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Manual Screen Changer (MSC)

Manual Screen Changer

Features Include

  • 3 position handle
  • Compact / Low profile
  • Bolt through connections standard
  • Guaranteed leak-free operation to 10,000 psi
  • Breaker plate open area largest in industry
  • All parts manufactured to ISO-9002 standards
  • Integral up and down stream adaptors available
  • Process temperatures to 450° F, 700° F with optional patented all-metal seal

Benefits

  • Filters out contaminants
  • Simple and easy changeover
  • Minimal machine downtime
  • Easier access and less interference for the operator
  • Extruder screw may be pulled through the screen changer without removal

PSI Manual Screen Changers provide a cost effective filtration solution for the polymer extrusion industry. Designed and manufactured in the U.S., the Manual Screen Changer features a pressure activated seal to ensure leak-free operation up to 10,000 psi and 450° F, 700° F with optional patented all-metal seal. The Manual Screen Changer is ideal for processes that can be shut down momentarily in order to make a screen change.

PSI Manual Screen Changers can be custom designed for specific applications and processes including higher pressures, integrated divert, and special materials.

Applications

  • Blown film and cast film
  • Sheet
  • Coating
  • Pipe and profile
  • Compounding
  • Wire and cable
  • Tubing
  • Blow molding
  • Food and chemical
  • Lab lines
  • Textiles (fibers and nonwovens)
  • EVA, hot melt adhesive and PSA
  • High pressure
  • Co-ex satellite extruders
  • Pelletizing (strands and underwater)
  • Most polymers and viscous materials
See our adaptor and mounting interface options →
Technical Data For Our Manual Screen Changer
Model Extruder Output Screen Diameter Filter Area Weight
MSC (lbs/hr) | (kg/hr) (in) | (mm) (in²) | (cm²) (lbs) | (kg)
046 15-300 | 6.8-135 1.82 | 46.3 2.60 | 16.77 35 | 16
058 300-750 | 135-340 2.29 | 58.3 4.12 | 26.58 60 | 27
076 500-1,300 | 225-590 3.00 | 76.3 7.07 | 45.61 85 | 39
096 850-2,100 | 385-950 3.79 | 96.3 11.28 | 72.77 125 | 57
116 1,200-3,000 | 545-1,360 4.58 | 116.3 16.47 | 106.26 210 | 95
125 1,500-3,500 | 680-1,600 4.93 | 125.3 19.09 | 123.16 225 | 102
148 2,000-4,800 | 900-2,200 5.84 | 148.3 26.79 | 172.84 310 | 141

For larger sizes and special applications contact our PSI sales office

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