- Agglomerators are used when materials are
fluffy and feeding of extruders is difficult.
- Because agglomerators work by friction, drying is
also achieved during operation.
- After material is agglomerated it is dry and heavy
enough to be put into a mixing silo, for better compounding,
in order to get a steady material ready for pelletizing.
- Because bulk density is much higher, storage in
gaylords and/or big bags is also possible.
- Agglomerators, also called "densifiers" are machines to convert
fluffy scraps into chips with an higher
density in order to better feed extruders
or Injection molding machines.
- This means the machine does nothing
but increase the bulk density of plastic.
- While doing this, agglomerators
provide for drying firt therefore many
times this machine is also used for
- There are two kinds of agglomerators:
- First one in the Batch
Type Agglomerator while, recently
developed and tested, a Continuous
Type that doesn't require operator.
- This last one can also be directly
connected to an extrder to get pellets.
- For more details about each type
please follow its own link.
- Pictures of Agglomerators