die adapter

die adapter

[′dī ə′dap·tər]
(engineering)
That part of an extrusion die which holds the die block.
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The stability of an extruder can be measured by the pressure stability in the die adapter.
Or, as a less-expensive option, you can use a pressure-control setup that allows rapid control of screw speed to reduce variation measured in the die adapter.
Two- or four-module assemblies are installed in the throat of the blown film die or die adapter.
Nissel connected the extruder for the GPPS skin coating directly to the melt-thermocouple orifice on the die adapter, resulting in a feedblock.
An unusual S-shaped die adapter allowed a maker of PVC and polyethylene pipe to produce fiber-optic conduit without making a costly switch to crosshead dies.
The Unistack system's extruder has a universal-jointed die adapter that adjusts both the die elevation and inclination.