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Masterbatch

Our special systems efficiently and cost-effectively meet the specific demands of masterbatch and color batch concentrate manufacturers.

Our processes and systems for the production of masterbatches function seamlessly together to allow optimum results to be achieved.

Conveying, temperature control, filtration, pelletizing or grinding and drying are performed as gently as possible for uncompromising results - no matter whether spherical or cylindrical pellets, micropellets or powders.

The concentrated addition of colored, black & white or function masterbatches produces very good results during the further processing.

 

68 products for the application: Masterbatch

trudex®

Maag guarantee constant conveying in extrusion lines and thus highest product quality. With its robust construction, the new trudex® high-pressure gear pump enables operation in pressure ranges up to 700 bar which is the upper limit for conventional gear pumps. The advanced trudex® pump is rounding off Maag's gear pump product program and with its usual quality, does justice to the ever-increasing demand for high-pressure pumps for applications in extrusion lines.

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extrex® EX

Extrusion plants need extremely reliable units with high pumping consistency and a configuration to suit each application. The modular design of extrex® gear pumps makes light work of meeting diverse requirements. Three types are available: extrex® GP for a wide application range with moderate system pressures, extrex® HP for applications with high system pressures and extrex® HV having a 25% higher specific conveying capacity for pelletizing processes requiring low speeds.

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cinox® therminox®

Cinox® therminox® gear pumps are corrosionresistant and heatable stainless steel conveying units that satisfy the stringent quality requirements of today's chemical processing industry. Thanks to the extensive range of components and materials of construction to choose from, maag gear pumps can be configured to suit customers’ specific requirements and are therefore far superior to standard pumps in terms of performance and reliability. Whether the applications involve highly pure, corrosive, viscous or very hot media, maag pump systems holds the solution to meet every pumping challenge.

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maax® 100S / 400S / 600S

It simplifies operation, control and adjustment of the operating parameters. This guarantees optimum protection and operation of the gear pump and screen changer. Process and operational reliability of the entire system is increased. The maax® 100S automation system is the ideal solution for integrating melt pumps and screen changers. maax® 400S is for upgrading coextrusion lines. The maax® 600S automation system is the ideal solution for equipping complete and complex extrusion and compounding plants.

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maax® 3

Cost-efficient retro-fitting of an existing extrusion or compounding line calls for well-thought modifications to the control technology. The maax® 3 automation system developed by maag is directly integrated into the frequency converter of the pump. It is the ideal solution for retrofitting extrusion lines with gear pumps in a cost-efficient manner. Operation, control and regulation are simplified. This guarantees an optimum protection and operation of the gear pump. The process and operation reliability of the entire plant are increased.

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expac®

No matter how your process is designed, Maag will offer the best solution for any customer-specific application. The system uses only high-quality proven components. Knowhow and combining are the cornerstones for achieving the ideal result for our customer.

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extrex6 EX

Thermoplastic processing requires positive displacement devices that gently convey any kind of thermoplastic grades from high to low viscosity through the system. Specifically designed, low compression tooth design allow the extrex®-x6 class transfer, booster or metering gear pump to achieve both high pressure and low shear.

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extrex® GPD

The extrex® GPD (general purpose twin gear pump) combines optimally economic and operating efficiency for extrusion lines. An extrusion line fitted with maag’s newest pump will be capable of running two completely different die head assemblies with distinct throughput and pressure ratings to produce high quality products. The individual output and tool pressure is by design ensured and adjustable.

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CSC

Continuous CSC screen changers from maag pump systems with their robust and leak-free operation meet highest quality standards with respect to melt filtration. Due to their constantly improved functionality continuous screen changers from maag increase product quality significantly. CSC screen changers are based on the proven double-piston design that operates without any additional seals. Their sturdy construction available in all sizes and designs guarantees a reliable and leakfree filtration of polymer melts for many years.

