Low Pressure Extruder - New Never UsedInquire About This ProductItem #: 5451
Manufacturer: Hosokawa Bepex
We just uncrated this machine, it was never used. It is used for low pressure extrusion for the production of pellets from a viscous matrix. All contact parts are 316 stainless steel. It comes with two 316 stainless steel extrusion screens 2mm dia x 1.2mm thick.
The description from the documentation says the following:
Products with loose structure, large surface and good forming properties are produced with this machine. The product consists of a paste of low flow characteristics and low moisture content.
The product to be processed is transported by the inlet into the machine. In the product area of the machine two rotors work in the opposite directions to each other. The upper 2 arm rotor with an angle rotor and addtional stirrers mixes and conveys the material down. The lower 3 arm rotor is equipped with curved arms and rotor knives. Through the 3 arm rotor the product is compressed and forced through a cylindrical screen basket. The diameter of the granules results from the perforation diameter in the screen basket.