- March 11, 2007, pffc-online.com
MCPHERSON, KS—American Maplan Corp.'s custom screw design team is developing screws addressing specific needs for the market, including rate improvement, melt stability, and homogeneity. The company offers screw coating technology for all types of screws. A laser sensor-controlled PTA welder technology is used to precision coat the screw flights with tungsten carbide for parallel and conical screws. Molybdenum coating also is available. American Maplan manufacturers single, twin-parallel, twin-conical, and parallel screws and screw designs for competitors' machines, providing over 400 different screw geometries for 65 different extruder models for the top manufacturers in the world. See maplan.com.