Lochem The Netherlands, 25-08-2014


About Simco-Ion

Worldwide leaders in static control

Simco-Ion Netherlands, a member of the worldwide ITW group, has operated in Europe since 1946. Our activities started with the introduction of plastics in the textile industry. Today we offer a comprehensive range of products to control static electricity, for instance in the plastics, packaging, converting and printing industries. Our products are sold through an extensive network of competent agents. On our contact page you will find a Simco-Ion office or agent who can assist you solving any issue with static electricity. This can vary from neutralising static electricy to using static electricity for electrostatic charging to bond two material together to assist a production process.

Mission statement

Simco-Ion Netherlands manufactures and supplies complete solutions for static control, static charging and webcleaning applications in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Our goal is to grow our business by being the highest value provider for our customers. We provide value through a combination of advanced technology, a full line of products, superior Customer Service, experienced application support and a competitive price/value ratio.


Simco-Ion introduces the most versatile, most effective and easy to use static control system! Simco-Ion makes it Easy!

Manager IQ Easy

Introducing a new level of static control; the heart of the new IQ Easy platform is the Manager IQ Easy. It comprises of a Control unit with a 7” LCD touch screen, provides information from all the connected devices and makes it easy to change and monitor status and parameters. Up to 6 IQ devices can be directly connected to the Manager IQ Easy. The 24V DC power distribution is routed via the Manager, so no extra cables! This makes the connection of a device even easier than connection to a single desktop power supply.

The IQ Easy platform makes it easy to control all devices in a static electricity system.
Independent of their function, whether it is an anti-static bar, charging generator, perforation detector or measuring device, they can all communicate with the IQ Easy manager.

The Manager IQ Easy converts the input voltage to 24V DC and provides power to all 6 ­connected devices.

Further extension of devices is possible using the Extension IQ Easy. This adds ­another 6 devices to the system with a maximum of 30.

2 ports on each Manager or Extension are available for the connection of ­previous ­(non IQ) Easy products e.g. Performax Easy.


Communication to machine interfaces is provided. Analogue and digital inputs, ­outputs and several serial fieldbus protocols can be used. Also Ethernet and USB ports are available for many functions.

Pro-Active ionisation control:

Through Simco-Ion’s patented technology of upstream charge evaluation, it is ­possible to fine tune neutralisation of static in combination with a Performax IQ Easy anti-static bar. Adding a Sensor IQ Easy to the system will allow the user to measure the downstream charge on the material. The system can also be perfected further to enhance ­efficiency and allow quality control. Closed loop measuring and adjustment of the static bar output will guarantee an extremely low level of residual charge.

Data logging:

Al device and process parameters are logged in real time and can be made ­visible on the LCD screen or downloaded through the Ethernet interface.

The LCD display is beautifully styled and clearly organised giving the ­operator an i­mmediate overview and status of the system. All information is colour coded and ­visible from a long distance.
Operators will be notified of any status changes within the system. If all buttons are blue all devices are running. If a button turns orange/yellow a warning has been issued meaning the operator has to attend the issue, for example anti-static bars need cleaning to ensure optimum performance. When the button turns red there is an alarm situation.


  • Pro active static control
  • Closed loop feed back adding a sensor
  • Residual static charge < 1 kV @ > 1000 m/min
  • 7” full colour touch screen
  • Informative screens showing ionisation efficiency and static charge levels
  • Plug & play
  • 24V DC supply voltage (no high voltage cables)

For more information, visit www.simco-ion.co.uk.

Note to editors

For further information please contact:

Simco-Ion Netherlands
Aalsvoort 74
7241 MB Lochem, The Netherlands
+31 (0)573 288333

Erwin van 't Hul (Marketing Manager)
+31 (0)573 288341

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