Customers of Bangalore, India-based extruder maker Steer Engineering Pvt. Ltd. now can design their compounding extruder online at www.sigmalinesix.com.
A monthly subscription fee gives access to the design program, said Wayne Stagner, president and CEO of SteerAmerica Inc., the company's U.S. operation in Uniontown, Ohio. He said the service includes hundreds of screw elements in online libraries. Users can build an extruder and keep records of the design.
Stagner described the service at SteerAmerica's booth at the recent Antec conference in Boston.
In other news, Stagner said that Steer developed a version of its lab-sized Omicron 12 extruder aimed at the pharmaceutical sector.
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