American Kuhne

1203 Eden Rd.
York, PA 17402 US

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As Seen In Plastics Technology

What's New in Extrusion at K 2019

K 2019 Preview: Green's the Theme in Extrusion & Compounding
Themes of sustainability and the Circular Economy will be visible at the booths of many suppliers of extrusion and compounding equipment—film, in particular.

Pelletizing Control System

Pelletizing: Extrusion Control System Extended to Pelletizing
First unit in place at a rotomolder for recycling scrap.

Microspec medical tubing

A Culture Built on Innovation in Medical Tubing Extrusion
Microspec was born out of innovation, and 28 years later continues to set the global standard in medical tubing by developing high-precision multi-lumen catheters—among other tubing products—by refusing to believe “it can’t be done.”

FEP IV catheter tubing

Processing/Workplace Safety Tips for Fluoropolymer Medical Tubing
Here's what you need to know and running these emerging materials for medical tubing.

Graham, Blue Star Silicones Combine on Medical, Pharma Tubing
Collaboration intended to advance the development and testing of medical- and pharmaceutical-grade silicone tubing.

AM’s Getting ‘Bigger’ In More Than Just Cars
Large-scale additive manufacturing is disrupting the (already disruptive) 3D printing field.

Collaboration in Catheters
Medical Murray has developed innovative catheter technologies by working with its customers and down its supply chain.

Down in the Valley, Profiles Grow
Valley Extrusions carves niche in tight-tolerance, short-run tubing and profiles.

Thermwood Begins Initial Testing Of New AM System
Testing included initial validation of patent-pending MeltShape Technology, a new technique for enhanced control of layer shape and improved bonding between layers.

The Next 'Big' Thing in 3D Printing
Big Area Additive Manufacturing, or BAAM, is attracting entrepreneurs and machinery developers.

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/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.

K 2013 Preview: Extrusion, Compounding, Recycling
Across all extrusion technologies, expect to see new standards in speed, quality, flexibility, and efficiency in both energy and material usage.

Graham Expands Into Sheet with Welex Purchase
Machine building to move to York, Pa.

New Owners for American Kuhne
The Graham Group, York, Pa., last month announced it had bought controlling interest in American Kuhne (AK), the Ashaway, R.I.-based manufacturer of extruders, screws, and integrated extrusion systems.

Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: Advances Push Efficiency Envelope
Blown film towers may have been scarce, but there was no shortage of new technology aimed at helping to make extrusion processors more profitable.

Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: More Output, More Flexibility, Less Energy
There won't be many blown-film lines running, but there is still much in the way of innovation going on in extrusion and compounding.

Pressure control for medical tubing extrusion

Four Keys to Consistent Tubing
Because of their use in critical applications, processors of medical tubing have little or no room for error.

On Site: Growth Through Innovation in Medical Tubing
By focusing on high-tech, quick-turnaround, turnkey solutions, Putnam Plastics has grown into a leader in the field of medical extrusion.

Gloucester’s novel WOW winder wraps

NPE News in Extrusion
This NPE show won’t have a lot of extruders on the floor, either running or static. Instead, look for videos and announcements of new technology. You will also find lots of ingenious peripheral devices to improve output and quality and save resin. Some will do all three, and cost less into the bargain.

Product Categories of American Kuhne

Rebuilt Screws or Barrels
Screws (Plasticating)
Single-screw Extruders

Trade Names

American Kuhne AKcent™ co-extruders
American Kuhne AKcess™ controls
American Kuhne Steward Barrier™
American Kuhne ULTRA™ extruders