Leistritz

175 Meister Ave.
Somerville, NJ 08876 US

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Leistritz offers wide ranging twin screw extrusion technologies and services

Leistritz manufactures modular, high-speed twin screw extruders primarily for compounding, devolatilization, reactive processing, and direct extrusion for rates from 1 to 10,000 lbs/hr. Systems for pelletizing, film, sheet, fibers and profiles are supplied. Areas of specialization include equipment for heavy-duty compounding of filled engineered materials, as well as medical device and pharmaceutical installations. In addition to extrusion systems, a wide range of technical services are available, including custom engineering, a New Jersey process laboratory, and an ongoing Twin Screw Workshop training series.

As Seen In Plastics Technology

3D printing filament extrusion

Leistritz Pushes ‘Technology Envelope’ In NPE2018 Display
Compounding machinery supplier does not limit its display just to its core business, showcasing solutions for emerging and even embryonic technologies as well.

‘Follow the Plan’ When Installing and Commissioning Compounding Lines
A fully operational and documented system doesn’t happen by chance. An efficient, well-designed installation plan, prepared well in advance, will put you on the path to maintaining a timeline and budget.

Extrusion/Compounding at NPE2018: More…More…More!
More speed, flexibility and robustness. Across a gamut of extrusion applications, machine builders are introducing new machinery, components, and systems to dramatically raise the bar on productivity.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Compounding
Check out what’s new in compounding at this year’s big plastics industry trade show. 

Close-up ZSE 18 3D filament die system

Gamut of New Technologies for Compounding
Leistritz Extrusion’s wide-ranging display of twin-screw extruder related technologies at NPE2018 includes a system for manufacturing 3D filaments.   

Catheter formulated with medicine

Coextrusion Line Demonstrates Technology for API Catheters
At trade show, suppliers team to show how to run a medical tube that includes medicine.

twin-screw extrusion lamination system

What You Can Learn From Pharma Compounders
Twin-screw extrusion has been a standard in plastics compounding for decades but has only recently been embraced by the pharmaceutical industry. Here’s what plastics compounders might learn from the ‘newbies’ to help make a better, more consistent product.

K 2016 Extrusion: Speed, Versatility Rule the Day at K
Shorter product runs mean frequent product changeovers for processors, and suppliers responded to these trends across all extrusion technologies.

Service & Response Drive Growth of Custom Compounder
Lanier Color has experienced an eightfold increase in business since 2000. Its focus on technical support and customer service help explain why.

K 2016 Preview: Extrusion and Compounding
Regardless of what you might be extruding, the themes of speed and flexibility will loom large in extrusion at the giant show.

Get Better at Swapping Out Your Twin-Screw Elements
Here’s what you need to know to safely and efficiently remove, clean, restage, and reinstall your twin-screw extruder screw set.

COMPOUNDING: Air-Quench Pelletizer Line
Designed for highly filled and water soluble formulations

EXTRUSION: Direct Extrusion System For Sheet, Film
Line available for trials at Leistritz lab.

Chinese TPE Compounder Reshores to Chicago Area
New TPE compounder in the Midwest launched by a Chinese-born, U.S. citizen who already had a successful compounding operation in his homeland.

COMPOUNDING: Twin-Screw Extruder Now Has Servo-Motor/Drive
New motor said to be much quieter, more accurate.

EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING NPE: Flexibility, Speed and Quality
Extrusion processors need more—of everything—to compete. And suppliers responded in force in Orlando.

EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: The Word Is ‘More’
As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.

EXTRUSION: Twin-Screw Extruder In ‘Direct to Sheet’ Set Up
System combines compounding and sheet processing in one step.

Color Compounder Enters Market with a Bang
To get noticed in the color masterbatch business—particularly in white—you’ve got to start big. That, and new technology, form the foundation for startup Neko Colors

Teel Plastics: Where Science, Tech, Quality and Innovation Meet
This family-owned custom profile and tubing business controls its own destiny by controlling, well, everything.

Product Categories of Leistritz

Intensive Fluxing (melting) Mixers
Multiple-screw Extruders
Pelletizers