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Duluth, GA 30097 US
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As Seen In Plastics Technology
EXTRUSION: Melt Filters Offer Easy-to-Change Screens
Cuts by 50% the force required for switching screens.
Nordson Appoints New Pelletizer Manager
Merritt Christian to be responsible for sales of BKG pelletizer line.
Nordson to Supply 16 Pelletizing Systems to New PET Plant in China
Nordson’s CrystallCut system integrates underwater pelletizing, drying, water filtration and direct crystallizing at temperatures of up to 180 °C and crystallinity up to 40%.
RECYCLING AND SCRAP RECLAIM AT NPE: Higher Output with Less Waste And Lower Maintenance
Whether for commercial recycling or in-house scrap reclaim, new systems boast reduced maintenance, higher throughput, and less waste of resin for purging.
COMPOUNDING: Water-Filtration System Cuts Pelletizer Energy Use
Savings of up to 17% are reportedly possible by the elimination of a separate fines-removal sieve and pump.
EXTRUSION: Hydraulically Powered Backflush Screenchanger
Unit said to be ideal for applications involving heavy contamination.
COMPOUNDING: Process Pelletizes and Crystallizes
Process avoids the need to cool PET after pelletizing and then reheat it for crystallization
Extrusion/Compounding at K 2013: Having It All
Extrusion processors no longer need to chose among speed, quality, and flexibility, based on exhibits at K 2013.
There’s No Lid on This Processor’s Creativity
For this lid maker, the keys to success are speed, flexibility and ingenuity.
Nordson Buys Kreyenborg
Nordson Corp. continues to add to its portfolio of plastics equipment companies with the purchase of Kreyenborg GmbH, which makes screen changers; and sister company BKG Bruckmann, which makes pelletizers.
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.
Auxiliaries at NPE: New Solutions from Material Preparation To Post-Mold Operations
There will be an extraordinary range of new auxiliary equipment on display at the show.
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.
'Dryer-less' PET Sheet System
Processing Technologies International (PTi), recently took the wraps off its “dryer-less” twin-screw PET sheet extrusion system at its headquarters in Aurora, Ill.
Materials Handling: New Equipment Emphasizes Efficiency & Value
Visitors to the recent NPE 2009 show in Chicago were looking for materials handling equipment that could do more than dry, blend, or convey resins. It had to do those things while saving energy, providing faster and easier maintenance, speeding product changeovers, reducing labor cost, minimizing waste, and providing better value for money. The new products cited below addressed those needs and more.
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.
Melt Filtration News at NPE
WEB EXCLUSIVE At least two suppliers will have new developments in melt filtration at the show next month in Chicago.
New Source of Slide-Plate Screen Changers
The first slide-plate screen changers from Kreyenborg GmbH in Germany (U.S. office in Lawrenceville, Ga.), were introduced last month.
‘World’s Biggest’ Screen Changer
That title is claimed for a Poly 6000x4 screen changer from Kreyenborg GmbH in Germany (U.S. office in Lawrenceville, Ga.), built for throughput of up to 100,000 lb/hr of PET.