Exploring the: Single-Screw Compounding Zone



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Are You a ‘World-Class’ Processor?
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Columns Published: 3/31/2015
New Frontier for Single Screw R&D: Mixing & Melting by Extensional Shear
Extensional shear generally has been associated only with twin-screw extruders. However, I am now convinced it can be done with a single moving force (screw) by changing the geometry of the flow field perpendicular to the direction of flow.
Columns Published: 9/29/2012
Get Smarter on Extruder Sizes
Processors tend to recommend a much larger extruder than what’s really necessary for the job and the capabilities of the downstream equipment.
Columns Published: 6/26/2012

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