September 21, 2012

New American Kuhne Extruder at First Polymer Training Facility

American Kuhne, through their agent in Ireland- Padraic Lunn (Precision Extrusion Technologies.) have delivered a new modular extruder at First Polymer Training in Athlone. Precision Extrusion Technologies  is based in Sligo and provides leading edge extrusion equipment to the plastics industry.

With this new extruder FPT will now be able to deliver public extrusion courses at their centre in Athlone. The first courses will be delivered in Q4 2012, for more details see our Training Calendar.

American Kuhne, Inc. is a manufacturer of high technology extrusion machinery and they supply single screw extruders, feed screws, extrusion systems and extrusion process controllers. Extruders range from 1/2” through 12-inch. They are designed and built in Ashaway, Rhode Island, USA. Turn-key pipe, tubing and profile systems are also developed, tested and manufactured in Ashaway. In addition, the company also maintains a fully instrumented extrusion lab with a high-speed computerized data acquisition system available for free customer trials.

For more information on American Kuhne machines see 


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