Leistritriz 50mm twin screw compounding extruder with a 40:1 L/D ratio. Screws are co-rotating and inter-meshing at a 42″ center-line height. Feed entrance is 3″ x 3″. Barrel is electrically heated and water cooled and consists of ten (10) barrel sections including feed, top vent, side feed, and seven (7) closed sections. Screws and barrel sections were replaced in 2016. Eisenbeiss gearbox was replaced in 2015 and is direct driven by a 54 KW (72 HP) A/C motor with Emerson Quantum III control. Gearbox is rated at 2 x 600 newton meters. Free standing control panel with eleven (11) zones of temperature controls that also houses the drive control and operator controls. Package includes Leistritz side feeder with twin screws and 1.5 kw drive and 2.2 kw water centrifugal vacuum pump with micron technology filter. Pulled from service in March of 2021. Last used for compounding LDPE. 460V/3ph/60Hz. 250 amp main disconnect.
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