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Coperion and Coperion K-Tron to Exhibit at Plastimagen 2017

Oct 24, 2017

Twin screw extruder STS 35 Mc^11 with high accuracy feeder and strand pelletizer

Sewell, NJ, USA, October 2017 – At this year’s Plastimagen 2017 (November 7-10, Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City, Booth #2330, USA Pavilion, Hall B) Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, is presenting a representative of its first-class twin screw extruder series STS Mc^11 with a screw diameter of 35 mm.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Patented Single-Point Concentricity Feature Steals Show at Wire & Cable Expo

May 18, 2017

Guill Exhibits at Interwire 2017, Manufacturers Look to Partner to Maximize ROI

Atlanta, Georgia: Rhode Island-based Guill Tool & Engineering Company exhibited at the 87th annual Interwire 2017 from May 9-11. According to The Wire Association International, Inc., the expo includes exhibiting companies, speakers, and visitors from more than 50 countries.

“Our booth was packed... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Upgrades Expand Film Capabilities at Mid South Extrusion

Mar 24, 2017

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) – The installation of a new 6-inch (150mm) Davis-Standard extruder and strategic line upgrades have enabled Mid South Extrusion of Monroe, Louisiana, to improve throughputs while delivering a broader slate of HDPE procession options. The modernizations were made to an existing Davis-Standard blown film line that has been in continuous operation for nearly 30 years. Mid... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Super-G® Extruders feature carbide-lined barrels.

Mar 10, 2017

Available in SGHS3000-36D and SGHS3000-42D models, Super-G® Extruders come with oversized feed section, feed hopper, delivery chute and tramp metal protection. SGHS3000-36D and SGHS3000-42D are equipped with 500 hp motor with 1000 rpm and 600 hp motor with 1200 rpm respectively. Extruders are designed in 5.3m x 1.4m compact footprint. Super-G® Extruders are used in processing poly... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Micro Medical Extrusion Tool offers 360° of adjustment.

Feb 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.

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Materials & Material Processing

800 Series Hybrid Extrusion Tool reduces stagnation.

Jan 18, 2017

Eliminating weld lines in materials through patented overlapping technology, 800 Series Hybrid Extrusion Tools reduce propensity for errors caused by gels breaking through thin wall, weld lines and process variations. Featuring common deflector bore, product produces consistent finished product. Reducing sensitivity to changes in viscosity and in line speed, unit offers low residence time and... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Schenck Process Awarded Processing Magazine’s Breakthrough Product of the Year

Dec 08, 2016

Schenck Process announces that its SAE (Supplied Air Extruder) Hood was named the Processing Magazine 2016 Breakthrough Product of the Year. The decision to award Schenck Process was based on the product’s innovative design and industry leading technology in pneumatic conveying systems for pet food and food manufacturing.

The SAE Hood is a key component of the Schenck Process high... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Milacron Continues to Innovate, New High Output Extruders and Sheet Extrusion Lines for Polyolefins

Nov 30, 2016

CINCINNATI - Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announced its entry into the polyolefin sheet extrusion market.

Polyolefins make up the highest volume of thermoplastic products in the world and uses range from rigid materials to industrial food packaging and waterproof film. Research and development are... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

DSG-Canusa Adds Davis-Standard Thermatic® Extruders to China Operation

Nov 09, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) – DSG-Canusa Polymer Technologies Company recently augmented their tubing operation in China with the purchase of two Davis-Standard Thermatic® extruders. The extruders, installed last summer, are being used for processing premium heat shrink tubing to support automotive, electrical/utility and electronics markets. In a highly competitive Chinese extruder market,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Global Silicone Materials Manufacturer Bluestar Silicones and Extrusion Leader Graham Engineering Corporation Partner for Medical Tubing Testing and Development

Oct 03, 2016

The collaboration of equipment, materials, and expertise is intended to advance the development and testing of medical and pharmaceutical grade silicone tubing YORK, PA, U.S.A., September 21, 2016: Graham Engineering Corporation and Bluestar Silicones jointly announced today that Graham Engineering Corporation will lend equipment, including an American Kuhne 1.5” ULTRA RS silicone lab extruder,... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Coextrusion Feedblock fine-tunes individual layers.

