Book Catch-up: Understanding Extrusion
Everything you always wanted to know about the basics of extrusion. Find out what is new in the 3rd edition!
The book provides a practical understanding of basic information on extrusion in a way useful to readers without an engineering degree as well as to those new to the field. It is primarily written for extruder operators, supervisors, technical service personnel, and process engineers. Designed for on-the-job use, it guides the reader step by step through material issues, machinery, processin, and troubleshooting.
This revised and extended third edition now also covers interpretation of extrusion process data, analysis of shrink void formation, dimensional variation by melt temperature fluctuations, efficient extrusion, grooved barrel extruder technology, and more.
Chris Rauwendal’s Understanding Extrusion
- Extrusion Machinery
- Instrumentation and Control
- Complete Extrusion Lines
- Plastics and Their Properties Important in Extrusion
- How an Extruder Works
- How to Run an Extruder
- How to Troubleshoot Extrusion Problems
- New Developments in Extrusion and Methods to Increase Efficiency
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