Paste Flow and Extrusion

Hardcover | April 1, 1993

byJohn Benbow, John Bridgwater

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Formation of products by paste flow and extrusion occurs in a multitude of industries including the manufacture of a broad range of ceramics, foods and pharmaceuticals. This unique text is the first to demonstrate, to suppliers and users of paste flow equipment, a scientific means ofapproaching design and operation. It will be indispensable in developing new products and processes in addition to enhancing existing ones. All types of equipment are considered and particular emphasis is given to paste characterization and die design. Based on 25 years' indusrial experience andresearch work, the text blends theory and practice, with emphasis on the practical applications, for anyone with a background in engineering or science.

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Formation of products by paste flow and extrusion occurs in a multitude of industries including the manufacture of a broad range of ceramics, foods and pharmaceuticals. This unique text is the first to demonstrate, to suppliers and users of paste flow equipment, a scientific means ofapproaching design and operation. It will be indisp...

John Benbow is at University of Birmingham. John Bridgwater is at University of Cambridge.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:168 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.59 inPublished:April 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198563388

ISBN - 13:9780198563389

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Paste extrusion and other processes2. Types of extruder3. Fundamentals of paste flow4. Laboratory evaluation methods5. Paste formulation6. Flow defects and phase migration7. Die design and construction8. Screw extruders9. An overview10. Worked example

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This is an attractive book that is easy to read ... They have captured both the practice and the principles in a way that will lead a newcomer past the usual barriers to entry, and will refresh the experienced with a broader perspective ... This book brings a rational and simplifying approach,and will be welcomed by teachers and practitioners alike. The Chemical Engineering Journal, 55 (1994) 97 - 100