Borouge, a polyolefins supplier based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, has ordered a new pipe extrusion line from KraussMaffei Berstorff of Hanover, Germany.
The package includes the KME 60-36 B/R single-screw extruder, the KM-RKW 3 2 and KM-RKW 33 pipe heads, and downstream components for making pipe in the diameter range of a half-inch to 2.5 inches.
The line is equipped with two pipe heads to ensure a quick and flexible product change.
Borouge will use the extrusion line in the laboratory in its new innovation center. More than 50 international researchers and engineers will focus on innovations for compounding and work with local and international educational institutions such as the Petroleum Institute of Abu Dhabi, to develop polymer science in the UAE.
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