Micro extruder targets booming medical applications


American Kuhne (Ashaway, RI) is leveraging its custom engineering capabilities to target fast-growing micro extrusion applications in the medical market.

The company showed the first micro extruder for the American market at MD&M West last month in Anaheim, CA.

The new Modular Micro Extruder is available in 12-, 16-, and 19-mm barrel/screw sizes and can achieve output volumes as low as 125 g/hr while still using standard size pellet shapes and granules. That's about half the best rate previously possible....
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