Extrusion Equipment

Materials & Material Processing

Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.

May 4, 2015

With Single-Minute Exchange of Die (SMED) Quick-Change™ 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

Fully Automatic Pelletizer requires minimal space.

February 19, 2015

Featuring compact design, E160 Pelletizer is designed to manufacture 3–16 mm dry ice pellets and nuggets on demand, at up to 352 lb/hour. Extruder has closed, stainless steel frame and can be operated from cylinders, dewars, or storage tanks of liquid CO2. Operating as standalone machine or integrated into automated dry ice cleaning or surface preparation system, E160 has multiple industrial voltage ports, enabling global installations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Extrusion Coating Dies, Internal Deckles reduce edge bead.

July 29, 2014

Extrusion coating dies and internal deckles let converters reduce edge bead with low melt strength polymers while maintaining coat weight uniformity. Dies with short lip lands – final portion of flow channel leading to die exit – help control gauge profile of coating. Secondary internal deckle blades consist of 3 independently adjustable components that can be used to fine-tune the edge profile of polymer as it exits. Small-diameter deckle rod, micro-rod, permits less lateral movement of melt. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Green & Clean, Materials & Material Processing

ECTFE Resins suit production of front sheets for PV modules.

May 2, 2014

Able to be extruded into transparent film with over 90% light transmission, Halar® PV ECTFE semi-crystalline, melt-processable fluoropolymer resin provides water vapor barrier (<1 g/m²/day) as well as chemical and fire resistance. Product offers long-term weatherability and is suitable for 20+ years of direct exposure to sunlight. In addition to properties as Halar PV, Halar UV blocking technology provides long-term UV blocking performance to meet 25-year performance life for PV modules. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Fluidized Temperature Bath offers supplementary cleaning solution.

April 24, 2014

Intended for cleaning extrusion tooling and parts, FTBLL12E incorporates analog dial controller for setting bath temperature and gate valve for manually adjusting Fluidizing air. Other features include robust heater, seam welded solid top and inner tank, and fully automatic systems with optimized thermal cleaning performance. This fluidized temperature bath suits companies that have few extrusion lines or companies that want to supplement current cleaning methods. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Sterilizable Extruded Resin is suited for medical devices.

April 3, 2014

Extruded Ultem® HU1004 accommodates medical device manufacturers interested in broadening sterilization capabilities of their products. Healthcare grade of resin from Sabic Innovative Plastics, Ultem HU1004, exhibits resistance to low temperature hydrogen peroxide gas plasma sterilization techniques (Sterrad® sterilization). Properties lend to performance as well as aesthetics, namely ductility and color stability. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Twin-Screw Extruders target pipe and profile manufacturers.

December 3, 2013

Comprising 4 models with screw diameters from 38–72 mm, conEX Series produces pipes at up to 550 kg/h and profiles at up to 280 kg/h. Conical twin-screw extruders include barrel insulation in feed and degassing zones as well as thermal separation between metering unit and barrel feed opening by means of insulating plate. Additional features include maintenance-free AC drives, molybdenum screw coating, and green control system with digital regulator that ensures best possible temperature control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Cast Film Die incorporates internal deckle.

September 24, 2013

With internal deckle, Contour™ Cast Film Die enables extrusion processors to achieve speed and precision without incurring downtime for changing product width. Unit has sculpted configuration that is smaller and tapered at ends, offsetting differences in die-body deflection across width of die that are caused by pressure of molten polymer that extruder continuously charges into manifold. With uniform die-body deflection, Contour Die can quickly be adjusted to achieve on-specification film. Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Film Grade Resin is engineered to be compostable.

September 23, 2013

Intended for worldwide use in compostable bag and film markets, Mvera™ B5010 is certified by Vinçotte to meet EN13432 standard. This compostable film grade resin, developed to meet international industrial standards for compostability, produces film that exhibits seal strength and printability suited for compostable shopping bags and food waste compost bags. Degree of allowed down gauging and melt strength facilitates processing on conventional blown film extrusion equipment.
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Materials & Material Processing

Micro Extruder suits medical fluoropolymer applications.

August 23, 2013

Featuring reduction in minimum output rate and minimized residence time in barrel to help reduce thermal degradation, 16 mm micro extruder is used to process fluoropolymers for miniature medical device applications such as fine wire jacketing for neuromodulation, microdialysis tubing, and neonatal intravenous catheter tubing. These applications typically require extruder capable of processing high performance fluoropolymers (ETFE, PFA, FEP) at volumes down to 3.4 g/min (.45 lb/hr). Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Screen Changer suits extrusion applications.

