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INDUSTRIES - INJECTION MOLDING 

Product quality begins upstream. Bluewater provides the high-performance, reliability and accuracy needed to optimize your process.

EXTRUSION & BLOW MOLDING
PLASTICS
INJECTION MOLDING
MOLD BUILDING
FOOD EQUIPMENT
LIFE SCIENCES
PROCESSING
PACKAGING
SEMICONDUCTOR PROCESSING
POWER GENERATION
DECORATING

 

INDUSTRIES - EXTRUSION & BLOW MOLDING 

Product quality begins upstream. Regardless of your extrusion system, Watlow's family of thermal solutions provides the high-performance, reliability and accuracy needed to optimize your process.

Whether OEM or end-user, many of today's applications require process control data as well as history documentation to comply with various policies and regulations. Many processors proactively seek products that offer both traceability and product repeatability. Watlow's product solutions bridge the gap by providing evidence of overall product quality, assuring process repeatability and shortening overall startup time.

Watlow has the heaters, sensors and controllers for your extrusion process:

  • Blown film and cast film
  • Profile, shapes and rods
  • Flat sheet and web extrusion
  • Wire and cable coating
  • Pipe tubing and conduit extrusion

Some applications where Watlow can provide thermal solutions for extrusion include:

  • Larger diameter band heaters for single- or multi-layer blown film dies
  • PPC-2000 for advanced extrusion control and system rebuilds
  • High- and low-watt density cartridge heaters for a variety profile and shape dies
  • SERIES SD controllers with Palmä PDA for a low-cost data acquisition interface
  • Cast-in and a variety of band heaters for traditional barrel heating
  • Strip heaters for versatile surface die and former heating
  • A comprehensive offering of mercury-free power controllers
  • Traditional and hand-held temperature sensors

 

INDUSTRIES - PLASTICS 

Product quality begins upstream. Regardless of your plastics requirements, Bluewater's solutions provide the high-performance, reliability and accuracy needed to optimize your process.

Whether OEM or end-user, many of today's applications require process control data as well as history documentation to comply with various policies and regulations. Many processors proactively seek products that offer both traceability and product repeatability. Watlow's product solutions bridge the gap by providing evidence of overall product quality, assuring process repeatability and shortening overall startup time.

Bluewater has the heaters, sensors and controllers for your plastics manufacturing process:

  • Immediate availability
  • Expert consultation
  • Competitive Pricing

 

MOLD BUILDING 

Product quality begins upstream. Bluewater provides the high-performance, reliability and accuracy needed to optimize your process.

 

FOOD EQUIPMENT

Whether it's a cooking, warewashing or data communications challenge, your first-class foodservice equipment deserves an optimal thermal solution. Watlow has been heating up the foodservice equipment industry for decades as the leading thermal loop supplier.

NAFEM DP (Data Protocol) compliant controllers, superior heating and sensing solutions- whatever the need, Watlow is the single-source supplier able to cover applications from freezer to plate. We also provide superior manufacturing capabilities and global support.

Our know-how, innovation and resources have allowed us to provide exceptional food quality and customer satisfaction in equipment solutions worldwide.

Primary Cooking Equipment

  • Charbroilers & Broilers
  • Combi-Ovens
  • Convection Ovens
  • Conventional Ovens
  • Conveyor Ovens
  • Cook & Hold Ovens
  • Cook-Serve Systems
  • Deck & Pizza Ovens
  • Electric Ranges
  • Fryers - Open, Pressure & Flat Bottom
  • Griddles & Grills
  • Jacketed Kettles
  • Pasta Cookers
  • Proofer Ovens
  • Rotisserie Ovens and Cabinets
  • Smokers
  • Steamers
  • Toasters
  • Heated Preparation, Serving & Display Equipment
  • Coffee Brewers & Roasters
  • Cooker/Warmers and Hot Wells
  • Heated Display and Deli Cases
  • Heated Merchandising Cabinets
  • Hot Plates
  • Rethermalizers
  • Warmers - Countertop, Drawers, Drop-In, Pass-Thorough

    Storage & Handling Equipment

  • Blast Chillers
  • Cook-Chill Systems
  • Heated Meal Delivery Systems
  • Hot Holding Cabinets
  • Ice Machines
  • Proofer Cabinets
  • Refrigerators & Freezers
  • Warming Cabinets

    Sanitation & Safety Equipment

  • Warewashers

    NAFEM DP (Data Protocol)
    Watlow is a leader in supplying solutions with NAFEM DP (Data Protocol) compliance. This family of products offers advantages including:

  • Lower operational costs
  • Increased efficiency
  • Improved food safety and quality
  • Equipment maintenance and diagnostics

    NAFEMWatlow is a proud member of the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers. NAFEM represents approximately 700 companies throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico that manufacture commercial foodservice equipment and supplies. Click here to learn more about NAFEM.

    Engineering Support
    Watlow's commitment is backed by engineering teams dedicated to providing solutions for our foodservice equipment partners. Our engineers can assist with the design and thermal modeling of applications. They can also help:

  • Develop custom heaters, probes and controllers
  • Provide NAFEM Data Protocol connectivity
  • Lower operational costs- increasing efficiency through automation
  • Improve food safety by meeting HACCP safety regulations
  • Improve food quality- pleasing your customer and increasing revenues
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    INDUSTRIES - LIFE SCIENCES

    Click here to view information about Watlow's syringe heater.

