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Optimize Feeding to Make More Money in Twin-Screw Compounding
Follow these practical examples to improve the feeding efficiency and productivity of your process.
K 2016 Extrusion: Speed, Versatility Rule the Day at K
Shorter product runs mean frequent product changeovers for processors, and suppliers responded to these trends across all extrusion technologies.
COMPOUNDING: News in Extruders, Pelletizers, Conveying Elbows, FFS Packaging
Coperion to offer a wide range of new products at K 2016.
Profile Extruder Sees the Light
Rotuba exited the sheet business to focus on custom profiles for LED light fixtures. It now ranks as North America’s leading profile extruder in this burgeoning market.
Coperion Relocates U.S. Headquarters
Compounding equipment machine builder completes move from Ramsey, N.J. to three other facilities.
COMPOUNDING High-Throughput, Flexible, Strand Conveyor
Can handle throughputs to 5 tons/hr.
COMPOUNDING: More Flexible Feeding, Resin-Handling System
New products for compounding to debut at Fakuma.
MATERIALS HANDLING: Device Protects Rotary Valve
Monitor detects metallic contact between rotor and housing.
COMPOUNDING: Two-Stage System Packs Power in Smaller Footprint
Designed for heat- and shear-sensitive materials.
COMPOUNDING: Next-Generation Twins Offer Higher Torque
Increased throughout and decreased melt temperatures also touted.
Intelligent FFS Packaging Machine For Compounders
Form-fill-seal system weighs, bags and palletizes product after pelletizing.
EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: The Word Is ‘More’
As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.
EXTRUSION: Another Way to Extrude PET Without Drying
A planetary-roller section allows efficient degassing.
K-Tron Adopts Coperion Name
Effective this month, K-Tron, Pitman, N.J., a global supplier of feeding, dosing, and pneumatic conveying equipment and systems, will operate under the brand name Coperion K-Tron.
Improving Twin-Screw Compounding Of Reinforced Polyolefins
Compounders face a number of processing challenges when incorporating a high loading of low-bulk-density mineral filler into polyolefins. Here are some possible solutions.
COMPOUNDING: Recycling & Compounding in One Step
Erema in Austria has a new system that combines recycling and compounding in a single step.
Coperion Bought by Owner of K-Tron
It has been a big month for plastics machinery acquisitions.
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: Advances Push Efficiency Envelope
Blown film towers may have been scarce, but there was no shortage of new technology aimed at helping to make extrusion processors more profitable.
Now You Can Refurbish Twin-Screw Elements
Two suppliers of twin-screw compounding extruders announced at NPE2012 that they are now offering screw-element refurbishing services.
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: More Output, More Flexibility, Less Energy
There won't be many blown-film lines running, but there is still much in the way of innovation going on in extrusion and compounding.