[ Extrusion Tooling ]
The illustration above is a generic representation of the many products available from GENCA.
All of these products are available in designs and materials suitable to extrude any plastic, rubber, high temperature plastics and filled plastics.
For over 70 years, GENCA has led the field in innovations and has developed thousands of extrusion tools and systems. GENCA routinely undertakes development of new extrusion tools.
The following list shows ranges and type of products available. Additional details for the most popular products are shown in individual product line brochures; i.e., "Medical", "Wire & Cable", "Hose, Pipe & Consumer", "Screws & