System combines compounding and sheet processing in one step.
Series is aimed compounding, masterbatch production, devolatilization, rubber/elastomer and dewatering.
Savings of up to 17% are reportedly possible by the elimination of a separate fines-removal sieve and pump.
Can be transformed from a compounding system to one for extruding blown or cast film by exchanging the dies and docking module for the new processes
High-speed series features a variety of enhancements.
Process compounds, extrudes, and calenders PVC flooring in one step.
Krauss-Maffei Berstorff redesigns its ModulPlus line of twin-screw extruders to shorten delivery-lead times and reduce cost.
New quick-change cutting chamber for strand pelletizer said to deliver easy and quick removal of the cutting chamber with minimum downtime.
Process avoids the need to cool PET after pelletizing and then reheat it for crystallization
High-speed series is also easy to clean and adjust.