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  • The KraussMaffei Berstorff product brand is internationally synonymous with state-of-the-art and value-proven solutions in extrusion technology. The product range extends from individual extruders with corresponding molds, to upstream and downstream components, all the way to automated system solutions. Along with an individualized range of services, KraussMaffei Berstorff distinguishes itself as an reliable system partner, particularly for the chemical, automotive, construction, packaging, and pharmaceutical industries.
Product Portfolio
  • Rubber technology

  • KraussMaffei Berstorff provides high-performance machines and systems along the entire value-added chain for manufacturing extruded rubber products. Extended services which go far beyond technical services provide for stable production and the greatest possible reliability of your machinery. Through our consultation and experimentation services, we can adapt your future system to be suited perfectly to fit your product.
      • Rubber webs

      • Perfect coordination for optimum product quality

        As a machine supplier for the global rubber industry, KraussMaffei Berstorff has comprehensive experience, ranging from extrusion technology, to calendering, all the way to doubling and winding technology.

        In addition, with complex systems one factor is becoming ever more important: professional project processing. All components in the project work have to mesh like the gears in a gearbox. This can only be ensured if everything is controlled by one hand.

        KraussMaffei Berstorff offers various system concepts that cover the entire process of rubber web manufacturing.
          • Roller-head systems

          • Optimal solution for the highest quality

            Customer-specific roller head systems continuously create up to 20 mm-thick rubber webs free of bubbles from natural or synthetic rubber with high productivity. They cover the entire process of rubber web manufacturing: of floors, conveyor belt rollers, printing blankets, roofing membranes and semi-finished tire products.
          • Extrusion technology

          • Maximum quality and productivity

            With the Pinconvert® extruders GE-SC and pin-barrel extruder GE-KS, KraussMaffei Berstorff achieves a new benchmark in extrusion technology when manufacturing webs of natural rubber. This is because they unite all the advantages of state-of-the-art machine technology such as reliability, long lifetime and ease of maintenance with enormous output.
          • Cold-feed pin-barrel rubber extruder

          • Flexibility and reliability without compromises

            GE-KS and Vac GE-KS pin-barrel rubber extruders are all-around machines for a wide variety of applications. Their flexibility and reliability make them true success machines in processing. The attractiveness of the pin-barrel extruder is increased even more by the extended series equipment, for example, through the automatic pin-setting equipment, the wet bushings that can be replaced, the pin break indicator and the high-performance screw.
          • Cold-feed GE-SC Pinconvert® extruder

          • The highest flexibility and reliability, combined perfectly

            A defining feature of the KraussMaffei Berstorff GE-SC Pinconvert® extruder is a throttle element built into the area near the maximum channel volume of the sleeve. It has pins distributed symmetrically around the circumference that radially penetrate into the channels of the barrel sleeve. These can be adjusted manually or electrohydraulically and allow the channel volume to be reduced to zero in this area.
          • Calender

          • High-performance calendering solutions for sustainable process optimization

            In calender technology, KraussMaffei Berstorff offers comprehensive solutions with the I, S and F models. The calenders are customer-specifically equipped with 2, 3, 4 or 5 rolls. The modular structure and various additional features stand for the highest flexibility and productivity.
          • Continuous vulcanization

          • Just as flexible and reliable as on the first day

            The ideal application areas of the KraussMaffei Berstorff AUMA are the doubling or vulcanization of rubber webs, printing blankets, conveyor belts, and roof tracks in a thickness range from 0.5 to 20 mm. The advantages of these continuous procedures are low operating costs, short times for retrofitting, little need for wear and replacement parts and simple operation and servicing.
        • Profile manufacturing systems

        • Profile production systems – Create premium quality sealing for the automotive and construction industry

          KraussMaffei Berstorff profile production systems are the globally leading technology for increasing productivity and efficiency when manufacturing profiles of rubber, TPE or silicon. Alongside extrusion technology, the optimal coordination of the different system components is critical.

