COMPOUNDING

Compounding

Mixing: Triple Shaft Mixer with Powder Induction Manifold

Dual-post triple-shaft design has been revolutionized with this feature to streamline the processing of substantial powder phases.   

Injection Molding

Clear Your Calendars for Plastics Technology 'Tech Days'

Beginning Oct. 8, we will be bringing exclusive, live, online technical content on a wide range of processing topics that you can access for free.
#bestpractices #industry4-0 #dies

Compounding

Coperion Goes Remote to Upgrade Compounding Line

Project encompassed both a control software update as well as mechanical overhauls on the system. 
#monitoring

Compounding

Plastics Processing Expands in July

With an Index reading of 52.3, processors report first monthly expansion since the coronavirus disruption.
#economics

Extrusion

Maag Buys Industrial Controls Company

Addition of XanTec to expand Maag Group’s digital offerings.

Multi-Screw Compounding

How and Where Twin-Screw Extruders Fit in Recycling

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.
#bestpractices #sustainability

Elastomers

Reactive Extrusion: Industry Icons Impart Their Insights

Three distinguished experts in the area of reactive extrusion shed some light on this process.

Multi-Screw Compounding

Demystifying the Devolatilization Process

Here are some practical guidance and simple tools to help you better understand the process and improve your operation.
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Single-Screw Compounding

Add Value to Your Compounding Operation

Inside: Insights on three emerging, higher-margin growth areas for compounders.
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Compounding

Mitigating and Troubleshooting Underwater Pelletizing Issues

There’s a shift to underwater pelletizing systems as compounders strive to produce higher-quality pellets. But underwater pelletizers are not general-purpose tools. Follow these steps to help ensure you maintain throughput, pellet quality and efficiency.