ flowmeters, temperature and pressure gauges, Dr. Eddy® Flowmeter/Turbulent Flow Indicators, Tracer® electronic Flowmeters, and cooling water manifolds. The Delta-Q Regulator allows full... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - What is Delta-Q?

Delta-Q is a low-cost precision flow regulator module. It can be used with a Smartflow Manifold, mechanical flowmeter, Dr. Eddy meter, Tracer flowmeter or as a stand-alone. Add temperature and pressure gauges as needed to most combinations. The Delta-Q Regulator allows full adjustability of flow volume from unrestricted flow to complete shut off using the manual flow control knob. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Compact cylindrical switch ideal for core pulls.

is a pushbutton switch designed specifically for core pull applications that installs into an injection mold to provide mold position switching and prevent premature movement of your machine components. The switch body uses 5/8-24 threads and lock nut for precise positioning. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Flow Meter for Plastics Injection Molders

It's not just a flowmeter, but a tool to help conserve cooling water resources. In molding applications, many mold operators try to maximize the flow of water through their cooling systems to ensure turbulent flow. Doing so increases energy costs for pumping more water than necessary through the system. This practice may also limit the amount of cooling water available for additional pre... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Features and Benefits of Stainless Steel Manifolds
  • 250°F/121°C Operating Temperature Rating for application flexibility
  • Rated for 250 psi maximum liquid pressure to suit most installations
  • Chemically compatibile stainless steel construction
  • Corrosion resistant
  • 100% Leak tested
  • Brass end plug included (NPT only)
  • Integral mounting brackets for stability
  • Man...
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Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Quick ejector Tie-in system

FasTie Quick Ejector Tie-In System quickly "ties-in" the mold ejector plate to the press ejection system in an injection molding press, dramatically reducing mold change time. The greatest time savings are realized in presses where space is limited and the ejector system is difficult to tie in using solid knock-out bars.. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Improved Turbulent Flow Calculator

The Turbulent Flow Calculator is provided as a free on-line service to the Injection Molding Industry as a result of our continued research and development in the area of Scientific Cooling℠ Principles. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - TracerVM Bluetooth Interface

The interface connects directly with up to 8 TracerVM Base (non-display) Flowmeters installed in cooling water channels. Low voltage analog outputs from the flowmeters are converted to temperature and flow rates inside the interface box and transmitted wirelessly to an Android or iOS smartphone or tablet for display. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Electronic Flowmeter with User Interface
  • Separate Analog Outputs (0-5 or 0-10V selectable) for temperature and flow
  • Programmable SPDT switch, 30VAC/VDC, 1A
  • New! Volume Totalizer function
  • Turbulent Flow Display (FCI)
  • 8 - 28VDC Supply required (external source, AC power adapter cable or connection to eDart)
  • Vortex Shedding Technology
  • Flow rate in gallons or liters...
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Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Tracer®vm Electronic Flowmeter with User Interface

Tracer®vm Electronic Flowmeter with User Interface employs reliable vortex shedding technology to monitor liquid flow rate and temperature. The newly designed control circuit provides programmable switch set points for high or low flow or temperature and turbulent flow rate (FCI Technology). Analog Outputs for flow and temperature are selectable: 0 to 5 or 0 to 10 Volts, for connecti... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Smartflow Injection Molding Accessories

Summertime weather conditions can cause plastic pellets to absorb water from the air in your shop. By installing a Mold Temperature Regulator in the feed throat, you can raise the dew point locally to reduce the effect of humidity on your raw materials. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - High Pressure and Temperature Manifolds

Smartflow High Pressure and Temperature Manifolds and Assemblies are designed for use in hot oil or water cooling systems.
Smartflow manifolds are ideal for connection to temperature control units in an injection molding environment. The manifolds are available with 1" and 1-1/2" inlet sizes (one end only). Optional Flowmeters and regulators are construc... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - New Purge Valve for Injection Molding Processes

SMARTFLOW® SWAP® Valve for Injection Molding Processes, New Materials Now Available

SWAP Valve with Glass-Filled Nylon Materials is designed to simplify mold changes by clearing cooling water lines using shop air. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Scientific CoolingSM Classes

