This bestseller examines the main components of extruders used for processing thermoplastics, including drives, reducers, bearings, screws, dies, screens, heating and cooling systems, and instrumentation and control. Basic principles, polymer properties, applications, and analysis of processes are presented. Partial Contents: Extrusion Machinery. Process Analysis. Fundamental Principles. Polymer Properties. Applications. Extruder Screw Design. Die Design. Twin Screw Extruders. Troubleshooting.
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This comprehensive text on polymer extrusion covers machinery, theory, and practice. It is intended primarily for practicing polymer process engineers and chemists, but it also serves as an excellent text for those who have no previous experience in extrusion.About the Author:
Chris Rauwendaal, president of Rauwendaal Extrusion Engineering, Inc., (REE, Inc), has experience in a wide range of extrusion operations, including fiber spinning, film, sheet, tubing, medical tubing, pipe, and profile extrusion, co-extrusion, and reactive extrusion. Rauwendaal holds several patents in the field of polymer processing. He has worked on both practical and theoretical problems, such as screw-and-die design, trouble shooting, modeling and computer simulation, material analysis, and failure analysis.
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Book Description Hanser Publishers, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0029475007