PT ZONE: Single-Screw Compounding

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OVERVIEW:
Single-Screw Compounding

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Once the workhorse of compounding, single screws were supplanted by multiple screw machines because of the latter’s advantage to perform dispersive mixing. However, new screw designs and mixing elements are regularly being developed to extend the range of single-screw machines.


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