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PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. Extended-Area Continuous (EAC) Screen Changer for High Volume Material Filtration to be Featured at NPE 2015 (March 23, 2015)

PSI-Polymer Systems recently sold a very large Extended Area Continuous (EAC) screen changer to one of the world’s largest materials producers. The producer utilizes a massive extruder with a 4 ft diameter die that can produce enough material to fill an entire railcar in under an hour when running at full capacity.

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PSI-Polymer Systems Gear Pumps Feature Multiple Manifolds For Fast Changeovers – Reducing Downtime and Increasing Product Quality (August 15, 2014)

PSI-Polymer Systems has been an industry leader in the production of extrusion gear pumps with manifold options for many years. Recently, they have been called upon to customize their product for several challenging, cutting edge applications, and their engineers were up to the task.

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PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. Offers Die Change Solutions For Foam Extrusion and Other Applications (August 15, 2014)

Recently, there has been an increased demand in the industry for cross-linked material (EVA) sheets, used primarily in production of solar cells. This application is particularly challenging for the extrusion melt pump and screen changers because of the material’s high melt temperature and the stringent demands for flatness of the end product.

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PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. Screen Changers and Gear Pumps Increase Quality For Challenging Solar Cell Applications (August 15, 2014)

PSI-Polymer Systems has recently placed a massive new 12” slide plate screen changer into production with a leading global material supplier. The screen changer was supplied as a retrofit for another company’s model, and designed to be a drop-in replacement unit. The new PSI screen changer dramatically improved the machine’s output and efficiency.

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PSI-Polymer Systems Inc.’s Continuous Screen Changers PSI-Polymer Systems Inc.’s Continuous Screen Changers Perform Flawlessly for Challenging Food Industry Candy Application
(April 8, 2014)

Conover, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems has recently sold a modified continuous screen changer to a leading U.S.-based candy producer for use in a challenging food extrusion application. The ability for the screen changer to perform well in this unique application highlights the customization and solution oriented abilities that PSI prides itself on.

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PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. Introduces New Line of 12” Drop-In Replacement Screen Changers for Large Extruder Applications
(January 29, 2014)

PSI-Polymer Systems has recently placed a massive new 12” slide plate screen changer into production with a leading global material supplier. The screen changer was supplied as a retrofit for another company’s model, and designed to be a drop-in replacement unit. The new PSI screen changer dramatically improved the machine’s output and efficiency.

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PSI-Polymer Systems Inc.’s New 3-Way Divert Valve Technology Ideal for Numerous Extrusion Processing Functions
(October 16, 2013)

PSI-Polymer Systems has recently introduced two new polymer Divert Valve designs. The first design is a new combination filter I divert valve (DIV-F), intended primarily for lab applications but suitable for larger scale operations as well. The second is a combination A-B die I divert valve (DIV-3X) used to direct material either to multiple dies or directly to the floor to purge.

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PSI-Polymer Systems’ New Lip Seal Provides Gear Pump Leak-Free Performance for Viscosities as Low as 100 Centipoise (October 16, 2013)

Conover, NC (October 16, 2013) ... Since its founding, PSI-Polymer Systems Inc.  has pioneered the move away from traditional stainless steel seals on gear pumps, to create a more reliable seal, immune to the catastrophic damage that can normally occur if material contact with the steel gear shaft is made.  

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PSI-Polymer Systems Introduces Low Viscosity Seal For Bolt Type Screen Changers (October 16, 2013)

PSI-Polymer Systems has recently introduced a new seal, applicable to any of its bolt type screen changers and divert valves, which prevents material leakage on extremely low viscosity polymers and fluids.

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Don McnamaraPSI-Polymer Systems names new General Manager
(November 20, 2012)

Conover, NC— PSI-Polymer Systems is pleased to announce it has named Don Macnamara as their new General Manager.  Macnamara, a 27-year industry veteran, will report to PSI’s owner, Glenn Woodcock, and will coordinate strategic development and oversee all daily business operations.  

