Superzoo 2022 – Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, NV August 23 – 25

North America’s Largest Pet Retail Event Akron, OH – Diamond America attending Superzoo 2022. Diamond America Sales Engineer, Greg Ferlito, will be walking the floor next week at SuperZoo in Las Vegas. SuperZoo is one of the largest gatherings for the pet industry. It’s always great to see what is new in the industry and spend some time with our valued customers. If you would like to talk about what Diamond America Extrusion can do […]

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quick changeover extruder design

Diamond America’s Quick Changeout Extruders

Are You Using A Quick Changeout Extruder Design? Akron, OH – If you’re looking for efficiency with simple changeouts that provide more run time, you should consider using a Diamond America Quick Changeout extruder design. Our Quick Changeout extruders are built with the quality and reliability you’ve come to expect with Diamond America extrusion equipment … with the added benefit of efficient, accurate and repeatable changeovers. Quick Changeout extruders provide a quicker and simpler way to assemble

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Before and After Die Simulation

Extrusion Die Design Series – #3

Case Study:  Flow Simulation Helps Flea Collar Manufacturer Problem Customer’s die geometry was experiencing difficulty providing a uniform product. Customer noted some uneven product flow during extrusion. Objective Provide customer a design which would optimize flow and product uniformity. Process Using our CFD flow simulation software, we first analyzed the customer’s existing die design and studied the flow of material through the die. Flow simulation revealed uneven flow velocities i.e., dissimilar product flow. Original Die

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Diamond America die flow simulation

Extrusion Die Design Series – #2

Simulate flow conditions and adjust geometry for optimal flow with Diamond America’s CFD software. In our first Die Design blog post, we outlined the rich heritage of Akron Tool & Die (ATD) and the beginning of “That’s An Akron Part” – known to many in the industry as ATD’s quality and precision in die making. After purchasing the assets of Akron Extruders and rebranding as Diamond America, the organization combined manufacturing and engineering under one

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Diamond America gets baked goods customer out of a sticky situation

New extruder with custom feeder design helps a baked goods manufacturer out of a sticky situation Akron, OH – “Drew and the Diamond America team worked very quickly to replace our existing extruder which was continually overheating. We sent two shipments of dough to Diamond America for testing in their lab. The first test provided proof of concept of the ability to extrude the desired shape at a higher output rate. The test also confirmed

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