plasticate

plasticate

[′plas·tə‚kāt]
(engineering)
To soften a material by heating or kneading. Also known as plastify.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The two-stage units have a stationary extruder to plasticate the melt and a second, reciprocating screw for injection.
Intermittent extrusion Intermittent extrusion involves using either a reciprocating screw machine or a conventional extruder to plasticate the TPE pellets and move the plasticated polymer into the front of the barrel of the retracting reciprocating screw or into an accumulator.
Twinshot uses a special screw and barrel that plasticate two materials separately.
Conventional screws may not have enough time to plasticate pellets at the back of the screw into uniformly melted polymer at the front, leading to unmelt.
screw designed to plasticate larger volumes of thermoset resins is new from KraussMaffei Corp., Florence, Ky.
For example, using ultrasonic vibration to plasticate melt for micromolding.
The new 4400-tonner has two 854-oz injection units that each can shoot 11.5 oz/sec of PE and plasticate 1500 lb/hr of PE or 1100 lb/hr of PP.
It is a special two-stage system that uses an extruder with a fixed screw to plasticate polymer, and then a separate specially designed ram system to inject the material.
Use the entire cooling time to plasticate the next shot.
It starts with an extra reciprocating-screw unit mounted above the main injection unit that plasticates unfilled resin and feeds it to a proprietary cylindrical chamber called an entrainment die.
That injector plasticates the unfilled resin and feeds it to a proprietary cylindrical chamber called an entrainment die.