New mixing screw grows up.Randcastle Extrusion Systems Inc., Cedar Grove, N.J., has sold the first commercial-scale Recirculator Screw, a single screw with a novel intensive-mixing section (U.S. Patent 6,962,431 B1, issued Nov. 2005). The 4.5-in.-diam., 32:1 L/D L/D Labor and Delivery
L/D Lethal Dose
L/D Lift/Drag (ratio)
L/D Low Dynamic
L/D Loading / Discharging Rate (shipping) screw with three Recirculator sections was built by Xaloy in New Castle, Pa. Previously, the largest built was 2.5-in. diam.
The 4.5-in. version is used to reclaim barrier film of LDPE LDPE
low-density polyethylene and EVOH EVOH Ethylene Vinyl Alcohol Polymer (chemical industry) and extrude extrude /ex·trude/ (ek-strldbomacd´)
1. to force out, or to occupy a position distal to that normally occupied.
2. in dentistry, to occupy a position occlusal to that normally occupied. it into a profile. The processor previously used a conventional barrier screw, Egan spiral mixer, and a compatibilizer additive. Randcastle says its Recirculator screw makes the part with 98% fewer defects even without compatibilizer and zero defects with compatibilizer. Randcastle: (973) 239-1150 * PTDirect: 261SV