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HSC

Manual screen changers from maag have been the first choice of cost-effective filtration systems in extrusion lines for many years. Starting at size 45, the manual screen changers optionally come with transmission gearing. Here, the breaker plate is equipped with patented gearing and a pinion which allows an effortless screen change even in restricted space conditions or high sealing pressures. The manual screen changer guarantees the protection of gear pumps and    fine extrusion die gaps from damage and dirt accumulation.

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multinex

Maag multinex filter candles are tailor-made for use in continuously operating dual bolt screen changers of the maag series CSC-P/C. Compared to typical round screen plates, they increase the active screening area up to 60 times, thus reducing significantly ΔP and the flux rate. At the same time, an up to 60 times longer service life of the filter until the next screen change is achieved.

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simplex

Maag designed simplex systems can be provided with either fixed or removable vessels; a compact preheat station with spare vessel can be provided for locating near the line for quick changeout. They are custom designed to minimize initial pressure drop and maximize filter element life. Our proprietary sizing program, based on more than 20 years of experience in the field, incorporates your operating data to size each system for maximum performance and optimized flow while maintaining compact dimensions.

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SSC

The compact single-piston screen changers SSC from maag pump systems provide an alternative for extrusion applications which allow for interruptions in the melt stream during screen changeover. SSC operate without any additional seal and their sturdy construction guarantees reliable and leak-free filtration of polymer melts. The rheologically optimized flow channel directs the melt flow optimally and with a short residence time into the screen cavity. The breaker plate is fitted with screen mesh suitable for the required filtration size. The screen changer is operated by a hydraulic piston.

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CSC/BFX-DV

The backflush screen changers are based on the sturdy and proven double-piston design. With just two hydraulic rotary-lift cylinders, the patented new development offers a mostcompact design. The adjustable backflush volume and pressure permits highly effective screen cleaning and multiplies the number of cleaning cycles. An integrated diverter valve enables to discharge the extruder start-up melt. The simple and robust design, with no additional sealing elements, ensures a reliable and leakage-free continuous operation.

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CSC-R/CSC-RS

Large-area screen changers from Maag are based on the sturdy and proven double-piston design. The patent-registered curved screen plate provides four times more active screen area than a conventional screen changer with circular screen cavities. The highly compact size permits higher throughput rates and filtration grades, as well as reducing pressure loss and multiplies the screen life time. The simple and robust design, with no additional sealing elements, ensures a reliable and leakage-free continuous operation.

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FSC

FSC screen changers from Maag are equipped with a pressure-adaptive sealing system as a standard. Thanks to this sealing system, the required sealing forces are adjusted to the actual melt pressure automatically. The narrow design is especially suited for being used in applications with thermally sensitive materials. Their solid and robust construction, available in all sizes and designs, ensures a reliable and leak-free filtration of molten polymers for many years. The hydraulically operated screen changer reliably guarantees the protection of melt pumps and mold gaps from damage and dirt.

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DV

Maag diverter valves (DV) are based on the proven single-piston design that operates without any additional seals. The diverter valves type DV are used in Plastics manufacture, pelletizing, and compounding applications where they function as deflection, safety, and start-up valves. Their sturdy construction guarantees reliable and leak-free operation for many years, e.g. as start-up support for underwater pelletizing or for discharging start-up material in pelletizing applications.

CSC-PE

Maag area-optimized continuous screen changers are based on the proven double-piston design. Thanks to the optimized oval-shaped screen cavity the available Screen area relative to the piston diameter is maximized resulting in an extreme compact design of these proven machines. With its minimized residence times of the polymer melt and the significantly lower heating requirement due to its compact design, the CSC-PE from maag stands for maximum efficiency and guarantees reliable and leak-free filtration of polymers for many years.

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duplex

Maag’s duplex polymer filtration system was designed with considerable input from our customers. The result is a patented system that offers process benefits such as minimized residence time and improved heat transfer efficiency. By combining our modeling and technical Expertise of our patented slide valve design with a PLC controlled actuation, maag’s duplex filter systems can be designed to minimize viscosity losses during switchovers and provide seamless transfers.