          Excellent quality and absolute reliability - in order to prove itself in continuous use and to add to the economic success of the company, a profile extrusion system has to be equipped as well as possible to meet the high requirements. From the system solution for monoprofiles to hybrid profiles with up to 5 different components, for every system, the same principles for success apply: the highest quality, maximum availability, a modular design that permits growth and flexibility.
            • Rubber profile manufacturing systems

            • Manufacture rubber seals reliably and economically

              KraussMaffei Berstorff rubber profile manufacturing systems produce the most different kinds of profiles:

              Hollow or solid, with smooth or rough surfaces, with individualized contours, with or without steel reinforcement, in the highest quality.

              The profile production systems are put together entirely according to the requirements of your product. Equipped with extrusion and vulcanization technology optimally aligned to one another, cutting and winding machines and the most varied measuring equipment, our systems distinguish themselves through high productivity and cost-effectiveness.
            • TPE / hybrid profile production systems

            • Future-oriented materials, processed in an environmentally friendly way

              The production tasks correspondingly have various system concepts, with up to five single-screw extruders with screw diameters from 30 mm to 90 mm. The reliable systems are designed for processing polypropylene (PP) or thermoplastic elastomers (TPE) in the most varied degrees of hardness. A wide variety of extruder heads and specially made profile molds provide the basis for premium quality hybrid profiles, regardless of whether you would like to manufacture foaming or compact profiles.

              With the use of an innovative injection system, you can produce foaming profiles with environmentally friendly propellants.
            • Silicon profile manufacturing systems

            • Silicon extrusion systems in KraussMaffei Berstorff quality

              For the extrusion of solid silicon rubber, KraussMaffei Berstorff provides complete systems for manufacturing profiles and hoses.

              The design engineering and manufacturing of these systems demands a high degree of materials expertise and manufacturing quality. In order to achieve the highest output when processing solid silicone rubbers, the KraussMaffei Berstorff extruders are equipped with an innovative cooling system. The temperature of the rubber thus stays reliably below the response temperature of the catalyst.
            • LabStar systems

            • High flexibility and ease of operation

              The LabStar lab system offers a high degree of process flexibility and is at the same time markedly easy to operate. Due to its modular design, the system can be quickly adapted for different tasks.

              Due to its low material consumption of only 8 kg/h, the profile production system is suited above all for research tasks and compound developments, since it can be used to manufacture test bodies and sealing profiles with a diameter less than 1 cm². Rubber compounds for the extrusion process and for various profile characteristics can be optimized in further practical trials using the profiles.
          • Tire lines

          • Solutions for effective production and excellent products

            Tire lines from KraussMaffei Berstorff are economical solutions for continuous manufacturing of tire components at a high quality level. Through the special machine designs, the systems stand out due to:
            • High throughput at low dimension and weight tolerances and optimal homogeneousness
            • Short retrofitting times during mixture or geometry change
            • Low start-up waste
            • Optimized screw geometry for each mixture
              • Mulitplex extrusion systems with up to 6 extruders

              • KraussMaffei Berstorff extrusion systems are conceived for high product quality and the highest output and are equipped with extruders of various models (GE-SC or GE-W, GE-KS) and sizes. Through the modular construction, the system configuration, corresponding to the desired profile cross-sections, is relatively simple to establish as a double, triple, quadruplex, quintuplex, and hexaplex unit.
              • Roller-head systems

              • Roller head systems – Tandem for millimeter work

                The KraussMaffei Berstorff roller-head technology provides a perfect combination of precision and cost-effectiveness: the lowest tolerances in the production of inner liners and carcass fillers or squeegee strips.
              • Mini roller-head systems

              • Mini roller-head systems meet the highest demands with regard to quality, productivity, and durability. Whether as an individual machine or integrated in an extrusion system for tire parts, for example, for manufacturing side parts.
              • CapStrip systems

              • The KraussMaffei Berstorff CapStrip Line for manufacturing jointless bandages with nylon or hybrid cords for high-speed tires.
                The system is designed for coating cords with different rubber compounds. 16 strips with 9 threads each are produced in a single pass.
            • Hose fabrication systems

