PT ZONE: Extrusion

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MOST RECENT CONTENT: Extrusion

Modular Drying Hopper Is Expandable And Convertible to a Crystallizer

Unlike typical welded construction, bolt-on sections provide flexibility and easier transport and installation.

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Plastics Technology’s conference on “all-things extrusion” to be held in Charlotte in two weeks. 

Michael Andrews Joins W&H

Will head up processing technology and application development.

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Take a look at a video discussion between ExxonMobil Chemical and W&H on processing the new Exceed XP resins.

Extrusion 2016 Conference: Wait No More

K 2016 is behind you, so it’s time to focus on the next big event for extrusion processing.

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OVERVIEW:
Extrusion

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Extrusion is a continuous process through which parts of a fixed cross-sectional profile are made. Material is fed through a hopper into an extruder, essentially a rotating screw surrounded by a heated barrel, where it is mixed, melted and pumped through a die. The die gives the part its shape. From this zone you link to information on some of the more common extrusion methods, such as film, sheet, and pipe/profile/tubing


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Is dosing good enough? Do I need a Blender? Let Maguire walk you through the basics, process integration and more.

 

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Watch video, download datasheets and more in the Plastics Conveying Knowledge Center.

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Learn about continuous feeder types and their operation.

» Purging Compound

Sooner or later you will need to purge your machine. Which material should you use to purge your screw and barrel?

Product Announcements

INJECTION & EXTRUSION: New High-Wear Screw Coating
Nordson Xaloy Incorporated 10/12/2016
EXTRUSION: Feedblock Fine-Tunes Layers, Balances Velocities
Nordson Extrusion Dies Industries LLC 9/27/2016
EXTRUSION: Narrow-Web Film Gauge
NDC Technologies 9/21/2016
EXTRUSION: Biax Line in Virtual Reality
Parkinson Technologies Inc. 9/21/2016
EXTRUSION: Tungsten Carbide Coating of Plasticizing Feedscrews
Extreme Coatings 9/20/2016

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