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DSC

The discontinuously operating screen changer, equipped with a screen cavity, offers a robust and economic alternative for extrusion and compounding applications which permit a brief interruption in the melt flow when changing the screen. Thus, it is also ideal for batch applications during which an application- related shut-down of the unit permits a screen change after a batch is complete.

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C-SSC

The continuous single-piston screen changer from Maag is based on the proven piston design with two screen cavities that operates without any mechanical seals. It sturdy construction, available in all sizes and designs, guarantees reliable and leak-free filtration of polymer melts for many years. An uninterrupted melt stream and an efficient degassing of the screen cavities allow continuous operation without any production interruptions. This screen changer is characterized by highest filtration quality with maximum system availability.

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CSC-DV

The Maag double-piston screen changer of the CSC-DV series is based on the proven piston design which requires no additional seals. This start-up screen changer combines all functions of a diverter valve and a continuous double-piston screen changers in a single compact unit. This results in a smaller installation dimensions and corresponding shorter residence time of the melt and lower heating requirements making this series to one of the most efficient machines in terms of capacity, spatial requirement, and heating.

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BAOMO

The application of BAOMO strand pelletizers is highly recommended for laboratories and for the production of small runs. The typical characteristic is the cantilever bearing of all elements in the cutting chamber. These are easily accessible for maintenance, adjustment and cleaning.

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P-USG

The P-USG underwater strand pelletizing systems made by Automatik Plastics Machinery have been particularly designed for both the production of virgin polymers with lower throughput rates and for recycling applications. The simple design of the machine stands for engineering reduced to the essentials while heading for high process stability and pellet quality.

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PRIMOplus

The proven WSG dry-cut strand pelletizing systems with PRIMOplus pelletizers produce the highest quality of cylindrical pellets particularly suitable for further processing. Variable system configurations allow for optimal matching with your specific production requirements and also provide utmost flexibility in terms of product changeover.

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CENTRO for spherical pellets

The CENTRO series of dryers is suitable for use with both SPHERO® underwater pelletizing and M-USG and P-USG underwater strand pelletizing systems. Well thought-out and highly accessible components, such as the core rotor device, serve to provide excellent operating characteristics and efficient servicing.

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SPHERO®

The SPHERO® underwater pelletizing system has been particularly designed to process thermoplastics and produces spherical pellets. This most flexible system is applied in the production of raw materials, compounds, masterbatches, engineering plastics, wood polymer composites, thermoplastics elastomers, hot-melt adhesives, and in the field of recycling.

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M-ASG

The proven WSG dry-cut strand pelletizing systems with M-ASG pelletizers produce the highest quality of cylindrical pellets particularly suitable for further processing.

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PWA Process Water Treatment

The process water treatment unit PWA serves for filtering, tempering, and circulating the process water in compound and masterbatch production and can be integrated into the base frame of the cooling trough or positioned externally. Using a heat exchanger, the PWA separates the contaminated process water circuit from the primary cooling circuit from the central water supply.

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PRIMO E

Successfully applied by hundreds of customers, the proven WSG dry-cut strand pelletizing systems with PRIMO E pelletizers produce the highest quality of cylindrical pellets or microgranular compounds particularly suitable for further processing. Variable system configurations allow for optimal matching with your specific production requirements and also provide utmost flexibility in terms of product changeover.

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PRIMO S

Successfully applied by hundreds of customers, the proven WSG dry-cut strand pelletizing systems with PRIMO S pelletizers produce the highest quality of cylindrical pellets or microgranular compounds particularly suitable for further processing.

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HAK Hot Air Knife

The hot air knife (HAK) is an optional or retrofitting device mounted to the die head of dry cut strand pelletizing systems which efficiently removes melt residues, outgassing remains, and die drools (such as build up of glass fibers) from both the die holes in the die plate as well as from the extruded strands themselves. With the hot air knife, product contamination can be reliably prevented and disruptions to production minimized.

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KW Cooling Trough

The cooling trough KW assures uniform tempering of strands during strand pelletizing in dry cut strand pelletizing systems. Variable modular length and width as well as many additional options allow adapting the cooling trough KW to almost every requirement.