            • Hose extrusion systems - proven technology for the highest standards

              Hydraulic hoses, automotive hoses or industrial hoses: Here, you will find the optimum system solution for hose fabrication for your company. The extrusion systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff set new benchmarks with their productivity and their innovative detailed solutions in hose fabrication. As a general contractor, KraussMaffei Berstorff provides all services for the construction of a high-performance extrusion system: Conception of the system and of the testing lab, design engineering, manufacturing and installation of the machine technology, training of the machine operators and commissioning, all from a single source. With complete solutions, alongside the economical advantages, we offer you, above all, the guarantee of the best possible technical matching of all individual components. In this way, even in the project planning phase, you can be sure that there will be no problems later.
                • Systems for automotive hoses

                • Hose extrusion systems made to measure

                  Innovative ideas connect themselves to advanced technology to create a maximum of efficiency and reliability. KraussMaffei Berstorff hose extrusion systems form a unique, one-of-a-kind performance class for the highest quality and productivity requirements in the manufacturing of automotive hoses and shaped hose sections.
                • Systems for industrial hoses

                • Proven technology and high production reliability

                  Hose extrusion systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff always provide an optimal economical solution for your hose fabrication.
                • Hose systems for high-pressure hoses

                • Highest standards in hose production
                  With the extrusion systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff to manufacture high-pressure hydraulic hoses, you can fulfill even the most varied customer wishes.

                  The hose extrusion systems unite innovative solutions of extrusion technology with the state-of-the-art downstream equipment technology. The result is a highly modern system, with which you are best equipped for the increasing challenges of the market.
              • Roller coating systems

              • Achieve higher coating quality. With the extrusion systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff, you can easily coat rolls, sleeves or pipes for the most varied industries. The systems, with our high-performance rubber extruders, process every common rubber compound and coat them in the highest quality.

                The coating systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff distinguish themselves with short set-up times, maximum productivity and high coating quality. In order to achieve that, all components of the systems are optimally adapted to each other.
                  • Crosshead extrusion systems

                  • Crosshead extrusion systems – the perfect combination!

                    Crosshead extrusion systems consist of perfectly matched components to ensure reliable and precise operation. Our systems are ideal for direct coating of roll cores and other round parts with core diameters between 5 and 200 mm and layer thicknesses of 2 to 20 mm. Depending on the crosshead size and the required output capacity, these systems can be equipped with vacuum rubber processing extruders with screw diameters of 60, 90 or 120 mm.
                  • Strip winding systems

                  • Strip winding systems: No compromises

                    Whether for flat or diagonal coating, the systems persuade in terms of cost-effectiveness and quality. Rolls up to a core diameter of 2,800 mm and in any face length can be equipped in a single pass with rubber layers from 0.5 - 70 mm.
                    Through the use of the various rubber extruders from KraussMaffei Berstorff, the coating systems provide an economic system concept for practically every commercially available rubber compound. That creates the basis for your success.
                  • Covermatic systems: The coating specialists

                  • High quality is always well received. As long as the coating was applied with precision.
                    The advantages of the Covermatic systems at a glance:
                    • Coating of roller cores, tubings, pipes and other round bodies of 5 - 310 mm diameter and lengths of up to 6,000 mm with rubber quality from 20 to 110 mooneys
                    • 3 machine models with feeder extruders of the GE-K, GE-KS or GE-SC series can be selected for covering capacities from 200 - 550 kg/h
                    • Excellent coating quality through special degassing of the mixture and non-invasive processing
                    • Low personnel levels due to automatic coating process and simple, fast dimension and mixture change
                    • Central control panel with memory storage for process and manufacturing data
                • V-belt systems

                • Customized technology for the best reliability

                  For V-belt manufacturers that would like to meet increasing customer demands at a professional level, the V-belt systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff are the ideal systems for coated, open-flank V-belts or V-ribbed belts. Their customized technology lets them offer production and investment security thanks to high product quality and reliability. Depending on the requirement, systems with different system components can be equipped for semi-finished products, assembly, vulcanization, cutting, grinding, measuring, inspecting and stamping. The result is a system optimally tailored to the product. A system whose versatility speaks for itself and makes it easy to have profitable production.

