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com·pound·ing

(kom'pownd-ing)
The act of combining parts to form a whole.
[L. compono, to put together]

compounding

(kom′pownd″ing)
Combining pharmacologically active agents at a pharmacy; mixing or preparing a single active agent at a pharmacy for use by an individual patient.

CAUTION!

Pharmacies that compound drugs are regulated by state and local boards of pharmacy, not by the FDA.
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Offers reciprocating single-screw extruders and/or corotating intermeshing twin-screw extruders for compounding thermoplastics and thermosets.
ZSK corotating intermeshing twinscrew extruders in MEGAcompounder or MEGAvolume design for compounding polyolefins, engineering resins, color additive masterbatches, and blending reinforced plastics.
Broker of thermoplastics with compounding operation in China.
Also, it is not uncommon for compounding release agent ingredients, such as low molecular weight polyethylene, to be used with compounds based on polychloroprene or some other elastomer bases (ref.
Sometimes the proper use of some compounding additives may help in achieving a better dispersion (ref.
Company supplies reciprocating single-screw extruders and/or corotating intermeshing twin-screw extruders for compounding thermoplastics and thermosets.
Contact a Biltrite Industries Sales Representative at either of our locations to discuss your custom rubber mixing, calendering, slitting and compounding requirements at: Toronto, Canada 1-800-565-5875 or Findlay, Ohio 1-800-677-3578
Specializes in turnkey compounding systems for incorporating all types of raw materials, homogenizing and extruding a semi-finished product (flat sheet, pellets, profiles), and direct forming in some cases of finished products in one continuous process.
Trident single-screw extrusion systems for applications in compounding, pipe and profile, coextrusion, film and sheet, single and tandem foam sheet, fiber wire and cable, reclaim and extrusion pelletizing.
Single-screw compounding extruders handle cold- or hot-feed additive blending, L/D ratios from 8:1 to over 40:1.
* Dyneon LLC Custom Compounding Inc., Custom Compounding, PA (C)
Compounding news at NPE hit the high points of current interest, especially wood-fiber, long-glass, and nanoclay composites.