12mm Segmented Clamshell Twin Screw Extruder
Available from C.W. Brabender Instruments, Inc.
The Brabender® Mini-Compounder TSE 12/36 is a miniature co-rotating twin-screw extruder with application to the chemical as well as the pharmaceutical industry for development of new products. The scale-down of the machine in combination with the comprehensive adaptability to almost each processing task and the easy handling of the system, explain the distinction of the Mini-Compounder as an excellent laboratory apparatus.
The Brabender® Mini-Compounder TSE 12/36 has an integrated drive with an output of 2.4 kW (3.2 HP) and reaches speeds up to max. 600 RPM. The clam shell barrel (length: 36 D) is divided horizontally and can be titled open to allow visual assessment of individual processing steps. Furthermore, ease of mounting the screws and quick cleaning of the barrel is possible. The modular screw concept offers various individual processing possibilities. Even minimum samples as is especially required in the pharmaceutical industry can be processed with the Mini-Compounder. In addition to the main metering, metering or venting ports at a barrel length of 6 D, 12 D and 26 D are available. Side feeding can be installed at 14 D length.
Both the Stand-alone TSE 20/40 and the Mini-Compounder are supported by CAN open bus technology. Recording and evaluation of measuring data as well as control of the entire machine system are done with easy-to-handle Windows® based software.