Single-Screw Compounding

Once the workhorse of compounding, single screws were supplanted by multiple screw machines because of the latter’s advantage to perform dispersive mixing. However, new screw designs and mixing elements are regularly being developed to extend the range of single-screw machines.

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Extrusion 2019 will bring more than 70 industry experts to Rosemont, Ill., in September.
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Call for Papers: Extrusion 2019

Stage is set as conference devoted to all things extrusion heads for Chicago. Interested in speaking? Let us know by Feb. 22.

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‘Follow the Plan’ When Installing and Commissioning Compounding Lines

A fully operational and documented system doesn’t happen by chance. An efficient, well-designed installation plan, prepared well in advance, will put you on the path to maintaining a timeline and budget.

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Injection Molding: Injection Machine Configured for In-Line Compounding

In-line compounding option for Wilminton Machinery’s MP800 800-ton, medium-pressure injection press can handle up to six components.