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SE Air Knife

The SE air knife guarantees efficient strand drying during pelletizing in both compound and masterbatch applications. Filled and reinforced materials require effective strand drying to minimize the residual moisture of the pellets, reduce dust and avoid premature wear of the cutting tools.

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BF Process Water System

The process water system BF fulfils the following functions:

- Collecting of the process water and feeding it at the required pressure to the individual locations of consumption

- Cooling of the process water

- Separating dust and contaminations from the process water

 Process water systems BF can be retrofitted into existing pelletizing systems.

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BAOLI S

Successfully applied by hundreds of customers in China and abroad, the proven BAOLI strand pelletizers produce the highest quality of cylindrical pellets or micro pellets, ideally suited for further processing. BAOLI is specifically used for strand pelletizing of compounds, blends and masterbatches.

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Lab Pulverizer REX tech

The REX tech, our lab scale pulverizer, makes sampling and trials for R&D fast and simple. The unit is manufactured for both ambient and cryogenic operation with use of the proper attachments. This versatile pulverizer can service a wide variety of markets where top quality sample powders are required. Almost anything can be trialed on this unit – from engineered resins, rubber, adhesives, pharmaceuticals as well as food grades.

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Pulverizer REX basic

The REX basic Pulverizer was designed for users that do not require tight particle distribution specification and can be used to pulverize a wide variety of materials. This includes compounding, extrusion, molding and recycling markets. To further enhance the process capabilities, several different process cooling innovations can be added to the machine. Some engineered Polymers require extremely low temperatures to enable processing. These cooling options make this unit a viable alternative to a full cryogenic pulverizer.

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CYCLO® for spherical pellets

CYCLO® is energy-efficient pellet drying with minimal space required. The dryers are suitable for use with both PEARLO® underwater pelletizing and M-USG and P-USG underwater strand pelletizing systems. Well thought-out and highly accessible components, such as the core rotor device, serve to provide excellent operating characteristics and efficient servicing.

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PEARLO®

The PEARLO® underwater pelletizer shows the integration of the extraordinary features from Gala and Automatik. PEARLO® has been designed to process a wide range of polymers and thermoplastics and produces mostly spherical pellets. This efficient and flexible system is for example applied in the production of raw materials, compounds, masterbatches, Engineering plastics, wood and nature filler filled polymer composites, thermoplastics elastomers, hot-melt adhesives, gum base and in the field of recycling.

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PEARLOFLEX SYSTEM®

The PEARLOFLEX SYSTEM® for underwater pelletizing has been specifically designed to process a wide range of polymers and thermoplastics and produces mostly spherical pellets. This most efficient and flexible system is for example applied in the production of compounds, masterbatches, engineering plastics, wood and nature filler filled polymer composites, thermoplastic elastomers, and in the field of recycling.

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SGS 25-E4

The extremely compact and robust lab pelletizer SGS 25-E4 is based on the proven technology of the SGS E-series. It features many of the functions and advantages of its popular „big brother“. On a laboratory scale, real full-scale trials can be carried out with the SGS 25-E4. Two independently- controllable drives permit infinitely adjustable length of the pellets.

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SGS 100 / 200 / 300-E6

More than thousand machines in operation: The cantilvered pelletizers of the SGS-E series demonstrate their quality under roughest production conditions - and that since beginning of the ninteen-eighties. A sturdy and sophisticated design as well as many technical details for improved accessibility when cleaning and/or changing products reduce unproductive downtime and make the SGS-E the preferred pelletizer for production of Masterbatches and small lots. The improved cutting geometry extends the production range especially when processing soft, elastic and very brittle materials.

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SGS 600-L / SGS 800-L / SGS 1000-L

The SGS series pelletizers are a development of the SCHEER company. The robust design, in conjunction with outstanding workmanship, makes the SGS series a top quality product in pelletizing technology. Some of the practical features which characterize these machines are dual-shell design, forced cutting of all strands, bearings outside the cutting area, variable speed drive. Series production of the individual elements facilitates a wide variety of combinations such that the SGS can be assembled to suit any individual application.

