News Release

HERO Products announces debut of smallest Automatic Colorant Dispenser
January 01, 2011

Vancouver, B.C. – January 01, 2011 – HERO Products Group, an I.C.T.C. Holdings Corporation and worldwide supplier of Point of Sale (“POS”), paint equipment products, announced the debut of the world's smallest automatic Colorant dispenser. The A100/A150 Archimede Light takes less retail space than any other automatic and it still tints five gallon pails.


The Archimede Light is designed with HERO's proven, Progressive Cavity Pump technology, which allows this compact machine to dispense both paint bases and colorants simultaneously, creating color samples at the POS. HERO's technology has eliminated the need for yearly calibrations as HERO’s machines operate at less than 2‐bar pressure . The Archimede Light has the capability of dispensing Low to Zero VOC colorants and it is sold with HERO's TintWise Software™.


The debut of HERO's Archimede Light will offer the lowest cost of ownership. With the reverse flow ability of the HERO PCP pump, this feature will mitigate; drying, accumulation and dripping of colorant.


Technical information:

Up to 16 circuits

Compatibility with water‐based, VOC free or Universal Colorants

Canister capacity of 2.1 quarts (2.0L)

Maximum flow rate on A100 of 7oz., per min., (0.2L/min)

Maximum flow rate on A150 of up to 4 colorants simultaneously at up to 28 oz./min. (.8L/min)

Average precision of +/‐ 1%

Automatic humidifier capping system

Optional Laser cross hair can locator

Manually repositionable shelf

Shipping dimensions: 27.5"H x 27"W x 28"D

Power supply 110 Volt 60 Hz. 12A or 220 Volt 50 Hz. 6 A

Optional: Dell® computer package, bar code reader, label printer, on demand sample capability, dual channel dispense and floor stand.

The simple repair capability due to lesser parts on the machine allows for a change of the complete dispense circuit in the least amount of time..


About HERO Products Group


The HERO Products Group of ICTC Holdings Corporation, with its head office in Canada, was established in 1969, primarily engaged in the design, development, manufacture and distribution of tinting and mixing equipment for the paint and coatings industry. It has representation in most countries around the world, and manufacturing, together with sales and marketing operations in: Vancouver, Canada; Turin, Italy; Mumbai, India; and Guangzhou, China.


HERO's product line includes colorant dispensing and mixing equipment for Point of Sale and In-Plant production equipment. Its products are sold globally to retail paint stores, paint manufacturers, point of sale retailers and industrial users.


HERO an I.C.T.C. company

HERO Products Group
India Office and Factory

HERO Products India Pvt.Ltd.
 P1 & P2, Shree Rajlaxmi Hi-Tech Textile Park,
Sonale Village, Taluka Bhiwandi,
Dist Thane - 421 302, Maharashtra, INDIA
Visit us: www.hero.ca