PT ZONE: Single-Screw Compounding

COMPOUNDING: LFT Strand Pelletizer
High-speed series features a variety of enhancements. More (+)
Compounding: Modular System Can Now Be Shipped Faster
Krauss-Maffei Berstorff redesigns its ModulPlus line of twin-screw extruders to shorten delivery-lead times and reduce cost. More (+)


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COMPOUNDING: Quick-Change Cutting Chamber Slices Downtime

New quick-change cutting chamber for strand pelletizer said to deliver easy and quick removal of the cutting chamber with minimum downtime.

COMPOUNDING: Process Pelletizes and Crystallizes

Process avoids the need to cool PET after pelletizing and then reheat it for crystallization

Compounding: Strand Pelletizer for Long-Fiber Compounds

High-speed series is also easy to clean and adjust.

Extrusion/Compounding at K 2013: Having It All

Extrusion processors no longer need to chose among speed, quality, and flexibility, based on exhibits at K 2013.

ADG Opens Technical & Rebuilding Center

Facility will showcase range of compounding and recycling equipment.

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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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Product Announcements

COMPOUNDING: LFT Strand Pelletizer
Reduction Engineering, Inc. 4/23/2014
Compounding: Modular System Can Now Be Shipped Faster
KraussMaffei Berstorff 3/28/2014
COMPOUNDING: Quick-Change Cutting Chamber Slices Downtime
Reduction Engineering, Inc. 2/26/2014
COMPOUNDING: Process Pelletizes and Crystallizes
Kreyenborg Industries 2/13/2014
Compounding: Strand Pelletizer for Long-Fiber Compounds
Reduction Engineering, Inc. 1/3/2014

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