Share

Re-cycling lightweight coating materials increases profitability

Re-cycling lightweight coating materials increases profitability

New screw geometry and re-assessment of the screw profile in Baker Perkins’ twin-screw powder coating extruders can lead to an increase of up to 30% more throughput on lightweight materials.

These developments address a long-term problem restricting production capacity on low bulk density materials. Depending on the efficiency of the grinding system, materials such as fines can constitute up to 30% of output.

Some companies simply discard fines; others incur the cost of re-processing them at lower throughputs. Re-cycling these materials does not affect the properties of the powder coating, so the ability to reprocess them leads to a significant increase in the profitability of a line.

The developments also enable top-feeding to be used instead of side-feeding, reducing capital cost and floor space. The new system can be retrofitted to machines with either top- or side-feeding, and existing side-feed machines can easily be converted to top-feeding.

Baker Perkins manufactures a range of twin-screw extruders for powder coating, from the MP24PC for small batch and laboratory applications, to the MP80PC for outputs up to 2,900 kg/hour.

Read more

MP24 - MP80 Twin Screw Production Extruders

Baker Perkins’ powder coatings extrusion technology

Contact Us

   

Contact Form

Office Locations

Baker Perkins Worldwide

Latest News

We have a UK #vacancy for a Senior Quality Engineer at our Peterborough facility: for full details, see… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

22 December 2020

We have a new UK #vacancy for a Production Engineer (Fabricator) at our Peterborough facility; full details can be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

18 December 2020

Join Rob Francis and Chris Dodd at @amsocbaking’s webinar on Wednesday, December 16th, 12 to 1pm ET. Rob and Chris… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

14 December 2020

The first ServoForm Mini depositing system to offer continuous automatic production has been delivered to a custome… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

10 December 2020

Join our friends @RousselotFi at Food ingredients Europe Connect (@Fi_FiEurope) tomorrow to learn more about how gu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

24 November 2020

Schenck Process Group completes the acquisition of Baker Perkins: bakerperkins.com/news/schenck-p… https://t.co/AcVd0WaT8e

17 November 2020