Leistritz Extrusion

175 Meister Ave.
Somerville, NJ 08876 US

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Leistritz offers wide ranging twin screw extrusion technologies and services

Leistritz Extrusion manufactures and supplies twin screw extruders and systems.

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Engel’s new Technology Center

Who’s Doing Research to Advance the Plastics Industry?
Machinery suppliers are taking the lead in plastics R&D. Engel offers one example.

Leistritz Lab Adds 3D Filament Line

Leistritz Adds 3D Filament Line to Lab
System helps customers develop and produce 3D filaments from a co-rotating or counter-rotating twin screw extruder.

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.

alpine 11 layer film line

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.

Lanier Color Co

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.

Hosokawa X Die TRIO MDO

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.

Co-rotating and counter-rotating twin screw sets

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.

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.

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.

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.

Compounding PLA on Twin-Screws: What Testing Reveals
Twin-screw extrusion is the preferred method for compounding PLA and other biopolymers. But processing PLA is complicated because it’s sensitive to heat and shear. It’s also prone to hydrolytic degradation if moisture is present in molten PLA. Here’s what one machine builder’s trials revealed.

Recycling News at K 2013
New developments combine recycling and compounding in one step. Plenty of news at K in size reduction and de-labeling.

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.

Product Categories of Leistritz Extrusion

Intensive Fluxing (melting) Mixers
Multiple-screw Extruders
Pelletizers