Series HRX from Athena Controls is a compact console for runnerless molding applications that require control of up to 12 temperature zones. With settings by zone, range or group, the device has tool-wiring diagnostics that can automatically locate wiring faults, minimize downtime and ease maintenance. With user-friendly graphics, the controller accepts Type J or K thermocouple input with closed- or open-loop operation. Standard features include a LCD display; a sealed membrane-type tactile keypad; LED indicators for normal, out-of-range and alarm conditions; and software to prevent damage from system crashes.
January/February 2001, RS# 206