    You can also view a short animated presentation demonstrating a syringe heater application delivering a warm liquid through an IV to a hospital patient.

    Expertise in numerous facets of medical and analytical device manufacturing has been a Watlow hallmark for over 30 years. As an extension of your business, Watlow provides an engineering team dedicated to solving your individual application needs. As your Life Sciences partner, Watlow offers worldwide manufacturing and distribution as well as superior sales support.

    By partnering with Watlow, you take advantage of a broad selection of thermal components designed to work together for optimal efficiency. Watlow is responding to market demands by creating innovative products and technologies that provide:

    • Greater temperature responsiveness in heating
    • More accurate temperature control of critical processes
    • Superior temperature measurement
    Watlow's Life Sciences segments include medical and analytical, and because our products are designed specifically for the market, our expertise is always growing. We offer a wide range of solutions for the medical/patient care market including IV systems, fluid warming and hypothermia prevention systems, wound therapy, respiratory therapy and wound therapy equipment. Our analytical expertise encompasses manufacturing equipment for clinical chemistry, infectious disease and blood processing, as well as biotechnology equipment.
    Analytical/Laboratory
    Photonics Lasers, Residual Gas Analyzers, Temperature Controllers and Chillers
    Biotechnology Thermal Cyclers, Nucleic Acid Amplifiers, DNA Sequencers and Synthesizers
    General Laboratory Hot Plates, Sample Concentrators and Dryers, Freeze Dryers, Shakers, Mixers, Water Baths and Recovery Stills
    Analytical Chromatographs & Spectrometers, Thermal Analyzers, Moisture Analyzers, Elemental Analyzers, Gas Analyzers and Environmental Analyzers
    Clinical Diagnostic X-Ray Film Developers, MRI/Imaging Equipment, Vascular Injection Systems, Clinical Chemistry Analyzers, Immunoassay Analyzers and Coagulation Analyzers
    Medical Equipment
    Surgical Instruments Cauterizing Surgical Devices, Insufflator Units, Thermal Ablation Surgical Equipment, Cryogenic Ablation Surgical Equipment and Thermistor Catheters
    Patient Care Equipment Hypo/Hyperthermia Systems, Wound Care & Therapy Systems, Kidney Dialysis, Baby Incubators, Respiratory Equipment Fluidized/ Floatation Bed Systems and Blood/IV Fluid Freezing & Rewarming
    Sterilization & Waste Processing Endoscope Reprocessing, Waste Incineration, Waste Handling and Sterilization, Sterilizers and Hospital Water Purification Systems.

     

     

    INDUSTRIES - PROCESSING 

    Process Industries
    Process Industries
    Downtime costs you money. Unreliable products and vendors can stress you out. Let us ease your pain! For decades, Watlow has been a preferred supplier of electric process heaters, thermocouples, temperature controls, power controls and process heater systems. We supply to processing industry end users, process equipment OEMs and system integrators, as well as E&Cs. Our performance goal is to lighten your stress and workloads through:
    • Ultra-Fast Stock and Stock Mod Product Delivery
    • High Performance Custom Designed Heaters and Control Systems
    • Quick Response on Quotes and Orders
    • Outstanding Technical and Applications Support
    • Complete Thermal System Analysis and Solutions Offerings

    Watlow offers a multitude of product solutions from light to heavy–even severe service applications.

    Light duty circulation heaters are compact heating solutions for fluids such as purified and inert gases, supercritical fluids and de-ionized water. For heavier duty applications, industrial immersion heaters, circulation heaters, insert and over-the-side tank heaters and duct heaters are used to heat a myriad of fluids such as water, oils, hydrocarbons, solvents, ammonia, caustics, process-purified and inert gases as well. Watlow can also supply extruder barrel heaters used on extruder/pelletizer machines. Our low porous castings, precisely located heater elements and true-machined surfaces make this product the perfect replacement unit.

    Click on the Industrial Sector Areas to the left or on the links below for more information on Watlow products and applications.

    Applications
  • Process Flow Heating
  • Tank, Bath, Vessel & Sump Heating
  • Duct Air Heating
  • Reaction Vessel & Chamber Heating
  • Heat Transfer & Hot Oil Heating
  • Drum Heating
  • Storage Tank Heating
  • Steam Generators & Boilers
  • Extruder/Pelletizer Barrel & Die Heating
  • Space/Comfort Heating
  • Enclosure Heating
  • Transfer Line & Dispenser Heating
  • Products
    Heaters: Sensors: Controls:
  • Band and Strip Heaters
  • Cartridge Heaters
  • Circulation Heaters
  • Drum Heaters
  • Duct Heaters
  • Enclosure Heaters
  • Fuel Oil Heaters
  • Flange Heaters
  • Immersion Heaters
  • Lube Oil Heaters
  • Over The Side Tank Heaters
  • Process Air Heaters
  • Process Heating Systems
  • Screw Plug Heaters
  • Silicone Rubber Heaters
  • Tank Suction (Bayonet) Heaters
  • Temperature Sensors
  • Thermocouples
  • Control Panels
  • Power Controls such as SSRs
  • Process Controllers
  • SCR Power Controllers
  • Temperature Controllers
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