The twin-outlet Extrex GPD pump from Maag, Charlotte, N.C., reportedly simplifies pipe and profile coextrusion and foaming applications by allowing processors to use just one extruder to feed two die assemblies. Thanks to a unique combination of a single inlet and two outlets, Maag’s newest pump can deliver material to two completely different die heads. This pump’s novel design reportedly provides improved sealing and more uniform melt-temperature distribution. It can be supplied with fluid or electric heating.
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