How The Right Extruder Can Affect Catalyst Properties

Posted On: Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Catalyst Size & Shape The size and shape of catalysts can have a major effect on how much activity they produce and how effective they are at their jobs overall. Particle size, in particular, can increase activity or create pressure drops, which can not only affect the outcome of the reaction but they also can […]

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Extruder Types And Key Industry Capabilities

Posted On: Thursday, December 20, 2018

What Can Extruders Do? To put it simply, just about anything. Extruders are a key component of the manufacturing process, so when combined with feeding, cutting, de-airing and other forms of equipment, they can create everything from pet treats to hydrocolloid used for colonoscopy bags. Let’s explore the most common types of extruder machines and […]

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What Is An Extruder, And Does Our Company Need One?

Posted On: Thursday, October 11, 2018

What Is An Extruder? To understand what an extruder is, we must first know what the process of extrusion is. Extrusion is when a material, usually pellets, dry powder, rubber, plastic, metal bar stock or even food is heated and pushed through a die. A die is essentially a mold that shapes the material as […]

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Basic Theoretical Factors in Extrusion Augers

Posted On: Tuesday, August 7, 2018

If you take a bolt, having a nut on it, and revolve the bolt, in a fixed axis, both the bolt and the nut revolve. Then, if you hold the nut with a wrench, and revolve the bolt, in the proper direction, the nut will travel forward and fall off the end of the bolt. […]

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