                  Coated V-belts - system design features:
                  • Build-up in layers on separating drums in a separating drum building up machine
                  • Profiling and scooping out sections for unfinished belt parts
                  • Coating unfinished belt parts in a coating machine
                  • Vulcanizing and stabilizing V-belts in a V-belt AUMA
                  Open-flank V-belt and V-ribbed belts – system design features:
                  • Build-up in layers on smooth or cogged separating drums in a separating drum building up machine
                  • Vulcanization in autoclaves with freely movable vulcanization sleeves
                  • Cooling the belt winding and drum in a cooling water pool.
                  • Removing the belt winding from the drum in a stripper
                  • Cutting the belt winding into individual belts using a cutting machine (VBC or drum cutting machines)
                  • V-ribbed belts manufactured in a similar process to smooth belts
                  • Special grinding machine for profiling.
                    • Compound preparation

                    • Preparing rubber compounds

                      Excellent quality and absolute reliability - in order to prove itself in continuous use and to add to the economic success of the company, systems for preparing rubber compounds have to be prepared as well as possible to meet the high requirements. From the strainer solution to the rolling mill technology, the same principles for success apply to every system: the highest quality, maximum availability and flexibility and perfect integration into the workflow of rubber article production.
                        • Cooling extruder

                        • Reliable melt cooling

                          To meet the demands for high quality, melt temperatures requiring effective and reliable melt cooling through the extruder must be maintained.
                          With our barrels and "wet" sleeves, we offer an optimum system. It provides for high heat dissipation with great cost-effectiveness. Cooling capacities from up to 110 kW/m² °K are made possible by using pressurized water, "wet" sleeves, and an optimized screw profile.
                        • Degassing extruders

                        • Optimum melt degassing

                          The polymers produced by synthesis contain volatile residual monomers which may have a negative environmental impact and an adverse effect on the functional properties of the polymers.
                          Our KE single-screw extruders have proven themselves to be effective for degassing higher molecular residual monomers from the PE or PS melt. They provide for high product quality and improve the functional properties.
                      • Plastics technology

                      • KraussMaffei Berstorff provides high-performance machines and systems along the entire value chain for manufacturing nearly all extruded plastic products. Whether during degassing in polymerization, in compounding, in pipe extrusion or in the manufacturing of profiles, sheets and plates, with KraussMaffei Berstorff's products, you achieve the highest product quality. In each phase, including the first planning conversation, development, design engineering, production, commissioning and servicing, we guarantee high-quality advice and solution expertise. Reliable spare parts logistics and service that is quick and responsive ensure optimum availability of your production systems.
                          • Melt-fed single screw extruders

                          • Perfectly mix, optimally degas, and reliably cool with high throughput.

                            KraussMaffei Berstorff single-screw extruders feature a simple and robust machine construction, low need for maintenance, highest torques, and free structuring of the procedure part. Thanks to their variable expansion options, the single-screw extruders are used worldwide for a wide variety of process tasks.
                            Thus outstanding outputs and dimensions were achieved with the KE single-screw extruder. For example:
                            • The world's largest screw diameter of 800 mm with throughputs of up to 74 t/h
                            • Melt homogenization with Maillefer shearing parts in conjunction with intensive cooling
                            • New standards for melt degassing in the manufacturing of bulk plastics
                              • Cooling extruder

                              • Reliable melt cooling

                                To meet the demands for high quality, melt temperatures requiring effective and reliable melt cooling through the extruder must be maintained.
                                With our barrels and "wet" sleeves, we offer an optimum system. It provides for high heat dissipation with great cost-effectiveness. Cooling capacities from up to 110 kW/m² °K are made possible by using pressurized water, "wet" sleeves, and an optimized screw profile.
                              • Degassing extruders

                              • Optimum melt degassing

                                The polymers produced by synthesis contain volatile residual monomers which may have a negative environmental impact and an adverse effect on the functional properties of the polymers.
                                Our KE single-screw extruders have proven themselves to be effective for degassing higher molecular residual monomers from the PE or PS melt. They provide for high product quality and improve the functional properties.
                            • Compounding

