Feature article

Performance gains in twin screw extruders

7 March 2024


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The latest advances in twin screw extruder technology are focused on improving precision, productivity and sustainability through design features such as optimised processing elements, advanced sensors, and dynamic monitoring of parameters such as screw speed, temperature, and pressure. Energy efficiency has also become a key consideration with the latest machines including improved heat exchange systems and enhanced insulation to conserve energy while intelligent controls optimise power usage based on real-time processing conditions and adoption of machine learning algorithms.

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