Century Extrusion

Contact Information

Please visit: Century Extrusion

Div. of CPM

Mailing Address:
2412 W Aero Park Ct.
Traverse City, MI 49686 US

Phone: 231-947-6400
Toll-Free: 877-974-6400
Fax: 231-947-8400

Product Categories of Century Extrusion

  • Automation/Systems Integration
  • Closed-loop Process Control Systems
  • Custom Machine Builders
  • Cylinders (plasticating) and Liners
  • Extrusion Dies
  • Machine Alignment Services
  • Machine Installation Services
  • Machine Maintenance Services
  • Machinery Rebuilding
  • Multiple-screw Extruders more (+)
  • Rebuilt Screws or Barrels
  • Screw Design/Analysis Software
  • Screw Tips
  • Screws (Plasticating)

Trade Names of Century Extrusion

  • APEX
  • CXE
  • TSE

As seen in PT

  • Compounding & Mixing at NPE 2003

    Torque levels and output capacities of corotating twin-screw compounders coming to NPE are higher than ever.

  • In Twin-Screw Compounding, Distinguish Between ‘Disease’ and ‘Illness’

     The concept of troubleshooting in compounding can be defined in terms of a problem (or problems) with compound quality or as a problem with the compounding process.

  • NPE 2009 Wrap-Up: New Machinery for Extrusion and Compounding

    Extrusion machinery at the June NPE show in Chicago showed inventive ways to get more out of your floorspace and materials.

  • NPE News in Compounding

    Compounding news at the show includes several new ways to feed low-bulk-density materials faster for higher outputs with corotating twin screws.

  • New Sizes of Sino-U.S. Twin-Screw Compounders

    Earlier this year, Century Extrusion, Traverse City, Mich., launched its Apex corotating twin-screw extruder line in sizes with center distances of 40 to 95 mm.

  • Twin-Screw Extruder Has U.S. and Chinese Parents

    Century Extrusion, Traverse City, Mich., and sister company Ruiya Extrusion in China have cooperated on building the new Apex line of corotating twin-screwextruders.

  • NPE 2006 News Wrap-Up: Compounding

    Much of the compounding news at the NPE Show in Chicago in June ad-dressed the growing trend among extrusion processors to become compounders.

  • Century Inc., Traverse City, Mich., has sold its twin-screw extrusion business to CPM Holding in Waterloo, Iowa, which also owns California Pellet Mill.

  • Century Extrusion, Traverse City, Mich. (recently acquired by CPM Holding, Waterloo, Iowa), is introducing a new series of gear boxes with 20% higher torque and 250 bar of operating pressure.

  • Torque & Speed How Much Is Enough?

    You may be thinking of buying one of the new ‘high-torque/high-speed’ twin-screw compounders in order to raise your output without going to a larger machine. But how much torque or speed do you really need? Underusing a high-powered extruder wastes investment dollars. So look carefully at what is required for the materials you run.

  • Compounding & Mixing

    For the second straight NPE show, the focus in compounding is on twin-screw machines that deliver more speed and torque—thus more output—than ever before. No fewer than six suppliers of twin-screw compounders are showing such machines. There’s something to see in in-line systems as well. And there’s plenty of news in PVC mixers and pelletizing equipment, too.

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