Polymer Processing Systems
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Technology Centers and Lab Services

Nordson offers its polymer processing customers extensive laboratory, technology and training capabilities.

BKG® Technology and Training Center - Muenster, Germany 
Find out about the advantages and the potentials of modern underwater pelletizing for your particular product. With throughputs of up to 1200 kg/h it is possible to simulate production conditions. The trial data are registered, listed and evaluated by the most up-to-date means so that no question is left unanswered.

Technical Equipment

  • Gravimetric Dosing Units
  • Single and Twin Screw Extruders
  • Melt Pumps
  • Continuous / Discontinuous Screen Changers
  • Process Water Filtration and Pellets Pelletizing
  • Listing of the Measuring Results

 

EDI™ Technology Center and Process Labs - Chippewa Falls, WI USA
Extrusion processors and web converters can carry out product development and process testing without the high raw material costs and lost output of trial runs on their own commercial-scale equipment.

  • Extrusion Coating/Laminating & Cast Film Multi-Purpose Line
  • Cast Film Line Capabilities
  • Premier™ Coating Center
  • Six-Extruder Sheet Line Capabilities
  • Film Analysis Equipment

 

Xaloy® Technology and Training Centers - New Castle, PA and Hickory, NC USA
Our polymer laboratory and testing services include comprehensive process analysis for injection molding and extrusion as well as a fully equipped rheology lab, which enables our design engineers to test and analyze your materials’ viscosity, moisture content and melt density to best determine the correct design requirements the first time.

Material Testing Equipment

  • Dual Capillary Rheometer
  • Kayeness Melt Indexer
  • Omnimark Moisture Analyzer


Extrusion Analysis

  • 3.5” x 30:1 L/D Extruder; 2.5” Extruder
  • Accessory Equipment
  • Manual, Hydraulic & Continuous Screen Changers
  • Gear Pumps, Static Mixer
  • WRP & Strand Pelletizers
  • Una-Dyn Desiccant Dryer
  • Conair Chiller & Heat Exchanger
  • Vacuum Pyrolysis Cleaning Oven


Injection Molding - Process Equipment

  • 400 Ton Injection Press
  • Over a dozen molds available for various lab trials in our injection molding machines (IMM)
  • Capability of demonstrating the TwinShot® technology