                            • Modular twin-screw extruders for a dynamic market environment

                              Reliability, flexibility and high throughput – the most important demands placed on a solution for compounding tasks. KraussMaffei Berstorff, with the three series ZE Basic, ZE-UTXi and ZE Ultra Torque (UT), provides tried and tested twin-screw extruders that fulfill these expectations. The comprehensive twin-screw extruder portfolio from KraussMaffei Berstorff provides the fitting solution for the processing and extrusion of plastics and other basic materials, and largely out of the standard product program.

                              KraussMaffei Berstorff, as a general contractor, optimizes compounding solutions in infrastructure already available or in factory-preassembled systems in modular form with supplemental equipment. The coherent design planning of the compounding system with KraussMaffei Berstorff pays off for you - through system components adjusted optimally to each other and through high production quality.
                                • ZE Basic

                                • Productivity, quality, reliability and cost-effectiveness. The ZE Basic series stands for these.
                                  For many compounders, the ZE Basic series is the ideal investment in the future. It perfectly unites innovation and resilience. Four ZE extruders with a modular design with screw diameters of 42 – 77 mm provide for increased efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
                                • ZE UTXi laboratory extruder for advanced development tasks

                                • Researching the production of tomorrow

                                  The ZE UTXi twin-screw extruders form their own one-of-a-kind performance class for the highest quality and productivity requirements. The twin-screw extruders win people over with well-thought-out solutions that fulfill process problems, increase product quality and simplify operation.
                                • ZE 40 - ZE 75 UTXi

                                • ZE UTXi twin-screw extruders set benchmarks in flexibility

                                  The ZE UTXi twin-screw extruders form their own one-of-a-kind performance class for the highest quality and productivity requirements. The twin-screw extruders win people over with well-thought-out solutions that fulfill process problems, increase product quality and simplify operation.
                                • ZE 90 to ZE 230 UT

                                • ZE Ultra Torque (UT) twin-screw extruder - Technology and productivity without compromises.
                                  Since its market launch, the UltraTorque series has been the measure of all things in matters of throughput, reliability and product quality. The perfect coordination of the machine components, a modular procedural structure for optimal product quality, a high machine availability, and the simplest operation. The result: A state-of-the-art machine, which combines reliability and innovation and provides you the critical performance advantage in a perfect manner.
                                • System solutions

                                • Complete system solutions from KraussMaffei Berstorff secure your advantage

                                  The best possible matching of all individual components.
                              • Pipe extrusion

                              • The optimal solution for every task in pipe extrusion

                                KraussMaffei Berstorff offers all machines and systems for manufacturing plastic pipes in the diameter range of 5 to 2500 mm. Double and single-screw extruders and pipe heads are the core piece of each system; aside from that, our product line covers all automation components. To increase cost-effectiveness, we have developed flexible extrusion systems, such as the QuickSwitch system. Aside from that, we offer procedures for reducing material cost. KraussMaffei Berstorff is a system provider for extrusion lines for production of complex special and standard pipes.
                                  • Pipe extrusion systems

                                  • KraussMaffei Berstorff provides complete systems from a single source as a system solution.
                                    As a system provider, KraussMaffei Berstorff offers all components for manufacturing plastic pipes with a diameter from 5 to 2500 mm, including automation components. Our product line covers single-screw extruders, counter-rotating and co-rotating twin-screw extruders with the corresponding pipe heads, downstream components and peripheral devices, and fully automatic pipelines. All our components and automation systems are consistently designed for the highest degree of material, energy and cost savings with a uniformly high quality of products. For every application, we offer systems tailored to the customer's wishes from a single source.
                                  • Large-diameter pipe systems

                                  • As a system provider, KraussMaffei Berstorff delivers integrated complete system concepts for economical large pipe production.
                                    Particularly in emerging markets, demand for large pipes made of plastic is growing more and more. To round out its product portfolio, KraussMaffei Berstorff provides systems for PO large pipe production with a diameter of up to 2,500 mm and a wall thickness of up to 100 mm.

