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granulate

(grăn′yə-lāt′)
v. granu·lated, granu·lating, granu·lates
v.tr.
1. To form into grains or granules.
2. To make rough and grainy.
v.intr.
To become granular or grainy.

gran′u·la′tive adj.
gran′u·la′tor n.
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The specific granulating energy to produce 10 mm granules is typically only 0.
The length of the conveyor and the granulating rate will dictate the duration of unmanned operation.
Experience has shown that a bale granulating system of this type can produce with one operator in four hours what a conventional guillotine and granulator might give in eight hours with two operators.
multi-knife granulators which are particularly suitable for fine granulating scrap down to 1 mm;
This chamber style is preferred for granulating bottles, injection molded tv cabinets, or other bulky, thin-walled parts.
Open rotors provide unrestricted air flow through the cutting chamber and so are more often selected for granulating heat-sensitive resins or feedstocks that are still quite warm from processing.
Conversely, at higher rotor speeds, larger screen holes are necessary to maintain throughput, but larger holes can increase the range of particle sizes produced, particularly when granulating brittle materials.
Units have various styles of grinding plates, adjustable gap clearance between grinding surfaces, and predetermined runner-head speeds for grinding, pulverizing, granulating, or blending powder mixtures.
Offers a complete line of scrap-reclaim, granulating and blending equipment.
Both beside-the-press and central granulators are supplied for granulating most sizes and shapes of thermoplastics, including specialized products such as plastic sheets and film.