Cold Feed Extruder Venting

Cold Feed Extruder Venting for Continuous Production

Diamond America is pleased to introduce our first cold feed extruder with a vented barrel. Formerly, venting in a cold feed extruder was achieved by removing a batch of extrudate into a hopper or chute and pulling a vacuum on the material for a calculated period of time. Borrowing from the thermal plastics process, internal venting has been implemented to effectively pull a vacuum on the material while it is still in the extruder barrel. […]

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