August 2, 2013

Adapting patented design of large-area polymer screen changer to special needs and filter requirements of extrusion industry, CSC-R Screen Changer features pistons with curved breaker plates, enabling 75% of active piston surface to act as filtration area. Rectangular mesh screens are inserted in filter cavities in place of disks previously used. Robust construction ensures leak-free filtration of all polymers in extrusion applications. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Compact Extruder Combination has piggyback configuration.

July 29, 2013

Addressing use of recycled materials in window main profile production, conEX 63 P conserves space by mounting conical extruder in piggyback configuration on twinEX 78-34P. These 2 counter-rotating, twin-screw extruders achieve combined output of ~500 kg/h, and frame design affords flexibility for die changes. Operating with AC motors, extruders have common control cabinet, can be operated via common control panel, and feature self-optimizing Intracool screw core tempering system. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Extruder Combination saves space and energy.

July 25, 2013

Mounted in piggyback configuration, conEX 63 P/twinEX 78-34P is designed for window main profile production utilizing high proportion of regrind. Two counter-rotating twin-screw extruders combined achieve output of about 500 kg/h, with parallel twinEX 78 being able to plasticize up to 290 kg/h, and conical conEX 63 handling up to 220 kg/h. Extruders operate with maintenance-free AC motors, maintenance-free Intracool screw core tempering system, and one common control cabinet. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Pharmaceutical Twin-Screw Extruder suits hot melt extrusion.

June 6, 2013

Featuring table-top design, Model PTSE 12/36 EC allows user to develop small scale formulations for hot melt extrusion. Unit features 12 mm co-rotating screws housed in 36:1 barrel length, and 2.4 kW drive with max torque of 30 Nm and speed range of 1–600 rpm. System can process usual pellet size of 1.5 x 1.5 mm or granular/powder materials. Split horizontally, barrel allows access to all parts in contact with material, while removable barrel liner facilitates cleaning and sterilization. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Micro Extruders accelerate changeover via modular design.

March 12, 2013

Available in 12, 16, and 19 mm barrel/screw sizes, Modular Micro Extruder with servo drive and pressure control provides versatility to change barrel and screw diameters and feed section geometry configurations. This accelerates product changeovers and thorough bare metal cleanouts. Suitable for medical device and pharmaceutical applications, extruder can achieve output volumes down to 125 g/hr using standard size pellet shapes and granules. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Blown Film Extruder features reverse air cooling.

July 20, 2012

Backdraft(TM) Extruder, suitable for blown film and plastic processing, has design that removes heat and air currents from extrusion area to optimize bubble stability and energy efficiency. Individual dampers are connected to common air plenum in machine base, which is in turn connected to single exhaust fan. When closed, dampers prevent energy loss through convection cooling. Air is drawn through heater's cooling fins when dampers open, and through exhaust system to allow reverse cooling. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Parallel Twin Screw Extruder features 75 mm screw dia.

July 12, 2012

Designed to accommodate full range of pipe diameters, TP75 offers high torque capability and throughput of up to 500 kg/hr. Extruding smaller products, machine offers minimal screw deflection to optimize homogeneity of melt, and is compatible with heat- and shear-sensitive materials including PVC, vinyl, and WPC. Unit includes air- and oil-cooled barrels, while optional gearbox oil quality monitoring and Torque Master® gearbox with internal oil cooling are available. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Key Filters Screen Changer works with low-viscosity materials.

April 12, 2012

Designed for filtering lower viscosity and elastomeric materials, KCH uses PLC to monitor extrusion pressure and accelerate reaction in order to move screen to keep extrusion pressure constant and uniform (varying as little as ±20 psi). Hydraulic puller action also accelerates reaction to disruptions caused by varying contaminant levels. Able to work with most thermoplastics and TPEs, leak-free screen changer uses continuous belt of high-tensile reverse Dutch weave filter media. Read More

Textile Industry Products, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Extrusion and Calendering Line handles pharmaceutical substances.

February 1, 2012

Featuring modular, customizable design, Pharmaceutical Melt Extrusion and Calendering Line includes Pharma Extruder WCF 0040PH, which continually processes substrate with active ingredients through melting, mixing, kneading, aerating, tempering, and forming stages. Mass is extruded to Pharma Calender BPK 0050, ensuring accurate forming of tablets by using dual rollers with forming cavities. Pharma Cooling Tunnel BCK 0050 cools by means of contact cooling from below transport belt. Read More