kneader


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kneader

[′nēd·ər]
(food engineering)
Mixer for doughy materials in which the dough is repeatedly pulled out, folded back on itself, and pushed down to join the separate layers into a homogeneous mixture.
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According to the equations for the end cross-section of the female and the male rotors and helicoid of screw rotors, the 3D model of the female and male rotors for the novel twin-screw kneader are shown in Fig.
The traditional broad classifications put tangential rotor bottom discharge machines in those applications where processing time and the ability to rapidly introduce energy into the compound are paramount concerns; intermeshing bottom discharge mixers have found favor in those applications where slower temperature rise coupled with a requirement for thorough dispersive and distributive mixing are primary concerns; and kneader mixers have traditionally seen use with softer sticky or doughy formulations.
The heated environment in the internal dispersion kneader makes the diffusion of nanotubes easy for spreading them within the polymer matrix.
The quantec is a 4-flight Kneader that can produce 2.
These materials typically have very low apparent density and must be metered into the kneader with absolute precision and homogeneously mixed into the melt with optimum shear and without destroying its structural properties.
At the heart of the line is a Buss quantec 110 EV Kneader with a shaft diameter of 110 mm and a processing length fifteen times the size of this diameter.
5 times those of earlier three-flight Kneader systems based on similar screw/barrel diameters.
The test center can now provide continuous devolatilization and finishing of polymers and elastomers using kneader reactor technology on a pilot-plant scale.
A process for preparing the organosilane masterbatch by mixing the rubber, filler, organosilane and dispersing agent in an internal mixer or kneader, extruding and cutting into pieces.
However, in those studies, the masterbatch was prepared using a specific kneader (Buss kneader) and melt-mixing was conducted in a micro-compounder (capacity: 4.
com) showed a unique four-flight Kneader MX 30 lab kneader rated at up to 55 lb/hr, reportedly making it suited for batch-sized runs of heat-and shear-sensitive materials and highly filled compounds for cable jacketing.