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Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.
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Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.

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...

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Micro Extruder suits medical fluoropolymer applications.
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Micro Extruder suits medical fluoropolymer applications.

Featuring reduction in minimum output rate andÂ- 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...

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Micro Extruders accelerate changeover via modular design.

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...

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Blown Film Extruder features reverse air cooling.
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Blown Film Extruder features reverse air cooling.

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...

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Colorite Europe Expands R&D Capability with New Investment of American Kuhne Extruder Line
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Colorite Europe Expands R&D Capability with New Investment of American Kuhne Extruder Line

Ashaway, RI - Colorite Europe - a Northern Ireland-based supplier of medical polymers to the global healthcare market - has stepped up its product development and R&D capability with the installation of a new hi-tech extruder line at its Belfast manufacturing facility. As part of its innovation-led strategy, Colorite Europe has tied up with American Kuhne to install a new Ultra Series 50mm, 24:1...

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American Kuhne, Inc. Supplies Miller EdgeInnovative Extruder, Helping Company Keep Their "Edge"
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American Kuhne, Inc. Supplies Miller EdgeInnovative Extruder, Helping Company Keep Their "Edge"

Ashaway, RI - American Kuhne recently supplied Miller Edge of West Grove, PA with a customized extruder that is designed to pivot 45 degrees about a fixed point to allow for in line or co-extrusion positioning. The Ultra 2.5 inch 24:1 L/D air-cooled extruder included a unique, custom feature that allows them to run it with an inline head or coex-crosshead by pivoting the extruder on specially...

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American Kuhne, Inc. and Teknor Apex Team up for First-Ever Extrusion Run of PVC-Free High Tolerance Medical Tubing, at up to 830 FT/Minute Line Speed

Teknor Apex's Medalist® Medical Elastomer Was Run on a Tubing Line at a Recent American Kuhne Open House Held on May 25th at American Kuhne in Ashaway, RI NEW YORK, June 7, 2011: At a recent American Kuhne Spring Open House, American Kuhne and Teknor Apex teamed up to display a PVC- free medical tubing line that ran at speeds up to 830 ft/min while processing Teknor Apex's Medalist®...

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Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Extruding Machines offer 3 quick-change options.

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...

Read More »
Micro Extruder suits medical fluoropolymer applications.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Micro Extruder suits medical fluoropolymer applications.

Featuring reduction in minimum output rate andÂ- 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...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Micro Extruders accelerate changeover via modular design.

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...

Read More »
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American Kuhne, Inc. Adds New Regional Sales Manager

American Kuhne, Inc., Ashaway, RI –Â- American Kuhne is pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Sprague to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the Midwest territory. His territory includes the following states: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and West Virginia. Due to increased volume the company is adding this position to better service its customers in that area.  ...

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American Kuhne, Inc. Announces New Addition to their Sales Team

American Kuhne has announced the appointment of Bernadette Marti to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the upper Midwest and Canadian markets. Ms. Marti will also be responsible for the sale of turnkey pipe and profile systems. Ms. Marti holds a degree in Finance and has over six years of extrusion equipment sales experience. Prior to joining American Kuhne, Ms. Marti held the position of...

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Blown Film Extruder features reverse air cooling.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Blown Film Extruder features reverse air cooling.

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...

Read More »
Colorite Europe Expands R&D Capability with New Investment of American Kuhne Extruder Line
Machinery & Machining Tools

Colorite Europe Expands R&D Capability with New Investment of American Kuhne Extruder Line

Ashaway, RI - Colorite Europe - a Northern Ireland-based supplier of medical polymers to the global healthcare market - has stepped up its product development and R&D capability with the installation of a new hi-tech extruder line at its Belfast manufacturing facility. As part of its innovation-led strategy, Colorite Europe has tied up with American Kuhne to install a new Ultra Series 50mm, 24:1...

Read More »
American Kuhne, Inc. Supplies Miller EdgeInnovative Extruder, Helping Company Keep Their "Edge"
Machinery & Machining Tools

American Kuhne, Inc. Supplies Miller EdgeInnovative Extruder, Helping Company Keep Their "Edge"

Ashaway, RI - American Kuhne recently supplied Miller Edge of West Grove, PA with a customized extruder that is designed to pivot 45 degrees about a fixed point to allow for in line or co-extrusion positioning. The Ultra 2.5 inch 24:1 L/D air-cooled extruder included a unique, custom feature that allows them to run it with an inline head or coex-crosshead by pivoting the extruder on specially...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

American Kuhne, Inc. and Teknor Apex Team up for First-Ever Extrusion Run of PVC-Free High Tolerance Medical Tubing, at up to 830 FT/Minute Line Speed

Teknor Apex's Medalist® Medical Elastomer Was Run on a Tubing Line at a Recent American Kuhne Open House Held on May 25th at American Kuhne in Ashaway, RI NEW YORK, June 7, 2011: At a recent American Kuhne Spring Open House, American Kuhne and Teknor Apex teamed up to display a PVC- free medical tubing line that ran at speeds up to 830 ft/min while processing Teknor Apex's Medalist®...

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