This comprehensive 2-day class is for designers, mold builders, tooling engineers, and mold technicians who want to better understand and control the effects of mold cooling resulting in a more robust mold design, mold build, and molding process (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Vortex sensor technology is highly accurate

The Tracer®vm Flowmeter is a non-display sensor that provides a 0.5 to 3.5 Volt output for process flow rate and a 0.5 to 4.1 Volt output for process temperature.
Vortex sensor technology is highly accurate and repeatable without moving parts. Flow reading is direction specific. Refer to the arrow on the body for correct installation. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Flow and Temperature Sensors in one unit

Features and Benefits

  • No moving parts for reliable operation
  • Flow and Temperature Sensors in one unit for compact installation
  • Quick temperature response from direct media contact
  • Economical and versatile construction with corrosion-resistant materials
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Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - No moving parts for reliable operation

Tracer®vm Flowmeter
The Tracer®vm Flowmeter is a non-display sensor that provides a 0.5 to 3.5 Volt output for process temperature and flow rate. Flow sensor technology is highly accurate and repeatable vortex shedding behind a bluff body. Flow reading is direction specific. Refer to the arrow on the body for correct installation. Connection to the process is made us... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - New Flowmeter! Tracer®vm with User Interface

Vortex Shedding Technology is new with the advanced color LCD display, all the same functions you rely on, and a volume totalizer in the Tracer®vm with User Interface (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - New Vortex Shedding Technology
  • No moving parts for reliable operation
  • Flow and Temperature Sensors in one unit for compact installation
  • Quick temperature response from direct media contact
  • Economical and versatile construction with corrosion-resistant materials
(read more)
Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Scientific Cooling Calculator

Smartflow Scientific Cooling Calculator is an on-line tool designed to help plastics injection molders determine the size and total length of cooling channels needed to ensure adequate cooling capacity with a given water temperature.

Calculations are based on the heat that must be removed to cool molded parts to a safe ejection temperature. Individual polymers are selected from a... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. -  SMARTFLOW® SWAP® Valve

The SMARTFLOW® SWAP® Valve is a simple, manually selectable device that supplies cooling water to the mold during processing or air to purge the water from the mold, cooling lines, Supply and Return manifolds prior to tool change. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Custom Assemblies from Standard Components

Use our on-line configurator to design your Smartflow manifold assemblies interactively. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - DUOFLOW® Aluminum 3/4

DUOFLOW® Aluminum

3/4" to 1-1/2" NPT Supply

Manifolds are divided internally and color-coded red & blue in a single piece to denote Supply and Return cooling in a compact arrangement. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - SMARTFLOW® Thinswitch Limit Switch

The original SMARTFLOW® Thinswitch Limit Switch mounts in an injection mold next to the rest buttons providing positive proof of ejector plate return using a snap action switch. This allows injection molding machine to verify mold position, preventing mold crashes. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - SMARTLOCK® Slide Retainer and Limit Switch

SMARTFLOW® SMARTLOCK® Slide Retainer and Limit Switch is designed for injection molders to provide switching plus slide retention in one unique package. The SMARTLOCK locking function prevents premature slide movement during molded part ejection while the SPDT switch is simultaneously actuated. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - New Vortex Shedding TracerVM Flowmeter Sensors

New Vortex Shedding TracerVM Flowmeter Sensors (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Low Cost Precision Flow Regulator: Delta-Q™..

Delta-Q™ is a low-cost precision flow regulator module. Delta-Q Flow Regulator can be used with an Icecube™ Flowmeter, as well as Tracer® electronic flowmeter, aluminum and stainless steel cooling water manifolds, or as a stand-alone. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Smartflow® Mold Temperature Regulator

The Smartflow® Mold Temperature Regulator effectively controls mold cooling water temperature between 80°F and 120°F (27°C and 49°C) to maintain a steady mold temperature without electricity. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Turbulent Flow Calculator

