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Rotuba's Global Profile Business Thrives with Davis-Standard Super Blue® Extruders

April 29, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - Profitability in the extrusion business largely depends on finding the right equipment. For Rotuba Extruders, Inc. of Linden, N.J., the right piece of equipment has been Davis-Standard’s Super Blue®Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

April 25, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 11 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1ºF of temp variation Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. The company recently... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Lee Contracting Installs Structures and Systems for the First Kingfa (USA) Facility

March 17, 2016

Pontiac, Mich. – Lee Industrial Contracting, Inc., a premier company in “Providing TurnKey Solutions for Plant Projects”, completed manufacturing work for the grand opening of the first North American Kingfa Scientific and Technologies Co. (USA) facility in Canton, Michigan. Headquartered in Guangzhou, China, Kingfa is a global leader of the advanced material industry producing modified... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Extrusion Head features cam lock deflector retaining system.

February 9, 2016

With fixed center design, multi-port spiral flow design, and gum space adjustment, Bullet II eliminates need for fastening hardware. It takes 1/2 turn of cam lock to remove and install deflector and tip, while threaded retaining ring for die and threaded tip retainer accelerate tool changes. Tooling retainers also serve as means of gum space adjustment. While dies are removed from front, tips are removed from rear. Air/vacuum connection is designed to minimize required effort. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PTi's 'Dryer-Less' Sheet Extrusion System Converts Mixed Regrind Into High-Quality Thermoformed Sheet

February 1, 2016

In Production-Scale Trials, PETG and APET Scrap Bypasses Landfill Thanks to High-Vacuum, Twin-Screw Extruder (HVTSE®) System AURORA, Ill. – Processing Technologies International (PTi), a leading global manufacturer of high-performance sheet extrusion machinery, has successfully demonstrated that its unique "dryer-less" twin-screw sheet extrusion production system can convert mixed regrind... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard to Feature Running Taper Tube Line at MD&M West

December 29, 2015

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - Live demonstrations of Davis-Standard’s tight tolerance medical tubing capabilities will be on display during MDM West in Anaheim, Calif., February 9, booth 2346. The running line will be making urethane double D taper tube used in pediatric dialysis applications. It will also feature Davis-Standard’s signature MEDD (Medical Extruder Direct Drive) extruder. The MEDD... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Rotary Extrusion Dies offer speeds to 1,000 rpm.

November 2, 2015

Offered in inline and crosshead styles, Rotary Extrusion Dies are suited for medical and multi-lumen tubing plus various extrusions with interlocking layer or multiple striping requirements. By rotating tooling in relation to material flow, rotary head increases wall strength of extrusion. Features include counter-rotating tip and die, co-rotating tip and die, rotating die with conventional tip, rotating tip with conventional die, multi-layer, striping, and optional quick-change cartridges. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

725 Series Co-Extrusion Crosshead

October 28, 2015

New extrusion head from market leader designed for tray cable; low-volume adjustable center co-extrusion crosshead for PVC over PVC     Guill Tool introduces Series 725, a co-extrusion crosshead design for tray cable applications in low-volume, adjustable center work on PVC over PVC.  With a yoke gum space adjustment and all stainless steel construction, Series 725 offers machine... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Extrusion Head features quick-change tooling.

October 28, 2015

In addition to fixed center design, multi-port spiral flow, and gum space adjustment, The Bullet&trade; Extrusion Head features no fastening hardware for easy cleaning. Absence of fastening hardware also eliminates leaking, as does taper body and deflector. Product allows quick tooling changes, as tips remove from back and die removes from front of unit. Supplied with vacuum chamber and kit for assembly and disassembly, extrusion head is suitable for both high- and low-volume applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Services

Trade-In Your Used Plastics Machinery

October 26, 2015

A little something that people tend to forget with used machinery is that you can still trade in your equipment for newer equipment, even if it isn't brand new!  For example, if you would like to upgrade your extruder to a newer model, we still can give you a discount if you trade in your old extruder.     -You get a newer machine with a great discount and can begin running product... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services