Sep 30, 2016

With EDI™ Ultraflow™ V-T Feedblock, processors of film, sheet, and coatings can fine-tune individual layers as well as accommodate changes in layer ratio, and adjust tuning system without removing feedblock from production line. Flow channel widths range from 2–7 in., depending on width of product to be extruded. Larger volume feedblock channels reduce shear stress and interfacial... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard's dsX flex-pack(TM) Proves Valuable to Global Extrusion Coating Market

Sep 30, 2016

Davis-Standard’s dsX flex-pack Proves Valuable to Global Extrusion Coating Market Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard’s dsX flex-pack line for extrusion coating continues to gain momentum among processors worldwide. Recent installations in Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and China have proven the concept of this versatile machine with short installation and commissioning times. Since being... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard At International Elastomer Conference, Booth #706

Sep 22, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard, LLC will promote the company’s full range of elastomer extrusion technology during the International Elastomer Conference, Booth #706, on October 11th-13th, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Davis-Standard will discuss its DSREV rubber extruder with a model 2000 crosshead and Uth rollex® 70 gear pump/strainer system with a two-roll feeder (TRF). Davis-Standard... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Extruder Exemplifies Versatility with Quick Screw Exchange Technology

Sep 06, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - A 3.5-inch (90mm) extruder being exhibited by Davis-Standard during K will showcase engineering updates such as a new extruder frame, innovative feedscrew design and quick screw exchange (QSE) technology. This specific extruder is designed for high temperature processes up to 300 degrees Celsius and those requiring specialty copolymer resins for film, coating, adhesion and... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard to Promote dsX(TM) Product Line at K 2016

Aug 12, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard’s popular dsX™ systems for converting applications will be promoted during K 2016 in Hall 16, Booth A43. There has been a positive industry response to these adaptable machines for extrusion coating, cast film and blown film processes due to a competitive advantage in price, performance and delivery. Following is a brief summary of each. The dsX... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing

Reading Bakery Systems Adds Expanded Snack System to Science and Innovation Center

Aug 11, 2016

ROBESONIA, PA, – Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of baking and process systems for the global food industry, has added an automated expanded snack system to its Science Innovation Center in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. The installed expanded snack system allows real-world production of a wide variety of expanded snacks from corn, rice and other cereal... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gauge Profiler offers extended lip-adjusting stroke.

Aug 03, 2016

Retrofittable on existing dies, EDI™ Autoflex VI-E provides automatic gauge control of film and coatings. Unit is capable of correcting for changes in throughput, line speed, target thickness, and other process parameters, often without need for manual intervention. Lip adjusters include thermally actuated copper alloy translators that are linked to computer-controlled downstream gauge monitor.... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

"Driven by innovation" - in Terms of Flexible and Customer-specific Solutions

Jul 11, 2016

“In our new motto ‘driven by innovation’ we combine individual services, modern and high-quality equipment and solutions for questions like energy efficiency and industry 4.0 that are currently particularly important to the sector. We are sure that with this we will maintain our position as a technology leader in the extrusion industry at this year’s K,” emphasizes the CEO of the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

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

Jun 28, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 9 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 rolled... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Thermatic® Extruders Support Maxi-Blast Expansion

Jun 24, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - Longtime Davis-Standard customer Maxi-Blast, Inc. recently installed six Davis-Standard Thermatic® extruders at its new 40,000 square foot facility in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is the latest extruder addition for Maxi-Blast, whose chairman and CEO Robert Donaldson has been purchasing Davis-Standard extruders since founding the company in 1981. Donaldson built... Read More