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.
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.
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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.
Managing and controlling melt temperature and degradation in a corotating compounding twin is critical to achieve process optimization. For compounders, it also greatly influences the ability of their molding and extrusion customers to make high-quality parts. Here are the results of research that illustrate this.
Third-generation iMAXX twins are easier to clean and maintain, and are more energy efficient to boot.
Twenty-year vet has worked for various industrial firms in his career.
Ex GM, H-P technical lead Darla Bulmer hired to head up department for supplier of compounding extruders.
Take a look at what you will learn in the compounding sessions of the industry leading technical conference devoted to extrusion.
Dual-bearing strand pelletizers re-engineered based on field experience and current market demands.
Use heat-transfer equations as a shortcut to get you in the ballpark of how long your pelletizing water bath should be.
Machinery vet to head up sales of filters, pumps, pelletizers and pulverizers.
KraussMaffei Launches Chinese-Made All-Electric Injection Machines, Twin-Screw Extruders and Robotics Line at Chinaplas 2019
The products, which are targeting the local market and export, will be supported by a new manufacturing site that broke ground in in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province in March.
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
Designed especially for research and development as well as for production of small batch sizes.
Coperion find iD Additives purging compound expedites changeovers and saves material.