Blow molders have a new, free online tool to help them solve a nettlesome regrind
issue: knowing when to start mixing it back in.
Recycled pellets based on regrind
material are an excellent alternative to virgin material for plastics processors.
Hygienic and easy to clean, the pallets are supported by a regrind
program that accepts their return at the end of their useful life.
Conventional rubber rolls typically need a regrind
every 1-3 years, but many companies delay or avoid what they regard as an unwanted chore.
Index the wheel toward the tool rest proper distance and regrind
Louth, Ireland, says that it is offering plastics producers new technology that focuses on combining standard processing requirements--accurate dosing and homogeneous material mixing--with a third critical component when processing regrind
and flake materials: material head pressure.
Pellets, micro-pellets, powders, liquids and regrind
are all accurately metered, while twin-screw feeders and special agitators are also available for non-free-flowing materials.
New Unison's Model 4100 Five-Axis CNC Grinder works unattended to automatically regrind
Pulverizer Blades, eliminating the expense of shipping them to a regrind
With increased demand from the consumer for environmentally-friendly products, M&H Plastics announced that it now offers post consumer regrind
in the production of plastic bottles and jars.
The Midwestern recycler says his company is also seeing less regrind
from manufacturers as they make an effort to put their resources to best use.
When the costs of regrind
and tool change are considered, as well as the burden of an additional tool waiting in inventory, the cost of ownership over grinding machines begins to take on a new perspective.
Available in three sizes, the granulators offer: interlocking double front doors for added safety and trouble-free cleanout, removable segmented "breaker" chambers for fast cleaning and access; double-sided bed comb with four cutting edges for extended life; hardened 8620 alloy steel cutters and combs for durability; innovative bed comb for improved regrind
quality and material feed; 360 adjustable feed chute to optimize regrind
of various shapes and sizes; dust-tight NEMA Type 12 enclosure; static resistant molded regrind