ENTEK takes the wraps off three innovations aimed at increasing productivity.
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.
Automotive supplier Haartz invests in compounder in a move to facilitate growth for both.
Global bioplastic production capacity is expected to increase to 4.8 billion lb by 2024, driven by OEMs and brand owners steadily converting applications to these “green” materials. If you’re looking to supply compounds to meet this demand, here are some key processing considerations you need to know.
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Here are some simple tools to help monitor and optimize your devolatilization process.
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.
Kimberly Medford promoted from v.p., general counsel to succeed Dr. Kirk Hanawalt, who retired earlier this year.
Dieffenbacher builds single-extruder line for LFT-D to compound recycled materials as powder, chips or pellets.
Can be used on any style extruder, as well as extruder barrels, heads and injection and blow molding machines.
High-precision mixing, granulation and vacuum drying in a single vessel.
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Purging gurus from the material, machinery and compounding sides of the industry offer their insights on best practices and tips that can keep your compounding twin-screw extruder up and running.
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.
Dual-post triple-shaft design has been revolutionized with this feature to streamline the processing of substantial powder phases.
Project encompassed both a control software update as well as mechanical overhauls on the system.
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.
Three distinguished experts in the area of reactive extrusion shed some light on this process.