Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process Book

Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process


  • Author : Maria del Pilar Noriega E.
  • Publisher : Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
  • Release Date : 2019-10-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 366
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569907764

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Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process Excerpt :

Troubleshooting extrusion problems is one of the most challenging tasks in extrusion operations, requiring a good understanding of the extrusion process and the material properties, good instrumentation, good analysis tools, and a systematic and logical approach. This book addresses all issues crucial in extrusion troubleshooting. Additionally, it includes industrial case studies, richly illustrated with photographs and photomicrographs, used to provide exemplary approaches to efficient problem analysis and problem solving. The interconnectivity between the different relevant knowledge areas such as materials engineering, processing technology, and product development is emphasized. This revised third edition comprises a very significant update, with a great deal of new content, especially focusing on additional case studies as well as new sections on collection and interpretation of extrusion process data, rotational rheometry, the smartphone, how screw design can affect extruder performance, melt temperature variation, recent research on automatic optimization of extruder barrel temperatures, process signal analysis using Fast Fourier Transform, among other topics.

Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process Book

Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process


  • Author : Maria del Pilar Noriega E.
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-10-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 350
  • ISBN 10 : 1569907757

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Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process Excerpt :

Troubleshooting extrusion problems is one of the most challenging tasks in extrusion operations, requiring a good understanding of the extrusion process and the material properties, good instrumentation, good analysis tools, and a systematic and logical approach. This book addresses all issues crucial in extrusion troubleshooting. Includes industrial case studies, richly illustrated with photographs and photomicrographs, used to provide exemplary approaches to efficient problem analysis and problem solving. The interconnectivity between the different relevant knowledge areas such as materials engineering, processing technology, and product development is emphasized. The third edition comprises a very significant update, with around 50% more content, especially focusing on additional case studies.

Extrusion Book

Extrusion


  • Author : Harold F. Giles Jr
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2013-09-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 636
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437734829

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Extrusion Excerpt :

The second edition of Extrusion is designed to aid operators, engineers, and managers in extrusion processing in quickly answering practical day-to-day questions. The first part of the book provides the fundamental principles, for operators and engineers, of polymeric materials extrusion processing in single and twin screw extruders. The next section covers advanced topics including troubleshooting, auxiliary equipment, and coextrusion for operators, engineers, and managers. The final part provides applications case studies in key areas for engineers such as compounding, blown film, extrusion blow molding, coating, foam, and reprocessing. This practical guide to extrusion brings together both equipment and materials processing aspects. It covers basic and advanced topics, for reference and training, in thermoplastics processing in the extruder. Detailed reference data are provided on such important operating conditions as temperatures, start-up procedures, shear rates, pressure drops, and safety. A practical guide to the selection, design and optimization of extrusion processes and equipment Designed to improve production efficiency and product quality Focuses on practical fault analysis and troubleshooting techniques

Extrusion Problems Solved Book

Extrusion Problems Solved


  • Author : M N Riaz
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-11-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857095206

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Extrusion Problems Solved Excerpt :

Extrusion is widely used for the preparation of a variety of foodstuffs including breakfast cereals, snack food and pasta, as well as pet food and animal and aquaculture feed. Extrusion problems solved provides responses to more than 300 frequently asked questions about the process of food extrusion and the techniques and equipment involved, in a practical question-and-answer format. The book is divided into twelve chapters for ease of reference: the opening chapters concentrate on introductory queries and on different components of an extruder system, followed by two chapters that help the reader select the correct type of extruder for a product. Chapters five and six discuss the impact of factors such as protein content and particle size on the extrusion process, while the use of pre-conditioners is discussed in chapter seven. The latter part of the book discusses specific types of extruder and die and knife assemblies, followed by a chapter on issues relating to drying extruded food products. The final chapter offers practical guidelines and rules of thumb for the most common issues relating to food and feed extrusion. Written by two leading experts in the field, Extrusion problems solved is an essential reference source and troubleshooting guide for professionals working in food, pet food and feed extrusion. It will also be a valuable training resource for students of extrusion. Offers practical guidelines and rules of thumb for the most common food and feed extrusion problems Chapters concentrate on introductory queries, types of extruder and components of extruder systems, knife assemblies, the use of pre-conditioners and issues in drying extruded food products Provides responses to more than 300 frequently asked questions about the processes, equipment and techniques of food extrusion in a practical question-and-answer format

Update on Troubleshooting the PVC Extrusion Process Book

Update on Troubleshooting the PVC Extrusion Process


  • Author : Natamai Subramanian
  • Publisher : Smithers Rapra
  • Release Date : 2011-06-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847355515

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Update on Troubleshooting the PVC Extrusion Process Excerpt :

This comprehensive book on troubleshooting PVC extrusion contains information on a wide range of topics with the emphasis on compounding, additives and also giving the knowledge about the combination of woody materials with PVC to wood polymer composites (WPC) is gaining more and more attraction in USA and Europe and a wide range of commercial products are already available on the market, but the troubleshooting areas are not covered well.

