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ENTEK DONATES TWIN-SCREW EXTRUDER TO OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Machine Will Be Used for Wood-Plastic Composites Research and Development ENTEK is pleased to announce that it has donated an E-MAX™ E-27mm twin-screw extruder with auxiliary equipment to the Department of Wood Science and Engineering at Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis, Oregon. The machine, donated in 2006, has recently been started-up and is now… Read more

ENTEK ANNOUNCES HIGHER THROUGHPUT CAPABILITIES FOR THE FIBER AND WOOD-PLASTIC COMPOSITES MARKET

25% Greater Output Achieved Using New Screw and Process Technology NPE 2006, Booth No. 1304, McCormick Place South At a press conference on May 18, 2006 at company headquarters in Lebanon, OR, ENTEK demonstrated new technology that allows the highest throughput capabilities ever achieved on the company’s 53mm twin-screw extrusion equipment. ENTEK engineers will be… Read more

NEW E-MAX™ 40MM TWIN-SCREW EXTRUDER FROM ENTEK IDEAL FOR CUSTOM COMPOUNDING APPLICATIONS

ENTEK has introduced the latest addition to its E-MAX™ twin-screw extruder line with the launch of its new E40 Extruder. Ideal for custom compounding and running small lots of highly customized materials, ENTEK has introduced the E40 as a solution for extruders looking for a small-sized twin-screw machine for advanced research and development or production… Read more

NEW ENTEK CARBIDE-LINED EXTRUSION BARRELS PROVIDE HIGHER RIGIDITY, IMPROVED WEAR RESISTANCE

New Manufacturing Process Developed; Barrels Can Last 3x Longer than Competition ENTEK has announced it has developed a new manufacturing process for producing carbide-lined extrusion barrels. This new process uses a proprietary spherical carbide/nickel matrix, which offers numerous advantages over the competition, including higher rigidity and improved wear resistance. Carbide barrels are used in extrusion… Read more

NEW PRODUCTS FROM ENTEK AT NPE 2006

ENTEK will add a new model to its E-MAX™ twin-screw extruder line at NPE 2006 with the launch of the new E40 Extruder. The E40 is a 40mm diameter twin-screw extruder that features a Henschel TGE gearbox. The E40 features a 150hp motor that runs at 1,200rpm. A key feature of the E40 is that… Read more

ENTEK MANUFACTURING CELEBRATES RECORD SAFETY ACHIEVEMENT

ENTEK Manufacturing, Inc. of Lebanon, OR has announced it has achieved a safety milestone: the company has gone two years without a lost-time event. This means that ENTEK’s 85 employees have totaled almost 500,000 hours of work without a single accident. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines a recordable at-work injury as one… Read more

ENTEK ANNOUNCES SEVERAL PERSONNEL MOVES

ENTEK Manufacturing, Inc. of Lebanon, OR has announced several personnel promotions at the company. Larry Keith, President of ENTEK, made the announcements effective January 1, 2006. Dr. Kirk Hanawalt has been named Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of ENTEK. In this role, he will manage the day-to-day operations and will oversee the majority of departments within… Read more

ENTEK ANNOUNCES WPC-OPTIMIZED LINE OF TWIN-SCREW EXTRUDERS

Machines Feature Industry-Leading Throughput Rates ENTEK Manufacturing, Inc.’s line of co-rotating twin-screw extruders are known for their high performance, and are in use by many of the industry’s leading wood-plastic decking producers. The company’s line of E-MAX™ twin-screw extruders feature specific designs and options for wood-plastic composite (WPC) applications. These machines feature industry-leading output rates:… Read more

ENTEK ANNOUNCES SCREW & BARREL MANUFACTURING PROGRAM FOR CO-ROTATING AND COUNTER-ROTATING TWIN-SCREW EXTRUDERS

ENTEK Manufacturing, Inc. has announced it is manufacturing screws and barrels for not only its own brand of co-rotating twin screw extruders, but as replacement parts for other co-rotating and counter-rotating brands as well. These parts are manufactured at ENTEK’s headquarters in Lebanon, OR USA and are available in sizes ranging from 27mm to 160mm.… Read more

PLANTIC TECHNOLOGIES LTD PURCHASES NEW 103MM ENTEK TWIN-SCREW EXTRUDER FOR COMPOUNDING BIODEGRADABLE MATERIALS

Australian Company Now Has Three ENTEK Processing Lines Plantic Technologies Ltd. of Melbourne, Australia has purchased a new 103mm twin-screw extruder from ENTEK Manufacturing, Inc. of Lebanon, OR for large-scale processing of its biodegradable materials. Plantic, which already has two ENTEK twin-screw extruders running at its headquarters in Melbourne, will use the new 103mm system… Read more

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