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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.
How to Spec’ Screws & Barrels For Running Corrosive Materials
Here’s a guide to specifying screws and barrels that will last under conditions that will chew up standard equipment.
A Pioneer in ‘Clean Compounding’
When Plastics Color Corp., based in Calumet City, Ill., established a new compounding plant in Southern California, the firm decided this couldn’t be an ordinary color/additive masterbatch facility.
Energy Miser: Reducing Compressed-Air Usage
Many manufacturing sites operate on the assumption that compressed air is free. Usage is totally uncontrolled, and open air lines cost real money.
On Site: Tailoring Medical Solutions… Sometimes in 50-lb Lots
Smaller volumes teams with higher quality and value as keys to the success of this growing medical compounder.
How to Select the Right Pelletizer
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 ...
Compounding: New Torque Record Set At K '10
New twin from Coperion also pumps up output by 30%
Compounding & Mixing at NPE 2003
Torque levels and output capacities of corotating twin-screw compounders coming to NPE are higher than ever.
Gently Does It
Unique R&D experience in urethane chemistry created a niche for New England Urethanes in North Haven, Conn., a small, highly specialized compounder serving medical-device manufacturers.
North America's Best-Kept Secret in Compounding
They’re hardly a startup, having opened their doors 27 years ago this month.