Analyzing and Troubleshooting Single Screw Extruders Book

Analyzing and Troubleshooting Single Screw Extruders


  • Author : Gregory A. Campbell
  • Publisher : Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
  • Release Date : 2020-12-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 864
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569907856

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Analyzing and Troubleshooting Single Screw Extruders Excerpt :

Prior extrusion books are based on barrel rotation physics—this is the first book that focuses on the actual physics of the process—screw rotation physics. In the first nine chapters, theories and math models are developed. Then, these models are used to solve actual commercial problems in the remainder of the book. Realistic case studies are presented that are unique in that they describe the problem as viewed by a typical plant engineer and provide the actual dimensions of the screws. Overall, there is not a book on the market with this level of detail and disclosure. The new knowledge in this book will be highly useful for production engineers, technical service engineers working with customers, consultants specializing in troubleshooting and process design, and process researchers and designers that are responsible for processes that running at maximum rates and maximum profitability. The second edition is brought up to date with a significant amount of new content, as well as minor improvements and correction of errors throughout.The new content includes transfer lines, percolation theory, fillers, and several more case studies.

Handbook of Troubleshooting Plastics Processes Book

Handbook of Troubleshooting Plastics Processes


  • Author : John R. Wagner, Jr.
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-09-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118511206

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Handbook of Troubleshooting Plastics Processes Excerpt :

This handbook provides a framework for understanding how tocharacterize plastic manufacturing processes for use introubleshooting problems. The 21 chapters are authored bywell-known and experienced engineers who have specialized knowledgeabout the processes covered in this practical guide. From the Preface: “In every chapter, the process is described and the mostcommon problems are discussed along with the root causes andpotential technical solutions. Numerous case studies are providedthat illustrate the troubleshooting process. Mark A. Spalding,The Dow Chemical Company

Understanding Extrusion Book

Understanding Extrusion


  • Author : Chris Rauwendaal
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018-12-10
  • Genre: Plastics
  • Pages : 251
  • ISBN 10 : 156990698X

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Understanding Extrusion Excerpt :

"The book provides a practical understanding of basic information on extrusion in a way useful to readers without an engineering degree as well as to those new to the field. It is primarily written for extruder operators, supervisors, technical service personnel, and process engineers. Designed for on-the-job use, it guides the reader step by step through material issues, machinery, processing, and troubleshooting. This revised and extended third edition now also covers interpretation of extrusion process data, analysis of shrink void formation, dimensional variation by melt temperature fluctuations, efficient extrusion, grooved barrel extruder technology, and more. Contents: Extrusion Machinery Instrumentation and Control Complete Extrusion Lines Plastics and Their Properties Important in Extrusion How an Extruder Works How to Run an Extruder How to Troubleshoot Extrusion Problems New Developments in Extrusion and Methods to Increase Efficiency"--

Extrusion Book

Extrusion


  • Author : Harold F. Giles Jr
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2004-12-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815517115

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Extrusion Excerpt :

Why is it important to get to equilibrium and how long does it take? Are there problems running polypropylene profiles on a single screw extruder? Does the job involve compounding color concentrates on a corotating twin screw extruder? This unique reference work is designed to aid operators, engineers, and managers in quickly answering such practical day-to-day questions in extrusion processing. This comprehensive volume is divided into 7 Parts. It contains detailed reference data on such important operating conditions as temperatures, start-up procedures, shear rates, pressure drops, and safety. This reference is a practical guide to extrusion bringing together both the equipment and materials processing aspects. It provides basic and advanced topics about the thermoplastics processing in the extruder, for reference and training. Parts 1 û 3, emphasize the fundamentals, for operators and engineers, of polymeric materials extrusion processing in single and twin screw extruders. Parts 4 û 7 treat advanced topics including troubleshooting, auxiliary equipment, and coextrusion for operators, engineers, and managers. Extensive applications in Part 7 cover such contemporary areas as compounding, blown film, extrusion blow molding, coating, foam, and reprocessing. Each chapter includes review topics.

