At this month’s K 2013 show in Düsseldorf, Milacron will display the TP75, a counter-rotating twin-screw extruder suitable for profile, pipe, and wood-plastic composites. The TP75 comes standard with an energy-efficient AC motor and drive and active screw oil cooling for precise process control. Available options include an environmentally friendly dry vacuum pump, tungsten screws, and matching barrel for reduced maintenance. Control is provided by Milacron’s Mosaic system.
A K 2013, Milacron will also showcase The PAK250, a single-screw extruder for the medical market. The unit also features the Mosaic control platform, is easy to clean, and has a customized screw design and stainless-steel covers and hoppers. At the show, it will be teamed with Conair’s Multi Pass Tank.
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