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Twin-screw extruder manufacturer USEON equips a new 70,000-ton PP pelletizing line with a BKG® underwater pelletizer

2020-01-13

USEON Cites the New Production Line as a Milestone for ‘Made-in-China’ Twin-Screw Technology in a Market Long Dominated by Western Suppliers

NANJING, JIANGSU, CHINA, January 13, 2020: Extruder manufacturer Useon (Nanjing) Extrusion Machinery Co., Ltd. has installed a 70,000 ton per year polypropylene pelletizing line that incorporates a BKG® underwater pelletizer from Nordson Corporation.

The new line, which is up and running at the facility of an Indonesian customer, is powered by Useon’s SAT-X 175 co-rotating twin screw extruder. The unit has a 2,000 kW motor and Useon’s patented high-torque gearbox. The throughput of the line is 8 to 10 tons/hour. 

“The start-up is the culmination of a mega-integrated polyolefin pelletizing project in which Useon was responsible for design, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning,” said Allen Zhang, sales manager for Useon. “The size of the project and our comprehensive role in it marks a milestone for made-in-China twin-screw technology in a market until now dominated by Western suppliers.”

The pelletizing component from Nordson includes the BKG AH D 300 underwater pelletizer, with throughput capability up to 35 tons per hour, and the Optigon™ 5 automatically self-cleaning water and dryer system, with throughput up to 15 tons per hour.

BKG pelletizers are widely used in China and elsewhere, noted Aaron Kong, Nordson sales director for China. “To support this market, last year we started up a new pelletizing laboratory line at our facility in Shanghai, including a 300 kg per hour twin-screw extruder. It is used by our direct customers as well as OEM companies like Useon, whose customers can run trials in our lab to demonstrate our BKG equipment.”

Since established in 2006 in Nanjing, China, Useon Extrusion has successfully delivered more than 2,600 twin- and single-screw extrusion lines worldwide for polymer processing applications including compounding, direct extrusion, foam extrusion, and recycling.  They are headquartered in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China. Tel: +86-137-70731096. Email: info@useon.com. Visit www.useon.com

 

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Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used for the precision dispensing of adhesives, coatings, sealants, biomaterials, polymers, plastics and other materials, fluid management, test and inspection, UV curing and plasma surface treatment, all supported by application expertise and direct global sales and service.  Nordson serves a wide variety of consumer non-durable, durable and technology end markets including packaging, nonwovens, electronics, medical, appliances, energy, transportation, construction, and general product assembly and finishing.  Founded in 1954 and headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, the company has operations and support offices in more than 30 countries.  Visit Nordson on the web at http://www.nordson.com, @Nordson_Corp, or www.facebook.com/nordson.

Nordson Polymer Processing Systems provides customers with engineered components to melt, homogenize, filter, meter, and give shape to plastic and fluid coating materials. Nordson Corporation leverages the collective plastics industry experience from a series of strategic acquisitions to offer a uniquely broad portfolio of industry-leading technologies.  Nordson delivers a full range of precision melt stream products — from screws and barrels for extrusion and injection molding — to filtration systems, pumps, and valves — to the extrusion dies and pelletizing systems to meet the constantly evolving needs of the polymer industry.

Nordson Corporation provides customers with local technical sales, service and remanufacturing capabilities through sales organizations and regional manufacturing facilities in over 30 countries.  To learn more visit us at http://www.nordsonpolymerprocessing.com or www.facebook.com/NordsonPPS.

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