Feeder for Smaller Feed Rates

Extension of series for use in masterbatch applications

  • Feeder for Smaller Feed Rates
    Feeder for Smaller Feed Rates

With ProFlex C 500, 3000 and 6000, Schenck Process already offers three feeder sizes with a total of five extension hoppers. Now Schenck Process adds to their offering: The new ProFlex C100 is the smallest of the ProFlex C family and as such also fits on small extrudes. It comes in low weight. Up to five feeders can be grouped around an inlet of a lab or small size extruder. A quick change hopper option in the ProFlex line for fast and clean change over without disassembling of the feed screw. By keeping several hoppers including screw in stock, a wide range of additives and color pigments can be provided for in a highly flexible manner.

Constant and accurate filling

The asymmetric design prevents bridging and plugging of sticky material. The new C100 is equipped with an integrated gearbox for turndown ratios of up to 1:120. Flexible wall liner is massaged at eight points, which allows a constant and accurate filling of the screw feed element. With its NEMA drive ready for compounding and masterbatch, the units are prepared to enter the US market. The ProFlex C feeding system is used for the continuous feeding of bulk materials such as powder, granulates, pellets or fibers. Optimized design, flexible hopper walls and flexible installation options make the ProFlex C a tailored solution for the compound and masterbatch industries.