Basics of Troubleshooting in Plastics Processing Book

Basics of Troubleshooting in Plastics Processing


  • Author : Muralisrinivasan Natamai Subramanian
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-04-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 1118071719

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Basics of Troubleshooting in Plastics Processing Excerpt :

The Basics of Troubleshooting in Plastics Processing is a condensed practical guide that gives the reader a broad introduction to properties of thermoplastics plastics, additives, the major processes (extrusion, injection molding, rotational molding, blow molding, and thermoforming), as well as troubleshooting. The main goal is to provide the plastics processor with an improved understanding of the basics by explaining the science behind the technology. Machine details are minimized as the emphasis is on processing problems and the defects in an effort to focus on basic root causes to problems and how to solve them. The book’s framework is troubleshooting in plastics processing because of the importance it has to the eventual production of high quality end products. Each chapter contains both practical and detailed technical information. This basic guide provides state-of-the-art information on: Processing problems and defects during manufacturing Plastics materials, their properties and characterization The plastics processing techniques Plastics additives Troubleshooting of the 5 main plastics processes References for further reading

Blown Film Extrusion Book

Blown Film Extrusion


  • Author : Kirk Cantor
  • Publisher : Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
  • Release Date : 2019-01-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569907658

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Blown Film Extrusion Excerpt :

From hardware and materials through processing and properties, a broad coverage of blown film extrusion is presented. A primary objective of this book is to ensure a useful balance of theory and practice. The reader will find the answers to why they encounter certain effects in the blown film process so that they are better able to troubleshoot and improve their operations. At the same time, current practices and equipment are emphasized to keep readers up-to-date with the most productive and efficient technology. The companion computer-based learning tool, The Blown Film Extrusion Simulator, is provided to enhance the reader’s understanding. This software was developed specifically to teach blown film extrusion equipment operation and processing principles, and is available for download. Throughout this book, exercises using the simulator are described to complement the methods and principles explained. New in this third edition is a chapter on polymer rheology, with an overview of the rheology of polymer melts and its effect on extruding blown film. Additionally, improvements and corrections have been made throughout the book. Contents: ? Materials for Blown Film ? Polymer Rheology ? Extrusion Overview ? Hardware for Blown Film ? Processing ? Coextrusion ? Film Properties ? Troubleshooting

Polymer Extrusion Book

Polymer Extrusion


  • Author : Chris Rauwendaal
  • Publisher : Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG
  • Release Date : 2014-01-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 950
  • ISBN 10 : 9781569905395

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Polymer Extrusion Excerpt :

Initially published "to bridge the gap between theory and practice in extrusion," this 5th edition of Polymer Extrusion continues to serve the practicing polymer engineer and chemist, providing the theoretical and the practical tools for successful extrusion operations. In its revised and expanded form, it also incorporates the many new developments in extrusion theory and machinery over the last years. Contents · Different Types of Extruders · Extruder Hardware · Instrumentation and Control · Fundamental Principles · Important Polymer Properties · Functional Process Analysis · Extruder Screw Design · Die Design · Twin Screw Extruders · Troubleshooting Extruders · Modeling and Simulation of the Extrusion Process

Advances in Food Extrusion Technology Book

Advances in Food Extrusion Technology


  • Author : Medeni Maskan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439815212

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Advances in Food Extrusion Technology Excerpt :

A fresh view of the state-of-the-art, Advances in Food Extrusion Technology focuses on extruder selection, extrudate development, quality parameters, and troubleshooting in the 21st century extrusion process. In particular, the book:Introduces the history, nomenclature, and working principles of extrusion technologyPresents an overview of various t

SPC   Statistical Process Control in Extrusion Book

SPC Statistical Process Control in Extrusion


  • Author : Chris Rauwendaal
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993-01
  • Genre: Chemical process control
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 3446162445

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SPC Statistical Process Control in Extrusion Excerpt :

Statistical process control has become an indispensable tool for improving productivity and quality in plastics manufacturing. This book teaches both the principles of statistical process control and extrusion process technology in an integrated manner. It is intended to help introduce the advances of SPC in extrusion operations and to show how extrusion machinery should be configured to achieve the best performance most efficiently. The book is for all people working in the polymer processing industry, especially those involved in extrusion operations. The mathematics is kept to a minimum, with the exception of a final chapter on advanced statistical techniques. An extensive glossary and comprehensive index are included, and the book contains tables and listings of available software packages. The author, Chris Rauwendaal, is the author of the well-known and widely used guide Polymer Extrusion (Hanser Publishers, 1986).

Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process Book

Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process


  • Author : Maria del Pilar Noriega Escobar
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Plastics
  • Pages : 194
  • ISBN 10 : 3446422447

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Troubleshooting the Extrusion Process Excerpt :

Troubleshooting extrusion problems is one of the most challenging tasks for everyone involved in extrusion operations. It requires a good understanding of the extrusion process, knowledge of the material properties, good instrumentation, good analysis tools, and a systematic and logical approach. This book addresses all issues crucial in extrusion troubleshooting. In addition, industrial case studies, richly illustrated with photographs and photomicrographs, are used to provide exemplary approaches to efficient problem analysis and problem solving.