Strip-fed roller feeders for cold extrusion of silicone rubber are normally hard to clean. American Kuhne recently built what it believes is the first roll feeder that opens like a clamshell with the removal of two bolts for easy cleaning. The first unit is installed with a 1.5-in. extruder making medical tubing. A second is available for customer trials at Kuhne’s lab in Ashaway, R.I. The feeder is available for extruders from 0.75 to 6 in. diam. and is readily retrofittable onto American Kuhne extruders. Retrofits onto other brands of silicone extruders would have to be done by American Kuhne. (401) 326-6213 • www.americankuhne.com
American Kuhne, Inc.
401 Main St. Ashaway, RI 02804
Phone (401) 326-6200 Fax (401) 326-6201