Super Brush LLC, which makes foam swabs and applicators for medical and dental markets, has purchased a turnkey extrusion line from American Kuhne Inc.
American Kuhne supplied an Ultra-series extruder with a high-performance Steward Barrier Screw. The extruder has a screw diameter of 1¾ inches and a length-to-diameter ratio of 24:1.
The extrusion line gives Super Brush the flexibility to produce a range of products, including polypropylene tubing and profiles, and heavy-wall tubes from high density polyethylene.
Super Brush makes more than 30,000 styles of foam swabs and applicators at its new factory in
“Our product has really grown and that has justified the purchase of a new dedicated extrusion line,” said engineering manager Brian Crawford.
“Because of the critical nature of our products and tight specifications called [for] by our customers, we did a lot of due diligence to make sure we had the right supplier.”
American Kuhne is based in
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