                                    Along with the increase in output, the systems stand out in particular because the weight per meter can be reduced to a minimum. The producer benefits from an enormous potential savings in material costs, whose proportion of total manufacturing costs can be up to 90% for the extrusion of small plastic pipes.
                                  • QuickSwitch technology for in-line dimension change without interruption of the production process

                                  • System for PO pipe production at the highest level of flexibility and lowest costs

                                    With the flexible QuickSwitch system from KraussMaffei Berstorff, the producer can change the pipe dimension at the touch of a button in mere minutes. The centerpiece of the system is the calibration basket with which the complete system can be set quickly to the desired pipe dimension in just one step.
                                  • 36D single-screw extruder for economical PO pipe production     

                                  • 36 L/D long process concept for a wide variety of requirements from the real world

                                    The KraussMaffei Berstorff single-screw extruders of the 36D series stand for high production reliability; they uniformly connect high output with excellent product quality across the entire performance range. From a process technology standpoint, the series offers a wide variety of advantages.
                                  • Pipe heads for polyolefin processing

                                  • The KraussMaffei Berstorff PO pipe head series enables flexible manufacturing of single and multi-layered pipes
                                    Adapted properly for performance to the high output of the KraussMaffei Berstorff single-screw extruders and according to the principle of the spiral distributor, the pipe heads cover a large bandwidth of diameters and wall thicknesses.
                                  • Complete system solutions for special tasks in PO pipe extrusion

                                  • Extrusion of peroxide cured PE pipes and plumbing and heating pipes
                                    Pipes made of cured PE or of other plastics feature substantially improved properties compared to pipes made of metallic materials. KraussMaffei Berstorff provides complete systems and special customer-specific solutions for this. Depending on the application, either the KraussMaffei Berstorff single-screw extruders of the 36D series or conical twin-screw extruders are used.
                                  • Systems for continuous production of insulated polyurethane pipes

                                  • Due to their excellent insulation properties, PUR-encapsulated pipes are ever more in demand, particularly against the backdrop of the global endeavor to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions. The insulation with polyurethane reduces the thermal conductivity of the overall pipe. The medium to be transported is protected from thermal environmental influences such as heat or cold.
                                  • 36D twin-screw extruders for economical PVC pipe extrusion        

                                  • The parallel twin-screw extruders of the 36D series from KraussMaffei Berstorff are specially designed for PVC processing. A broad product line with modular concept offers economical and high-performance production solutions – adapted to the needs of the customer.
                                  • Pipe heads for PVC processing

                                  • With a total of seven different sizes, the pipe head product line of KraussMaffei Berstorff covers a broad diameter range from 16 mm to 800 mm in PVC pipe production. In combination with the 36D twin-screw extruders, they are optimally designed for processing a wide range of U-PVC recipes. The pipe heads are designed according to the mandrel support principle, since it has proven to be best particularly for processing thermally sensitive materials.
                                  • Systems for manufacturing C-PVC pipes

                                  • When it comes to plastics production from C-PVC, our many years' worth of experience in extrusion technology is in demand. The machines from KraussMaffei Berstorff are best designed from a process technology standpoint to process all current C-PVC mixtures (with an increased chlorine content of 62-69% and a density of 1.50 to 1.55 g/cm³) optimally.
                                  • Direct extrusion systems reduce raw material costs and increase cost-effectiveness

                                  • With the direct extrusion systems from KraussMaffei Berstorff, the material is compounded in just one step and the product is simultaneously extruded. The process of treating the polymer with fillers to prepare a compound granulate is coupled with the extrusion of pipes. (The extrusion of sheets and profiles is also possible using this procedure). In this way, fillers such as barium sulfate can be processed in a one-step process.
                                  • KraussMaffei Berstorff pelletizing systems for rigid and flexible PVC

                                  • Pelletize cost-effectively and with high-performance

                                    Economical manufacturing of PVC granulates requires a high degree of expertise. Perfect command of the pelletizing process is just as critical here as expertise in raw materials and formulations.
                                  • Premium quality wear resistance on KraussMaffei Berstorff twin-screw extruders

                                  • The plasma-powder deposition welding method for coating the top root-face edges on counter-rotating twin-screw extruders
                                • Profile extrusion

                                • KraussMaffei Berstorff supplies individual machines and complete profile production systems for all profile extrusion applications from a single source.

