COMPOUNDING

Purging Compounds

Machine Builder Slashes Cost, Time with 'Purging Packet'

Coperion find iD Additives purging compound expedites changeovers and saves material.

Additives

Color Innovator Swain Dies at 90

Founder of Chroma Color was a member of Plastics Hall of Fame and Plastics Pioneers Association.
#color #dies

Automotive

Machine Builders Join Forces On Novel ‘Direct-to-Sheet’ Technology

PTi, Farrel Pomini team on sustainable technology platform that combines compounding and sheet extrusion at extremely high filler loadings.
#closeupontechnology

Compounding

Compounding & Sheet Extrusion Combined in 'Direct-to-Sheet' Tech

PTi, Farrel Pomini team on sustainable technology platform that combines compounding and sheet extrusion at extremely high filler loadings.

Compounding

Study Cites Advantages of Continuous Mixer to Compound PLA

NaureWorks, Farrel Pomini trials show advantages of machine builder’s continuous mixers vs. twins in compounding Ingeo PLA.

Multi-Screw Compounding

ENTEK Promotes Campbell to V.P., Sales

Thirty-year veteran of machine builder advances from director of sales.

Compounding

Mixing: Multi-Shaft Mixer Can Be Customized

Elaborate automation and safety functions added to triple-shaft mixer.

Multi-Screw Compounding

Compounding: Extruders Now Come with Industry 4.0 Solutions

New systems allow for increased data collection and analysis.
#industry4-0 #monitoring

Single-Screw Compounding

Follow These Guidelines to Select the Right Pelletizing System

Which pelletizing system is right for your application? Is the one you’re using today necessarily the right choice for tomorrow? Here’s is an analysis that can help you decide among the three major options.
#processingtips #bestpractices

Compounding

Extrusion: Versatile Mixer Can Also Extrude Strands

Turnkey system is mounted on a common bench and supplied with two vessels: one for mixing and one for extrusion.