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.
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.