Understanding Extrusion 2E

Copyright: 2010
ISBN: 9781569904534
Softcover: 250 pages
$99.99 (US)


Extrusion Machinery. Instrumentation and Control and Extrusion Lines. Complete Extrusion Lines. Plastics and Properties Important in Extrusion. How an Extruder Works. How to Run an Extruder. How to Troubleshoot Extrusion Problems.


This book presents basic information on extrusion and is accessible to professionals without an engineering degree. Written for extruder operators, supervisors, and technical service professionals, trouble shooting guidelines are incorporated in the appendices.

Author Info:

Rauwendaal, C.

Chris Rauwendaal, president of Rauwendaal Extrusion Engineering, Inc., (REE, Inc), has experience in a wide range of extrusion operations, including fiber spinning, film, sheet, tubing, medical tubing, pipe, and profile extrusion, co-extrusion, and reactive extrusion. Rauwendaal holds several patents in the field of polymer processing. He has worked on both practical and theoretical problems, such as screw-and-die design, trouble shooting, modeling and computer simulation, material analysis, and failure analysis.