C.W. Brabender Instruments Inc. said its Mini-Compounder TSE 12/36 is a miniature, co-rotating twin-screw extruder for new-product development.
The laboratory machine has an integrated drive with an output of 3.2 horsepower. It reaches speeds of up to 600 revolutions per minute. The clamshell barrel is divided horizontally and can be opened to allow visual assessment of individual processing steps, easy screw mounting and quick cleaning of the barrel, the South Hackensack, N.J.-based firm said.
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