PRINT THIS POST A main function of roll compaction includes the removal of air between material particles to form a hard sheet of compact. When compacting with a twin feed screw design, the majority of materials can be processed efficiently. However, there are still some materials that cannot achieve efficient air removal with the
PRINT THIS POST A typical roll compaction system is configured with an initial feeding device, roll compactor, mill, screener, and conveyor. Material enters the compactor (via twin feed screw design), is formed into compact, milled, and screened to separate recycle from the final product. The fines & overs are blended with fresh feed and recycled
Print this Post The heart of any roll compaction process is the roll surface. It is common for system efficiency to unknowingly diminish overtime for a number of reasons - employee turn over (both operators & maintenance), changes to the equipment itself, and changes made to the upstream equipment. Gradual production
Print this Post How Old are the PLC Controls on your Roll Compactor/Mill? While you may have recently upgraded your HMI (touchscreen), it is important to understand that the PLC controls are the heart of your operation. This update is often overlooked due to high cost, however without these controls your
Print this Post IPA roll compactors and mills are durable machines built for long lasting run time. However, all machines require maintenance and often replacing of parts to continue producing optimum product quality and throughputs. Production rates can unknowingly decline over time from a process issue or deteriorating parts.Whether you are running a compactor
Print this Post Customers frequently ask the questions “when & how long is contract manufacturing best for my product? Is it cost effective?" There are many individual situations amongst companies with often individual answers, as each has a different/unique concern with their application. Here is a general guideline of initial questions to be considering.