American Kuhne

1203 Eden Rd.
York, PA 17402 US

A brand of Graham Engineering Corporation


As Seen In Plastics Technology

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.

As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.

EXTRUSION: Downstream Line for Medical Tubing
Kuhne adds pulling, cutting and conveying units.

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.

EXTRUSION: Micro Extruder for Fluoropolymer Tubing
American Kuhne's 16-mm micro extruder is designed to process fluoropolymers for miniature medical devices.

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.

EXTRUSION: Small Extruders for Medical Tubing
Designed for medical tubing, the Modular Micro Extruder from American Kuhne, Ashaway, R.I.,provides the versatility to quickly and easily change barrel and screw diameters and feed-section configurations.

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: Extruder Minimizes Heat Losses And Air Currents in Process Area
New Backdraft extruder from American Kuhne, Ashaway, R.I., has a reverse-air cooling system suited especially to blown film that removes heat and undesireable air currents from the extrusion area for optimum bubble stability while also improving energy efficiency.

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: Compact Coex Line for Medical Tubing
A new coextrusion line from American Kuhne, Ashaway, R.I., features one 12-mm and two 16-mm microextruders mounted on a common base.

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