Multi-Screw Compounding

Most materials today are compounded on multi- (usually twin-) screw compounding extruders. Most of these machines feature co-rotating, intermeshing screws, though there are applications in which counter-rotating, intermeshing or non-intermeshing machines are used. Extruders with more than two screws have been developed for applications requiring more intense devolatilization and reactive processing.

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Extruder Degassing: Is a Central System Right for You?

Centralization vacuum pumps have been used for many decades, most widely used in packaging. For extruder degassing the technology can be useful when several production lines are operated in parallel