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Collage Of Processing EquipmentPSI-Polymer Systems, Inc. Enters Its Tenth Year Serving The Plastics Industry (April 29, 2010)

Conover, NC—Layoffs and high unemployment. Companies going out of business. A credit crunch. Yes, the year 2000 was a very difficult time to start a business.

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PSI's New Conover FacilityPSI-Polymer Systems, Inc. Completes Move To New Facility (June 8, 2009)

New Building Triples Space; Company Will Expand Service Offerings and Inventory

Conover, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. has announced it has completed its move to an all-new facility in Conover, North Carolina. The new building is approximately 8 miles from the company’s former location in Hickory and features 45,000ft² of floor space, three times more space than PSI had in their old location.

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Continuous Backflush Screen ChangerContinuous Backflush Screen Changer From PSI-Polymer Systems Is Specially Designed For Extrusion & Pelletizing Of Recycled Material (October 30, 2008)

Extruders and pelletizers running recycled materials can greatly benefit from the use of the continuous backflush screen changer (CSC/BF) from PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. The CSC/BF provides maximum melt filtration capabilities, separating the impurities out of the material and allowing processors to continue running with no downtime.

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High Pressure Gear PumpPSI-Polymer Systems, Inc. Introduces Extrusion Gear Pump Line For PEX & Tubing Applications (July, 2008)

Hickory, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. has introduced a new line of extrusion gear pumps specifically designed for processing cross-linked polyethylene (PEX).

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Our 8 ft x 6 ft lathePSI-Polymer Systems Inc. Announces New Repair & Rebuild Program For Gear Pumps, Screen Changers, & Static Mixers For Extrusion (April 9, 2008)

Hickory, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. has announced it has implemented a new repair & rebuild service program for gear pumps, screen changers, and static mixers for extrusion applications. This new program emphasizes service and repair of non-PSI brands of equipment. Turnaround times are often 24 hours or less.

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Hydraulic Screen ChangerPSI-Polymer Systems Inc. Introduces New Line Of Hydraulic Screen Changers For Twin Screw Extruder Applications (May 7, 2007)

Hickory, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. has introduced a new line of hydraulic slide plate screen changers specifically designed for polymer filtration in twin screw extruder applications.

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Leakproof Seals For Screen ChangersPSI-Polymer Systems, Inc. Receives Patent on Leakproof Seals For Screen Changers (March 22, 2007)

Hickory, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,147,774 B2 by inventor Bart Jones for its “Pressure Activated All Metal Lifetime Seal” utilized in its Model HSC Hydraulic Slide Plate and Model MSC Manual Screen Changers.

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PSI-Polymer Systems To Introduce New Extrusion Products at NPE 2006 (June 19, 2006)

Hickory, NC—At NPE 2006, PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. will introduce several new products for the plastics extrusion industry.

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High Pressure Gear Pump

New High Pressure Gear Pump Introduced By PSI-Polymer Systems, Inc. (January 31, 2005)

Hickory, NC—A new high pressure gear pump (HGP) has been introduced by PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. This product is ideal for the most demanding extrusion processes. It is designed to process highly viscous, filled materials and can operate at pressures up to 10,000 PSI and temperatures up to 600°F.

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Continuous Backflush Screen Changer

PSI-Polymer Systems, Inc. Introduces New Continuous Backflush Screen Changer (December 7, 2004)

HICKORY, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. has introduced a new Continuous Backflush Screen Changer (CSC/BF), designed for highly reliable polymer filtration in a wide variety of extrusion applications.

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Bart Jones is the Screen Changer Man

PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. Introduces New 8" Hydraulic Screen Changer (Feb 6, 2004)

HICKORY, NC—PSI-Polymer Systems Inc. has introduced a new product, an 8" hydraulic screen changer for polymer filtration on large extrusion applications.

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