The Smartflow™ Turbulent Rate Flow Calculator is provided as an easy-to-use online resource. Special attention was focused on calculating values at elevated water temperatures. This is useful to our industry given the rapidly growing use of pressurized mold temperature controllers, operating at temperatures up to 350°C. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Faster Mold Changes!
  • Faster Mold Changes
  • Various Thread Sizes Available
  • Flexible Modular Installation
  • No Mold Modifications Required
  • Reduced Wear, parts stay connected during molding cycles
  • Hardened Steel Materials
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Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - 3-Inch FasTie for Large Molding Machines

3-Inch FasTie is now available for use in 1500 Ton and larger Injection Molding Machines. The new size is rated for 15 Tons per knock-out position. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Change Injection Molds Faster

Clear injection mold cooling water lines with a single valve handle motion usingSWAP® Valve from Burger & Brown Engineering. Smartflow® SWAP Valve pushes water out using shop air between mold changes. SWAP Valve also keeps shop floors dry during mold change. Visit the Smartflow web site for details. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - FASTIE® - Quick Ejector Tie-In System

FASTIE® -
Quick Ejector Tie-In System

FasTie Quick Ejector Tie-In System quickly "ties-in" the mold ejector plate to the press ejection system in an injection molding press, dramatically reducing mold change time. The greatest time savings are realized in presses where space is limited and the ejector system is difficult to tie in using solid... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Conserve Cooling Capacity with Delta-Q Regulators

Delta-Q is a low-cost precision flow regulator module. Delta-Q Flow Regulator can be used with a Smartflow Manifold to control the flow rate of each cooling line of an injection mold. Ensure turbulent flow with an integral flowmeter and save cooling capacity for downstream injection molding machines. Temperature and pressure gauges are optional. (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Automatically Control Cooling Circuit Temp...

The SMARTFLOW® Mold Temperature Regulator controls mold cooling water temperature between 80°F and 120°F to maintain a steady mold temperature without electricity. It controls flow exiting an injection mold, recovering waste heat from the resin shot. MTR can replace conventional mold heaters in some applications conserving water and electric... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Mold Cooling Turbulent Flow Rate Calculator

Turbulent Flow Rate Calculator

User Entries: Standard Units Measurements:Standard Metric Enter Reynolds Number: Enter Water Temperature: °F
(Max. 656°F) Enter Circuit ID: inches

Click here for reference chart.

Turbulent Flow Rate: GPMCalculate Results Send Results User Guidelines Turbulent Flow Basics

Turbulent water flow is much... (read more)

Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Flow and Temperature Sensors in one unit!

Features and Benefits

  • No moving parts for reliable operation
  • Flow and Temperature Sensors in one unit for compact installation
  • Quick temperature response from direct media contact
  • Economical and versatile construction with corrosion-resistant materials
(read more)
Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc. - Liquid-Resistant Limit Switch - 3mm/4mm Height

Smartflow® Global Thinswitch® Limit Switch helps prevent accidental mold close in injection molds by verifying ejector plate return in injection molds with 3mm or 4mm rest buttons, and where occasional water or oil spray is present. A polyurethane dome covers the actuator spring, protecting internal gold switch contacts from environmental contamination. (read more)

News articles and press releases for Burger & Brown Engineering, Inc.:

08/23/2017

Burger & Brown Engineering is pleased to introduce the Smartflow® Tracer®VM Bluetooth Interface. The interface connects directly with up to 8 TracerVM Base (non-display) Flowmeters installed in injection mold cooling water channels.

01/01/2017

Corey Brown is appointed new Vice President at Burger & Brown Engineering.

11/17/2016

New flow meter from Burger & Brown Engineering includes totalizer, remote mounting option, vortex shedding and FCI Technologies.

06/23/2016

Avoid Scale Buildup, a Case Study in Molding Experience

05/23/2016

2017 Schedule of Classes is released to the public! 2-day class is for mold builders, tooling engineers, and technicians who are looking to better understand and control mold cooling resulting in a more robust mold design, build, and molding process.

05/06/2016

SWAP Valve with Glass-Filled Nylon Materials is designed to simplify mold changes by clearing cooling water lines using shop air.

12/21/2015

Burger & Brown Engineering is pleased to announce the completion of a building expansion which increases manufacturing floor space by 60%.