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Feedscrew and Design Truths for Improved Longevity, Part III
In part III of the Feedscrew and Design Truths for Improved Longevity series, we discuss how surface treatments or screw coatings can be used to improve screw wear.
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Feedscrew and Design Truths for Improved Longevity, Part II
In Part II of the Feedscrew and Design Truths for Improved Longevity blog series, this blog will cover the importance of the feedscrew materials of construction.
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Feedscrew and Design Truths for Improved Longevity, Part I
There are three types of feedscrew wear: abrasive, adhesive and corrosive. Depending on the polymers you process, these types of wear can be costly and frustrating. Read more about the causes and solutions we suggest at Davis-Standard.
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Troubleshooting the Drive and Motor
You begin to notice motor speed issues, loud noises or see high-load readings for the drive. What’s going on and where do you begin? Our expert provides troubleshooting advice for your extruder, read here to learn more.
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Smart Options for Automotive Tubing
New uses for plastic tubes are showing up under the hood. The changes are coming at a steady pace. Are you ready to respond to new demands coming from tier-one suppliers?
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Chill Roll Cleaning – Part Two
Part two of the chill roll series provides tips for care of rubber covered rolls as well as grinding and maintenance.
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Chill Roll Cleaning – Part One
Discover our tips and tricks for roll maintenance to maximizing cast film and extrusion coating equipment performance and longevity.
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When Traditional Feedscrew Removal Fails…
Alternative feedscrew removal options when traditional methods do not work.
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The “911” for Feedscrew Removal
10-steps applicable to feedscrew removal for most Davis-Standard extruders using a feedscrew jack
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SMART Solutions = Better Processing
Are you taking advantage of extrusion monitoring solutions and capabilities? SMART Technology helps to harness cost-savings while maintaining quality and competitiveness.
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