“Compounding & Devolatilization in the Twin Screw Extruder” — April 4, 2014
Twin screw extruders (TSEs) continuously mix bioplastics with modifiers, fillers, additives and other polymers to increases product functionality. The heart of the TSE is its’ screws and barrels, the “process section.” Feeders set the rate and formulation percentages to the TSE.
On April 21 members of the SPI Bioplastics Council visited lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Left to right: Keith Edwards of BASF, Edwin Tam of Teknor Apex, Carol Casarino of DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers and Frederic Scheer of Cereplast.