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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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.