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About 493K

493K Limited was established in August 2003 as an independent commercial enterprise exploiting engineering research and development work formerly undertaken at the Rotational Moulding Research Centre, Queen’s University in Belfast, United Kingdom. Since 2003, 493K has been providing solutions for Process Control throughout the rotational moulding industry.

  • Optimise cycle times
  • Troubleshoot scrap problems
  • Identify machine faults & inefficiencies
  • Balance spiders
  • Improve process control & efficiency
  • Adjust for changes in ambient conditions
  • Reduce new product set-up times

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Did you know the K-Metron can measure the thickness of foamed roto parts? As well as all other...
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493K are back on the road again. In the coming months we will be visiting Dusseldorf &...
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3D Printing a prototype for a new high precision K-Metron thickness measurement gauge! Coming soon!...
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Featured Products

The K-Metron measures part wall thicknesses, up to 30mm, of all non-ferrous materials:

  • Plastics of any density or composition
  • Multi-layer products
  • Foamed materials
  • Laminates
  • Fibreglass
  • Carbon composites
  • Glass
  • Aluminium Moulds
  • Brass and copper

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Portable process control when and where you need it arming you with accurate temperature and pressure measurement data.

  • Optimise heating & cooling cycles
  • Reduce wastage
  • Check safety levels of mould pressures in real time
  • Increase productivity
  • Provide diagnostic checks on troublesome mouldings.
  • Coolant packs prevent overheating of electronics in high oven temperatures.
  • Advanced data recording and display software (Windows 8)

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Following on from their revolutionary work in temperature monitoring and control for rotomoulding, 493K presents the desktop RotoRocket! This amazing tool is an absolute must for any rotomoulder. Allowing you to visually watch and monitor the process, it is ideal for staff training and induction sessions, customer demonstrations, problem solving, powder flow testing, experimentation and much more.

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Temperature Process Control for Rock ‘n Roll. Upgrade your machine, the intelligent way.

  • Optimise heating & cooling cycles
  • Eliminate temp-based scrap
  • Check mould temperatures in real time
  • Diagnostics on troublesome mouldings

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