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CYCLO® for cylindrical pellets

CYCLO® is energy-efficient pellet drying with minimal space required. The dryers are suitable for use with both PEARLO® underwater pelletizing and M-USG and P-USG underwater strand pelletizing systems. Well thought-out and highly accessible components, such as the core rotor device, serve to provide excellent operating characteristics and efficient servicing.

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MAP

The Manually Adjustable Pelletizer (MAP) features a manual adjusting wheel to position the blades against the die plate. This simple blade adjustment design provides visual blade wear indication and maximum control of blade position. The unique design of the axial advance system replaces the need for a bearing housing assembly. The MAP design requires only one long life thrust bearing for accurate adjustments.

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EA

With the EASY ACCESS series, Gala offers wide doors which permit easy, convenient and safe access for internal cleaning and maintenance. All Gala dryers are supplied with door timed interlocks and local power disconnect for operator safety.

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ECLN Model

Easy-Clean Low-Noise (ECLN) dryers are particularly easy to service and meet high demands on noise reduction < 80 dB(A). Features:
•Double walls filled with insulating material. Sound pressure level of < 80 dB(A) is possible.
•Large, wide doors and larger distances between rotor screens and dryer walls provide easy access to the interior.
•Integration of the intake and air filter into the resin outlet optimizes countercurrent air flow so less air volume is needed for the drying process.
All Gala dryers are supplied with door timed interlocks and local power disconnect for operator safety.

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Model SC

The Gala Self-Cleaning Dryer is designed to achieve a high degree of self-cleaning which will reduce the otherwise common downtimes to a minimum. In most cases, this dryer need not be cleaned and opened to prepare the system for a color change. The entire compounding line can continue production and the “cleaning material” generated in pellet form can be readily reused. Once the purging of the extrusion system has been completed, the downstream equipment will be clean, and in most cases without requiring the operator to open and clean the dryer manually. This development was helped by the fact that easy cleaning is a built-in design feature of all Gala equipment, which has proved an essential asset in every day operation, especially in view of the increasingly complex nature of the jobs to be fulfilled by the users. This model dryer can be constructed with double insulated walls for the low noise version. The gap is filled with insulating material so that a sound pressure level of <80 dBA is guaranteed. Thorough cleaning is achieved through a combination of spray nozzles with a powerful water jet, air injection and controlled draining elements. A PLC controlled module can be used to achieve the highest degree of automation possible and to adapt the cleaning process to the product-specific requirements. All Gala dryers are supplied with door timed interlocks and local power disconnect for operator safety. Features: •Double walls filled with insulating material. Sound pressure level of < 80 dBA is possible.
•Large, wide opening doors and larger distances between rotor screens and dryer walls provide easy and convenient access to the interior.

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LPU® Laboratory Pelletizing System

Gala’s LPU® Laboratory Pelletizing System is specifically designed for laboratory developmental work, market sampling and light pellet production on materials such as PE, PP, ABS, PA 6, PA 6.6, PET, PBT, PPO and more. The system is designed for pelletizing rates up to 100 kg/h (20 – 220 lbs/hr), depending on the material.

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Flexline

The objective of the Flexline System: It was logical for Gala to invent and develop the Flexline, a machine concept that permits complex product changes within a matter of minutes. The fundamental engineering objective is to minimize unproductive time.

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LWCP

The LWCP System concept was designed to allow the user to operate the production machine on a continuous basis and to increase output without interruptions from a defined minimum throughput up to the maximum line throughput. Start-up waste is reduced to a minimum.The multidirectional polymer diverter valve has been integrated in the pelletizing process. This polymer diverter valve includes at least one further diverting option in addition to the already-known two diverting possibilities. It permits either a very fast changeover between two product flow directions or the sequential operation of several pelletizers connected to one and the same polymer diverter valve. Because of the “online” switch over of the running system, interruptions can be largely avoided, and with the appropriate selection of the two pelletizing heads, a very wide throughput range of the production machine has become possible.

