Product News: Materials & Material Processing

Micro Medical Extrusion Tool offers 360° of adjustment.

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Micro Medical Extrusion Tool offers 360° of adjustment.

February 16, 2017 -

Featuring cam-lock deflector for 0.5 lb/hr quick changeover, Micro Medical Extrusion Tool is designed with extruders of ½ in., ¾ in. and 0.250 in. die ID. Unit’s extrusion cross-head offers 0.08 in. concentricity adjustment. Product is suitable for precision ID/OD medical tubing, pressure and sleeving applications.

Guill Tool & Engineering - West Warwick, RI

Original Press Release

Micro Medical Extrusion Tooling From Guill

Press release date: February 14, 2017

New medical crosshead from market leader features patented single-point concentricity adjustment

Guill Tool & Engineering (West Warwick, Rhode Island) introduces the new Micro Medical, an extrusion crosshead that uses micro-fine adjustment screws for precise concentricity adjustment. The precision of concentricity reaches 0.008” or finer per revolution. This single point concentricity adjustment is a unique Guill innovation for the extrusion of thin-walled and precision ID/OD medical tubing. One adjustment bolt controls 360° of adjustment.

Features of the Micro Medical crosshead include a patented cam-lock deflector for quick changeovers, with a residence time of one minute at .5 lb/hr material flow, optimized usage with extruders measuring ½” and ¾”, and a max die ID of .250.”

Additionally, the Guill Micro Medical crosshead offers great flexibility to its users. It not only accepts both vacuum and micro-air accessories, but is also ideal for pressure and sleeving applications. Fluoropolymer designs are available upon request.

For more information, please contact:

Bill Conley,

Sales Manager

Guill Tool & Engineering

10 Pike Street

West Warwick, RI 02893 USA

Phone: 401-828-7600

www.guill.com

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