There are still companies that compound glass fibers on single screws. The process is considered an “art,” but can be made more predictable with attention to screw design, speed and length, as well the choice of mixer.
Designed for large-scale yet 'intimate' blending of free-flowing solids.
Also said to improve product quality and simplify selection for processors.
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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.
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.
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.
ROSS has recently designed a skid system capable of mixing and pumping low to moderately viscous products.
Named regional sales manager for the northern tier of the U.S.
Common stainless steel workbench holds both the mixer and a matching discharge system.
Plastics Technology will bring its Molding and Extrusion Conferences to Illinois. Attendees for either can attend sessions in both.