The extrusion process

August 27, 2020

The shredded plastic is fed into a hopper at the top.
Here it is then captured by an extruder screw.

The screw conveys the plastic through a highly heated tube.
Under the heat, the plastic is liquefied and forced under pressure through an opening at the end of the tube.

The filament is then cooled by a continuous stream of cold air.


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