HCS9200FL – Dual Zone Flightline Hot Bonder

HCS9200FL – Dual Zone Flightline Hot Bonder

The Flightline Composite Repair Systems include the same basic features, operation and capabilities as the HCS9000 and HCS9200 systems, but are further designed to meet the requirements of Class I, Division II, hazardous environment operation per the U.S. National Electric Code (NEC), as promulgated by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). The primary application is composite and metal bond repairs on fueled aircraft and in other Class I, Division II environments.

Class I, Division 1:
• In which ignitable concentrations of flammable gases or vapors may exist under normal operating conditions; or
• In which ignitable concentrations of such gases or vapors may exist frequently because of repair or maintenance operations or because of leakage; or
• In which breakdown or faulty operation of equipment or processes might release ignitable concentrations of flammable gases or vapors, and might also cause simultaneous failure of electric equipment.

Class I, Division 2:
• In which volatile flammable liquids or flammable gases are handled, processed, or used, but in which the hazardous liquids, vapors, or gases will normally be confined within closed containers or closed systems from which they can escape only in the event of accidental rupture or breakdown of such containers or systems, or as a result of abnormal operation of equipment; or
• In which ignitable concentrations of gases or vapors are normally prevented by positive mechanical ventilation, and which might become hazardous through failure or abnormal operations of the ventilating equipment; or
• That is adjacent to a Class I, Division 1 location, and to which ignitable concentrations of gases or vapors might occasionally be communicated unless such communication is prevented by adequate positive-pressure ventilation from a source of clean air, and effective safeguards against ventilation failure are provided.

Heat blankets* for the flightline systems include a supervisory grid for over temperature safety and a ground plane for sensing faulty circuits.
* System requires special heat blankets for vapor volatile environments. Heat blankets must be ordered separately. Please ask your sales engineer for more information regarding Supervisory Heat Blankets.



  • Operate by easy to follow menus on Hi-Resolution, Hi-Contrast, Sunlight readable LCD Screen
  • Easy change of any cure parameter while program is running
  • In progress graphic and numeric displays are easy to interpret
  • Store 30 programs, enter or revise from key pad
  • Temperature control by TC 1 or 2, hottest/coolest (automatically locates) or average of all thermocouples, mode selected by operator
  • 10 thermocouple inputs per zone per aerospace manufacturers recommendations
  • Temperature adjustments made in increments of 1°F or C.
  • Exceptional integration of alarm and control systems:
  • Scans all thermocouples for alarm and Control
  • High/low temperature deviation alarms for both ramp and dwell
  • Select low vacuum alarm level
  • Alarm system advises specific problem
  • Any alarm causes hold condition, not shut down
  • Alarm hold is automatically released when problem is corrected
  • Easy to silence audible alarm
  • Adjustable loudness
  • Precise PID control, plus Auto-Tune for unusual situations
  • Automatic management of thermocouple break or malfunction
  • Intelligent, automatic restart function after power loss
  • Dot matrix printer offers the following:
  • Standard paper tape and ribbon
  • Time, date, and full program/cure description
  • Record of Tag Number, P/N, Employee ID
  • Graph of actual cure showing time and temperature
  • Setpoint, actual temperatures and vacuum are printed at selected intervals
  • Print – Temperature Summary or all Thermocouples
  • Record of alarm conditions and alarm clear
  • Prints any program changes or adjustments made during cure
  • Quiet internal vacuum system runs off of plant air
  • Vacuum system capable of up to 28 in Hg
  • Monitor vacuum by separate line from repair
  • External filter/trap cleans plant air
  • Adjustable vacuum level, readable before starting cure
  • Shock mounted components
  • Operates on 90-264VAC (45-65Hz)
  • 30 amps per zone allows bigger blankets and more heat
  • Both zones on HCS9200B can be independently powered/operated
  • HCS9200B “Slave” function runs two zones or blankets as one
  • Temperature display in Celsius or Fahrenheit, user selectable
  • Vacuum display in millibar, in/Hg or kPa, user selectable
  • Easy to upgrade hardware, software, and other features
  • Multiple blanket per zone capability
  • All aluminum, scratch resistant, anodized faceplate
  • Ergonomic design, convenient hookup of all accessories
  • Removable lid, lightweight, portable and rugged
  • Circuit breakers are on front panel, no fuses to replace
  • Handles on three sides for convenient handling
  • Software Security Lock with password access
  • Foreign language menu systems
  • Software modify cations for special applications
  • Customized silicone rubber heat blankets
  • Accessory Kits and tool packages
  • Type “K” Thermocouples
  • Special Hot Bonder/cure process training
  • These Units are Purged and Pressurized for Use in Hazardous Environments.
  • Dynamic Alarm/Control Integration with Indicators for Pressure Status, Purge Cycle Initiation and System Ready
  • Arc Suppressing Power Connectors are Specifically Designed for Hazardous Environments
  • A Ground Fault Interrupter (GFI) to Maximize Equipment Safety.
  • Independent High Limit Controller Disables Power in the Event of Over-Temperature Conditions.
  • Weight – Only 37lbs (16.9kg)
  • Dimensions – 29in x 19in x 9.5in (73.66cm x 48.26cm x 24.13cm)
  • Hi-Resolution, Sunlight readable LCD Screen (5.25in x 6.75in) (13.33cm x 17.14cm)
  • Improved Text Entry System with Alphanumeric Keypad
  • USB Interface for Data Export to USB Storage Device
  • Rapid Start-up (in as little as 5 seconds)
  • Up to 48 hours of Cure Information (12 Cure Records) Stored for Data Export
  • Up to Eight (8) Ramps and Dwells per Program
  • Automatic Graph Scaling for High Temperature Cures above 500°F (260°C)
  • Dynamic Alarm / Control Integration
  • Select by Hottest, Coldest, Average of All or No. 1 / No. 2 Thermocouple (10 Thermocouple Inputs)
  • Selectable Metric or English Units
  • 90-264VAC (45-65Hz)
  • 30A Power Output per Zone
  • Power Failure Auto Recovery
  • Up to 30 Customizable User Named Cure Profiles
  • Control / Monitor Toggle for Individual Thermocouples
  • Enhanced Menu Interface for Easier Navigation

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