November 2011

The November 2011 edition of Compounding World is now available for viewing. Just click here to see the magazine in full, completely free of charge.

Special features

  • Ten ways to avoid damaging your twin-screw extruder gearbox
  • What's new in carbon black, plus changes among leading suppliers
  • Assessing the opportunities for plastics in photovoltaic applications
  • The latest materials testing systems, including highly-automated designs
  • First look at a high-speed kneader design that boosts blending rates
  • Raising processing productivity with higher thermal conductivity

Regular items

  • Industry news including Invista's compounding plans, Microban topples triclosan ban, and BASF moves pigments HQ to Hong Kong
  • New materials developments from BASF, Clariant, ExxonMobil, Dow, PQ Corp, ColorMatrix and Ecopiren
  • The latest machinery applications including Econ pelletizers at Deifel and Rowa, plus Pallmann mills at Clariant
  • Compounder of the Month: China XD
  • Dates for your diary - we look ahead to the major plastics industry exhibitions of the coming months, plus the most important conferences for the compounding market

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