PT ZONE: Plastics Feeding

Stefan Kalt - Bio
Stefan Kalt recently joined K-Tron as Global Business Development Manager Plastic Compounding & Extrusion. More (+)
Jaime Gómez - Bio
Jaime Gómez is the Global Business Development Manager for Chemicals and Plastics for K-Tron. More (+)


Weigh Belt Enhancements – Photo – AutoTare Art – Transport Lag Art – Belt Slip ArtThe basic weigh belt operating principle requires that special enhancements to its control scheme be made if it is to be successfully applied in practice.

Specifying a System

(Download this article for off-line reading)Unheralded as it may be, specwriting is the foundation of a successful feeding system.

Feeders and Quality Assurance – Recipe Effect Art – ABC Example Art(Download this article for off-line reading)Much of the mountain of plastic products available in today’s global marketplace could not be manufactured, produced or formulated without the involve¬ment of continuous processing techniques.

Problem Prevention – Photo – Service Life Cycle Art(Download this article for off-line reading)Problem prevention is the first line of maintenance defense, and repairs are the rear line reinforcements.

The Anatomy of Feeder Performance – Photo/Graphic TBDAs a major contributor to formulation quality and consistency, feeder performance rightly deserves close attention and concern.

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Plastics Feeding


Plastics Feeding

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Feeding Solutions
Learn about various types of continuous feeders, key aspects of operation and performance, how feeders work together to produce precise formulations, and how to specify and select a feeder for your...



Application Profiles
The automation of plastics processes such as plastics extrusion, compounding and resin manufacturing can be done with bulk material handling equipment and controls.
This application profile section...




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