Co-rotating Twin Screw Underwater Pelletizing Compounding Line
CK-HT series Co-rotating Twin Screw Underwater Pelletizing Compounding Extrusion Line is designed especially for compounding materials with high viscosity, low MI, or difficulty to be shaped. The extrusion line can be applied to a wide range of materials and applications.
TPU, TPE, TPV, TPR, PP, PS, PLA, PVA, SEBS, EVA, Rubber, Hot-melt adhesive, Special resin, and Micro pellet, etc.
How it works :
①Hopper ➜ ②Loss-in-weight feeder ➜ ③Side feeder ➜ ④Extruder ➜ ⑤Underwater pelletizing system ➜ ⑥Centrifugal dryer ➜ ⑦Vibrating screening unit ➜ ⑧Storage tank
The raw materials are fed into hopper and then enter into plastic extruder via loss-in-weight feeder. The additives are fed into extruder by side feeder. The materials are melted, kneaded, and extruded by plastic extruder. The extruded melts are cut into pellets by underwater pelletizing machine. Since the cutting chamber is completely filled with process water, the melts are immersed in water as they come out from the die holes. The pellets are cooled and transported by water to downstream drying and screening units to become finished pellets.
Loss-in-weight feeder is a gravimetric metering device that provides upstream materials a stable, even, and accurate feeding to plastic extrusion machine. The feeder receives constant feedback from weighing device to ensure that each batch of materials are delivered in precise amount.
CYKF provides different types of loss-in-weight feeders, including single screw, twin screw, and models for liquids. Various sizes and configurations are available to satisfy wide applications.
The side feeder has self-cleaning function, it can stabilize process of material feeding.
The screw zones of conveying, melting, mixing, compressing, venting, and vacuum are designed according to customers’ material formulations. From steel selection, machining accuracy to quality management, we have strict standard procedures to make sure the good quality and lifetime of these key components.
The die material and mold runner must be selected and designed according to the physical properties and characteristics of plastics to avoid occurrences of uneven material flow rate, retention, excessive molding pressure, in-mold temperature increase, decomposition and carbonization or other situations that may damage material properties of plastics. The die is equipped with pressure gauge to monitor production conditions.
Underwater pelletizing system
The die face of extruder is immersed in water. When melts exit the die holes, they are immediately cut into pellets by rotating knives, and cooled also transported by water to downstream equipment. It is especially suitable for materials with low viscosity, sticky, and difficult to shape. The special design of the rotary cutter is able to bring excellent cutting performance. It is quiet and durable, it can not only be applied to most plastics, but also in different applications, e.g., compounding and coloring.
The equipment belongs to the downstream process of underwater pelletizing system. It is to remove surface moisture on the cooled plastic pellets. By eliminating the moisture, a better quality of the pellets can be obtained.
Vibrating screening unit
The machine body is made by stainless steel, it can filter out different sizes of pellets and also remove dust on pellet surfaces.
The storage tank is the important device of the extrusion systems. It is made by stainless steel and has different capacities for choice. Big bag filling machine or bagging machine are also available on requirements.
1. Operator friendly
The co-rotating twin screw underwater pelletizing compounding extrusion line operates virtually automatically. No additional manpower is needed. Every step of the production process, from dosing, extruding, pelletizing to dehumidifying, all adjusted synchronously to maximize operation convenience.
2. High throughput
Our strong mechanism and plastic materials background enable us to design the specific screw and barrel for extruder to achieve excellent mixing behavior. The plastic extrusion machine brings high quality plastic pellets and higher throughput to let customers have a rapid return on investment.
3. One-stop-shop service
CYKF integrates complete plastic extrusion lines for customers. For the various demands of compounding, we provide integration and configurations of auxiliary equipment to solve customers’ problems, e.g., twin screw dosing feeder and side feeder. Our services range from equipment consulting, integration, installation, and maintenance. We make your work easier and quicker.
4. Durable and steady
Thanks to our strict policy in product quality that makes our extrusion lines durable and steady, some lines are still operating at customers' site even it has been in operation for more than 20 years. The equipment built by CYKF has won affirmation and praises from global users.
5. Diverse options
There are 6 models of our CK-HT series. Different outputs and combination of pelletizing systems or auxiliary equipment are available. Please contact us immediately for more product information.
|Screw Diameter (mm)||32||42||58||71||80||92|
|L / D Ratio||41||44||48||48||48||48|
|Main Motor (kW)||18||55||132||200||250||450|
|Output (kg/hr)||20 - 80||60 - 150||150 - 300||250 - 500||350 - 600||500 - 850|
*Above data is based on TPU. Actual output depends on different materials.
*All specifications, design and characteristics shown above are subject to change without prior notice.