Bullet Series Strand Pelletizer

By preserving the cutting geometry of the Conair style Model 304 pelletizer and merging the innovative features found in the Scheer “E-Series” pelletizer the Bullet Series has emerged. Using these two proven market leaders in the base design we have a pelletizer that is easier and faster to clean and service. Designed for 24/7 operation this unit is ideally suited for both laboratory and production users. The tool-less removable In-feed & Discharge Chutes makes this pelletizer desirable for compounders that have multiple material change overs several times a shift.

 A single large pneumatic cylinder with an upper feedroll that remains parallel with the bottom roll produces a greater uniform pulling force with varying diameter strands for less waste. Higher rates, less waste, high product quality and ease of operation was the target for the design of this pelletizer.

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Strand Pelletizer T200 Series

The T200 Series Strand Pelletizer has been designed to substantially reduce maintenance and cleaning time. What would typically take 30 minutes to disassemble now takes only 2 minutes. Hand knobs and the pivoting feedroll assembly “Tips” forward for access to the lower feedroll and bed knife for easy cleaning and adjustment. The T200 Series can produce up to 6000 lbs/hr while running 85 strands at 700 RPM. The specific gravity for the materials being pelletized may increase or decrease the capacity. A Stellite tipped rotor, on a 3˚ helix provides a scissor-like cutting action for clean quality pellets. Rotor to bed knife adjustment is easily accomplished with the use of eccentrics. The eccentrics allow the rotor to be dialed into the bed knife to provide precise adjustments for even cuts. The lower feedroll also operates with eccentrics minimizing the gap between the doctor blade and the lower feedroll. The solid carbide bed knife is very economical with four usable edges. A Hypalon upper feedroll and diamond-knurled lower feedroll is belt driven for uniform pulling force on the incoming strands. The upper feedroll is offset directing strands directly into the bed knife producing quality pellets. Safety features include safety interlocks and a Dynamic braking system. The rotor automatically stops before the cover can be opened to avoid injury. The T200 Series Strand Pelletizer offers a variety of options. Quick-ship machines, sparepart deliveries, and rotor sharpening service are all part of Reduction Engineering Scheers guarantee of  ervice and manufacturing excellence.

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Tempered Water Systems (TWS)

Gala tempered water systems are an integral part of a pelletizing system. The TWS conveys and cools pellets from the pelletizer cutting chamber to the resin outlet of the centrifugal dryer. The TWS is a closed loop system.
The individual components relevant for the process are selected according to the specific application requirements. Gala’s tempered water systems are typically used in pelletizing process at rates up to 15.000 kg/h.

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Integrated Sieve (IS®) Tempered Water Systems

Gala’s IS (Integrated Sieve) Tempered Water System features a V-wire screen mounted directly under the dryer water outlet to filter solids from the process water prior to recirculation to the pelletizer. The screen is easy to remove for cleaning, reducing downtime between product changes. TWS 20 – 80 systems are skid mounted.

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MB500® Tempered Water Systems

The MB500® Tempered Water System is a result of a cooperative effort between Gala and its Customers to develop a machine which directly addresses the need for the Custom Compounder to thoroughly clean the system between products. Small color masterbatch runs require frequent changeover. The MB500 targets this specific Customer need.

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Bidirectional Polymer Diverter Valve (BiPoDV)

With the bidirectional polymer diverter valve ( Model BiPoDV), the melt is diverted sequentially into different directions. This means that, depending on the requirements of the job, the machine operator can work with two pelletizing heads that can be individually configured. The operator can prepare the machine for the next task and assemble, heat and tighten the ideal pelletizing tools under full production conditions. All connecting channels are freely accessible so the most recently used channels can be thoroughly cleaned. For product change, the polymer diverter valve housing is rotated and lifted into the new production position so melt flow is directed to the new fully prepared tool. The change of melt direction for the next production job can be readied in very little time and without tools. A lift-and-rotate mechanism makes it possible to change to a fully prepared and heated die plate at the operative machine within minutes.

