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Compounds reinforced with natural fibers are said to be a cheap, lightweight and ecologically sound alternative to conventional compounds. In cooperation with the bio-process engineering department of Hannover University of Applied Sciences, this company has developed a twin-screw extruder concept for the production of natural fiber compounds. These natural fibers can be directly processed without any energy-intensive pre-drying. The patented Multi-Process-Elements (MPE MPE
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) used for this purpose are said to ensure particularly gentle and cost-effective incorporation of natural fibers. In addition, the MPEs allow the line to be tailored to the moisture content of the material to be processed, from wood flour Wood flour is finely pulverized wood that has a consistencey fairly equal to sand, but can vary considerably, with particles ranging in size from a fine powder to roughly the size of a grain of rice.  or wood fibers up to flax flax, common name for members of the Linaceae, a family of annual herbs, especially members of the genus Linum, and for the fiber obtained from such plants. The flax of commerce (several varieties of L.  and hemp hemp, common name for a tall annual herb (Cannabis sativa) of the family Cannabinaceae, native to Asia but now widespread because of its formerly large-scale cultivation for the bast fiber (also called hemp) and for the drugs it yields. . A further advantage is said to be that, thanks to the direct processing of the natural fibers without pre-drying, the risk of explosion is eliminated at the same time, according to according to
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 the company. The polymer is introduced into the feed zone by means of gravimetric metering systems and melted in the plasticizing section. The natural fibers are supplied via downstream side feeders. (Berstorff GmbH)
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Publication:Rubber World
Date:Aug 1, 2007
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