Purging gurus from the material, machinery and compounding sides of the industry offer their insights on best practices and tips that can keep your compounding twin-screw extruder up and running.
CRC Polymer Systems brings expertise in material selection, product formulation and processing, and a thorough understanding of part design and tooling under one roof with a series of customized materials and capabilities aimed at OEMs and molders.
When utilized in a thoughtful way, the corotating intermeshing twin-screw extruder can transform recycled materials into value-added products and parts. Here’s what you need to know, and some real-world examples of the technology deployed for both post-industrial and post-consumer recycling.
Three distinguished experts in the area of reactive extrusion shed some light on this process.
Managing and controlling melt temperature and degradation in a corotating compounding twin is critical to achieve process optimization. For compounders, it also greatly influences the ability of their molding and extrusion customers to make high-quality parts. Here are the results of research that illustrate this.
Third-generation iMAXX twins are easier to clean and maintain, and are more energy efficient to boot.
Machinery suppliers are taking the lead in plastics R&D. Engel offers one example.
System helps customers develop and produce 3D filaments from a co-rotating or counter-rotating twin screw extruder.
Compounding machinery supplier does not limit its display just to its core business, showcasing solutions for emerging and even embryonic technologies as well.
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.