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Fines Removal Sieve (FRS)

The Gala FRS removes fine particles >0.15 mm from the process water. Clean process water prevents product contamination and the settling of fines in key system components. The curved screen and collection basin are made of stainless steel. A self-priming pump and internal piping may be used to convey process water from the dryer and over the curved screen. If the gradient is appropriate, gravity feeding will be sufficient. The process water contaminated with particles is first conducted into a holding chamber and then flows evenly over the curved screen. The fines >0.15 mm are separated and collected in a collection basin. The filtered water is recirculated.

Band Filtration (BF)

The Gala Band Filtration System (BF) is designed for the pellet production line where there are several color changes throughout the day, and for the system used for cutting a product that creates fines resulting in contamination in the process water system. The operator do not have to monitor the system, the advance of the filter media is automatically activated in order to catch all fines down to 20 µm created before the process water becomes contaminated. In most of the cases, the water does not need to be replaced as it stays perfectly clean. The fines are continuously separated from the process water and collected in a mud cart.

Continuous Band Filtration (CBF)

The Gala Continuous Band Filtration (CBF) is also designed as a retrofit for the pellet production line where there are fines created regularly on some products and operator attendance would normally be required to clean the IS drawer in the production frequently. After installation of the CBF, the operator does not have to monitor the system anymore. The advance of the filter media is continuous and does not need any activation in order to catch fines larger than 150 µm. The process water contamination is in most cases eliminated. The fines are continuously separated from the process water and collected in a mud cart.

Dynamic Fines Removal System (DFRS)

The Gala DFRS removes particles down to 0.14 mm from the process water. Clean process water avoids the contamination of the product and the settling of fines in key system components.The entire volume of process water separated from the pellets in the centrifugal dryer is conveyed by a self-priming waste water pump to a vibrating screen where it is continuously filtered. The fines are automatically separated from the circulating water and collected in a container outside the water tank. The water dripping from the container is recycled into the process. By actuating a valve, the vibrating screen can be by-passed so the process water is conveyed directly into the tank.

Water Box By-Pass

Developed by Gala to simplify the start-up phase of the underwater pelletizing process.

CENTRO for cylindrical pellets

The CENTRO series of dryers is suitable for use with both SPHERO® underwater pelletizing and M-USG and P-USG underwater strand pelletizing systems. Well thought-out and highly accessible components, such as the core rotor device, serve to provide excellent operating characteristics and efficient servicing.

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Multidirectional Polymer Diverter Valve (MdPoDV)

With the multidirectional polymer diverter valve (Gala Model MdPoDV), the melt is diverted sequentially into different directions during production. The MdPoDV is designed to allow a continuous operation of the production machine and to increase output without interruptions from a defined minimum throughput up to the maximum line throughput. The machine does not have to be stopped and no throughput related modifications are required, so only minimum start-up waste is generated. At least one additional diverting operation is integrated, in addition to diverting to the floor or production position, allowing faster changeover between two product flow directions or the sequential operation of multiple pelletizers connected to the same diverter valve.

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M-ASG for pultruded LFT pellets

The proven WSG dry-cut strand pelletizing systems with M-ASG pelletizers produce the highest quality of cylindrical pellets particularly suitable for further processing.

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PRIMOplus for pultruded LFT pellets

The proven WSG dry-cut strand pelletizing systems with PRIMOplus pelletizers produce the highest quality of cylindrical pellets particularly suitable for further processing. Variable system configurations allow for optimal matching with your specific production requirements and also provide utmost flexibility in terms of product changeover.

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BAOLI

Supported in bearings on both sides, the BAOLI dry-cut strand pelletizer produces cylindrical pellets of excellent quality ideally suited for further processing. BAOLI offers three machine sizes with working widths of 100 mm, 200 mm and 300 mm for pelletizing up to 75 polymer strands. Its modern cutting tools guarantee high throughput levels and provide long-term availability of the strand pelletizer.

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