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High-Torque Twin & Novel Feeding System Debut for Compounding

ENTEK takes the wraps off three innovations aimed at increasing productivity.
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Pre-Engineered Vs. Custom Vacuum Conveying Systems for Compounding and Extrusion

When it comes to vacuum conveying systems for plastics processing, custom powder handling solutions are not always required. Pre-engineered, turnkey solutions can be a perfect option for powders and bulk solids in a wide range of industries.

System Moves Color Control From Lab to Production Floor

In-line spectrophotometer from Equitech promises to move color management out of the lab and right to the extrusion line to slash waste and improve quality.
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Haartz Buys Minority Stake in Peak

Automotive supplier Haartz invests in compounder in a move to facilitate growth for both.  

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Compounding: Part 2 of 2 Demystifying Devolatilization

Here are some simple tools to help monitor and optimize your devolatilization process.

Compounding: Part 1 of 2: Demystifying Devolatilization

Very little has been written about this critical topic, and most of what has been published is theoretical. Here’s some practical guidance to help you better understand the process and improve your operation.

Entek Names New President

Kimberly Medford promoted from v.p., general counsel to succeed Dr. Kirk Hanawalt, who retired earlier this year.  

Novel Single-Extruder Line For Direct Long-Fiber Thermoplastics

Dieffenbacher builds single-extruder line for LFT-D to compound recycled materials as powder, chips or pellets.

Reusable Insulation Blanket for Processing Machinery

Can be used on any style extruder, as well as extruder barrels, heads and injection and blow molding machines.  

Double Planetary Mixers Granulate and Dry

High-precision mixing, granulation and vacuum drying in a single vessel.  

PT Tech Days Continue to Inform

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Time Still to Register For PT Tech Days

It’s free. It’s online. It’s scheduled every Thursday through December. And you can register now to hear technology experts address a wide range of topics in plastics processing.  

The Buck Stops … at This One-Stop Compounder

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.
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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.   

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.
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Coperion Goes Remote to Upgrade Compounding Line

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

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.

Reactive Extrusion: Industry Icons Impart Their Insights

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