                                  Our product line includes conical and parallel twin-screw extruders, coextruders for integrated extrusion systems as well as piggyback and tandem extrusion solutions. Whether you want to produce profiles made of PVC, PE, or other materials—whichever profile type you want—with our systems you have every option available.
                                    • High-performance profile extruder solutions                                    

                                    • KraussMaffei Berstorff supplies individual machines and complete profile extrusion systems for all profile extrusion applications from a single source. Our product line includes conical and parallel twin-screw extruders of the 32D series. These are complemented by coextruders for integrated extrusion systems such as piggyback or tandem designs. We provide our customers tailor-made solutions for high-performance extrusion, for the flexible requirements of core technology, and for the production of technical profiles or for NFC processing.
                                    • More flexibility and cost-effectiveness in profile extrusion with the 32D twin-screw extruder series

                                    • The 32D series combines excellent profile quality with peak production flexibility and excellent cost-effectiveness in production. The long process unit of the twin-screw extruder decisively improves the melt homogeneity and significantly expands the processing window. In addition, the series is optimally designed for that which the market of today increasingly expects and demands from production: Flexible profile extrusion for maximum cost-effectiveness.
                                    • Conical series

                                    • Flexibility and process stability in profile extrusion with conical extruders from KraussMaffei Berstorff

                                      The twin-screw extruders of the conical series are particularly suitable for the lower profile performance range, as both mono-extruders and coextruders.
                                    • Solutions for processing NFC/WPC

                                    • KraussMaffei Berstorff covers the entire value-adding chain with its product portfolio of co-rotating and counter-rotating technology for extrusion of composite materials made of renewable resources. From the selection of appropriate raw materials, to the recipe, material processing, and pelletizing, all the way to the extrusion and production of complete application systems, KraussMaffei Berstorff is a system provider that implements individualized customer wishes.
                                  • Rigid sheet extrusion lines

                                  • Through customized extrusion technology for production of premium quality plastic sheets

                                    Sheets of PVC, PO or C-PVC are a contemporary alternative to wood, sheets of fiber, and other compact materials. They can be further processed in many ways, refined, and are used in many areas of the construction and advertising industries. KraussMaffei Berstorff, as a highly skilled system provider, for years has offered proven, integrated total system concepts for a variety of films and sheet products. The advanced application and process knowledge of our application engineers and getting all engineering work from a single source reduces your effort upon start of production and in the rest of the production process.
                                      • PVC sheet extrusion

                                      • As a system provider, KraussMaffei Berstorff offers proven, integrated total system concepts for a variety of films and sheet products made from PVC.
                                        Our 32D technology has long been proven in profile extrusion, and is also used in PVC sheet production. While the KMD 164-32/PL provides for high output with foam sheets, the KMD 114-32/PL and KMD 133-32/PL models have proven excellent for the production of thermoformable compact sheets and for foam sheets.
                                      • PO sheet extrusion

                                      • KraussMaffei Berstorff is a system provider for integrated, complete solutions for a wide variety of sheet products in PO processing.
                                        The importance of polyolefin-based plastics has grown continuously for decades, and the trend is rising. They are used ever more frequently, above all in the sheet extrusion area. The 36D single-screw extruders from KraussMaffei Berstorff are optimally suited for extrusion of compact or foamed sheets made of polyolefins.
                                      • PS/ABS plastic sheets

                                      • KraussMaffei Berstorff has developed sheet extrusion systems specifically for manufacturing high-quality plastic sheets for a wide variety of products. For example, cost-effective components for devices or facade cladding are produced using a hot deformation process.
                                      • PC/PMMA/SAN/PET-G plastic sheets

                                      • Quality and purity play a large role in manufacturing transparent sheets. Therefore optimally coordinated machine technology has to be used for manufacturing sheets requiring high transparency, scratch and impact resistance, UV resistance, and good thermoforming properties.
                                    • Flexible sheet extrusion lines

                                    • Economical manufacturing of premium quality plastic sheets has never been so easy.

