The partnership between Greiner Tool.Tec GmbH, which makes plastics profile extrusion tooling, and extruder maker KraussMaffei Berstorff GmbH, is expanding into Eastern Europe and
The alliance has yielded customers around the world, with KM Bertstorff supplying Greiner with about 400 extruders since the partnership began in the mid-1990s.
Joint projects are being implemented in the
Greiner is based in
In other news, KraussMaffei Berstorff has developed a new screw to optimize PVC pipe extrusion, called HPG (for high performance geometry). Company engineers have eliminated atmos- pheric venting in the new 36D twin-screw extruders, so the extruder has only one venting zone. That design, combined with the HPG screw, allows the use of the entire length of the barrels.
Features include longer preheating and metering zones.
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