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Shorter product runs mean frequent product changeovers for processors, and suppliers responded to these trends across all extrusion technologies.
Adding new gear pumps allowed LLDPE producer to boost production by nearly 40% and cut downtime.
This newly formed entity of Maag will offer customers in the polymer industry a local sales and service support through a consolidated network.
One-stop solution offered for compounders.
The new rotor sharpening center in India will expand Maag’s service footprint in Asia.
New powerhouse in pelletizers.
Both companies project 'perfect fit.' Each make underwater pelletizers and centrifugal dryers.
Also, improved pressure building, even at low speed.
Special temperature control makes smooth pellets that "shine like diamonds."
Extrusion processors need more—of everything—to compete. And suppliers responded in force in Orlando.
As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.
Extrusion processors no longer need to chose among speed, quality, and flexibility, based on exhibits at K 2013.
Across all extrusion technologies, expect to see new standards in speed, quality, flexibility, and efficiency in both energy and material usage.
The twin-outlet Extrex GPD pump from Maag, Charlotte, N.C., reportedly simplifies pipe and profile coextrusion and foaming applications by allowing processors to use just one extruder to feed two die assemblies.
Blown film towers may have been scarce, but there was no shortage of new technology aimed at helping to make extrusion processors more profitable.
As quality specifications become tighter and the need to use more recycled materials becomes more prominent, more and more extrusion processors are examining their options in melt-filtration technology. Here's some help in evaluating your options.
New model CSC/BF-PE backflush screen changers from Maag Pump Systems (now called Maag Automatik, Inc.), Charlotte, N.C., offer fully automatic filtration and screen cleaning at consistent throughput rates.
To find the best solution for your production requirements, start with assessing the status quo, as well as defining future needs. Develop a five-year projection of materials and required capacities. Short-term solutions very often prove to be more expensive and less satisfactory after a period of time.
In most segments of extrusion technology, the word at K 2010 is more.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: A sheet extruder of recycled PET eliminated the need to pelletize its scrap before reuse by equipping a line with a self-cleaning screen changer and gear pump supplied by Maag Pump Systems, Charlotte, N.C.