                                      Even easier — KraussMaffei Berstorff, as a general contractor, provides all services for constructing a high-performance extrusion system, beginning with the system logistics and design, then the actual construction of the system, and then training and production support for all services.

                                      Even more economical — process and shape plastic recipes in a single pass with a twin-screw extruder, achieve higher throughputs by using cost-effective raw materials. The reincorporation of edge strips and scrap webs increases the cost-effectiveness even more.

                                      Even higher quality — together with its reliable single and twin-screw extruders and the polishing stacks that are perfectly tailored to the requirements, the KraussMaffei Berstorff systems provide optimum prerequisites for producing premium quality plastic sheets.
                                        • Standard thermoforming sheet lines

                                        • Extrusion with single-screw extruders and specified modules.

                                          You will immediately see the cost-effectiveness of the KraussMaffei Berstorff standard thermoforming sheet lines. The 4 modules of the system are consistently designed and technically coordinated according to the modular principle.
                                        • High-quality thermoforming sheets

                                        • KraussMaffei Berstorff high-quality thermoforming sheets systems for in-line compounding of thermoformable sheets enable not only the perfectly efficient production of premium quality sheets for a wide variety of packaging tasks. The twin-screw extruders of this system also combine in a continuous process the otherwise separate process steps of compounding and sheet extrusion. Moreover, the system has additional advantages for your production.
                                        • Technical sheet

                                        • Systems for producing technical sheet are designed by KraussMaffei Berstorff to match the needs of particular customers and procedures. They enable manufacturing of a wide variety of sheet, such as for the automotive and automotive supplier industry, for building construction and underground construction, and for a large number of applications in the area of design engineering.
                                        • Fabric-reinforced sheets

                                        • KraussMaffei Berstorff extrusion coating systems always provide an optimal economical solution for your sheet manufacturing. The systems prove themselves in daily use in the manufacturing of various fabric-reinforced webs, which are used for a wide range of applications in construction. The wide range of extruder and calender products makes them the ideal choice for every requirement.
                                      • Foam extrusion lines

                                      • Highest product quality and reliability

                                        KraussMaffei Berstorff provides reliable and high-performance machines and systems along the entire value-adding chain for manufacturing physically foamed sheets, pipes, and sheets made of plastic. They meet all of the requirements for an efficient extrusion process.

                                        The advantages at a glance
                                        • Output from up to 2,000 kg/h in manufacturing XPS sheets

                                        • Broad processing spectrum of all standard plastics (PS, PE, or PP) and many high-temperature plastics (PET, PEI, and PES) up to a maximum temperature of 350°C
                                        • Processing environmentally friendly propellants
                                        • Reusing startup material, edge strips, and scrap webs
                                        • Central system control with touchscreen for consistently intuitive and ergonomic operation
                                        • Perfectly coordinated system components
                                        • Optimally equipped TechCenter for product development and process optimization
                                          • Sheet systems

                                          • The ISO-Board Schaumtandex systems are the world's most successful systems for manufacturing XPS heat insulation boards. Amazing? Not really. KraussMaffei Berstorff knows the stringent requirements that a Schaumtandex system has to fulfill to make a successful contribution — both today and in the future.
                                          • Tube and profile systems

                                          • The ISO-TUBE Schaumex and Schaumtandex foam extrusion systems meet the highest demands with regard to quality, productivity, and reliability in the manufacturing of PE, PP, PE/EVA foam pipes or profiles.
                                          • Film systems

                                          • The KraussMaffei Berstorff Schaumex and Schaumtandex foam extrusion systems combine decades of procedural expertise and innovative technology for innovative extrusion concepts. The systems provide excellent product properties precisely for films made of polystyrene, polyethylene low-density foam, and polyethylene or polypropylene high-density foam.