Production-Scale R&D Projects for WPC Compounds and their Processing

October 16, 2015

Both newcomers to and experienced processors of wood-plastic composites have been able to benefit from the research cooperation agreement between battenfeld-cincinnati Austria, based in Vienna, and the research institute Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH (Wood K plus), domiciled in Linz / Austria, since 2008. This cooperation agreement, a part of the Comet program organized by the Austrian Research... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Nordson Kreyenborg Innovations in Melt Filtration Systems Will Be Highlighted at Nordson Corporation's Fakuma Exhibit

September 21, 2015

MÜNSTER, GERMANY, - Nordson Corporation will highlight the entire line of Nordson Kreyenborg melt filtration systems, gear pumps, and melt valves at Fakuma 2015 (Stand A6-6406). Among the innovations in Nordson Kreyenborg melt filtration systems are: • Self-cleaning screen changer. The V-Type screen changer has an automated, hydraulically powered backflush system that purges even heavy... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Cincinnati Brings BAAM to Fabtech

August 21, 2015

Century old company makes Fabtech debut with newest products including the Big Area Additive Manufacturing (BAAM) machine and the latest addition to its fabrication machine line – a 40-ton, all electric press brake. Cincinnati Incorporated (CI) is ready to make noise at Fabtech (Nov 9-12) with two exhibit booths promoting the company’s latest technologies, including the Big Area Additive... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Blown Film Extrusion System supports equipment flexibility.

July 29, 2015

Offered with multiple extruder packages, dsX flex-film&trade; comes in 1,900, 2,200, and 2,500 mm sizes and is equipped with extruders, feedscrews, gearboxes, air rings, and dies. Latter are manufactured for applications from 1&ndash;9 layers, and options for modifying equipment are based on application and processing factors. Targeting blown film applications, system supports processing efficiency. Line supports speeds up to 180 m/min and film thicknesses from 20&ndash;180 microns. Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Suzhou Welcomes Industry to Medical Tubing Open House

May 26, 2015

Pawcatuck, Conn. – An open house at Davis-Standard (Suzhou) Plastic Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd’s lab facility in Suzhou on April 15 welcomed nearly 60 industry leaders from different companies throughout China. This event was the first of many planned at this location. The day’s agenda included presentations on feedscrew and extruder design, microbore tube processing, extrusion of FEP... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.

May 4, 2015

With Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) Quick-Change&trade; options, extruder downtime can be minimized. Quick Collet Screw Pusher cuts setup time for screw pulling by use of spring-mounted locking nut and sliding collet to fasten nut onto threaded screw-pushing rod. Rotary Hopper can be pivoted away from feed throat, cutting cleanout time. By having pre-heated head with breaker plate ready for replacement of one that has been in use, Dual-Head Arrangement reduces time needed to change dies. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Screen Changers feature leak-proof seals.

April 30, 2015

Equipped with Nordson seals, Xaloy Slide Plate Screen Changers can perform reliably at temperatures up to 650°F, pressures up to 7,500 psi, and viscosities as low as 15,000 cP. High-temperature sealing system, available on both manual and hydraulic slide plate screen changers, has exhibited leak-free operation in more than 2,000 hours of lab trials by Nordson and over 100,000 hours of service in production applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

EXTRUDE HONE(TM) Products Helps Global Hydraulic Component Leader Keep in Front

April 23, 2015

Proprietary thermal energy technology key to improved quality New P400 TEM machine from Kennametal Extrude Hone. Manufacturers and quality professionals requiring high-precision components for automotive, aerospace, energy, medical, and other industries know that removing particles from intersected holes and ensuring no micro-contamination is an ongoing challenge. Customized complex... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard at MD&M East

April 22, 2015

Davis-Standard at MDM East Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard will highlight the company's latest medical tubing capaiblities at booth #1562 during MDM East in New York City on June 9-11. Specifically, the company will promote its new MEDD Extruder (Medical Direct Drive Extruder) for tight tolerance tubing. Also, Davis-Standard will promote its medical tubing lab line and dedicated... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Substantial Savings in Material and Energy with Complete, Customized Extrusion Systems

April 17, 2015

In 2013, battenfeld-cincinnati introduced its Brazilian sales and service office battenfeld-cincinnati do Brasil Ltda. At Feiplastic 2015, battenfeld-cincinnati will present at its booth No. L199 extrusion systems for pipe, profile and thermoforming sheet that offer both high performance and efficiency and save costs and resources. Complete line competence for large diameter pipe extrusion... Read More