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.

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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
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EXTRUSION: Another Way to Extrude PET Without Drying
A planetary-roller section allows efficient degassing.

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.

Bioresin Company Takes ‘Do It All’ Approach
Company adopts 'cradle to cradle' approach.

Product Categories of Leistritz

Intensive Fluxing (melting) Mixers
Multiple-screw Extruders
Pelletizers