Bausano extruder handles heavily contaminated waste

March 27, 2023
The E-GO R, which comes in six models, combines a screw that has an optimized L/D ratio with a powerful single- or dual-zone vacuum degassing system.

E-GO R This Bausano single-screw extruder is designed to recycle and repelletize post-industrial and post-consumer plastic waste, such as heavily printed plastic scrap. The E-GO R comes in six models, yielding outputs from 397 pounds to 2,425 pounds per hour, and handles a range of resins, including HDPE, LDPE and PP. Bausano is represented in the North American market by Mercer Process Equipment Inc. and IMS Tri Mechanical LLC.  

What’s new? The E-GO R system. 

Benefits Efficient processing of highly contaminated plastic waste. The E-GO R combines a screw with an optimized L/D ratio with a powerful single- or dual-zone vacuum degassing system to deal with material containing volatiles or significant water content. It performs plasticization and pelletization functions in one step, and is ideal for crushed regrinds or flakes. Its immersion cutting system provides perfectly uniform pellets.  

Mercer Process Equipment Inc., Houston, 713-984-1282, 

IMS Tri Mechanical LLC, Oswego, Ill., 630-636-7411, 

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David Tillett | Associate Editor

Associate Editor David Tillett writes and edits for Plastics Machinery & Manufacturing, Plastics Recycling and The Journal of Blow Molding. He covers new products, industry news, patents and consumer and business equipment. He has more than 20 years of experience in daily newspaper, online and magazine journalism.