Please visit: Glycon Corp.
912 Industrial Dr.
Tecumseh, MI 49286 US
Much of the compounding news at the NPE Show in Chicago in June ad-dressed the growing trend among extrusion processors to become compounders.
The new factor in extrusion machinery at this NPE is the influx of Asian suppliers.
Glycon Corp., Tecumseh, Mich., has agreed to allow Spirex Corp., Youngstown, Ohio, to make and sell the Glycon QSO (quick-shutoff) non-return valve.
A rotary wheel machine that sets a new standard for high-volume blow molding of motor-oil bottles was one of the major announcements at the recent SPE Blow Molding Conference in Toledo.
While twin-screws get most of the glory, a quiet revolution has been taking place in single-screw compounding. In the past six to 12 months, some half-dozen new dispersive mixing elements have gone into commercial production, and more are on the way.