Ferro Division Starts Toll Services

Ferro Corp. division Advanced Polymer Compounding (APC), Carpentersville, IL, has launched toll compounding services for specialty and engineering thermoplastics. Materials that can be developed, tested, and manufactured at APC include reactive, grafted, and highly-filled engineered polymers, plus color masterbatches.

The APC facility has capacity to develop about 13,500 tonnes of material, and store and ship product. The company has Buss continuous kneaders and Coperion (Werner & Pfleiderer) twin-screw extrusion lines with outputs from around 25 to over 1000 kg/h, as well as a wide range of peripheral equipment.

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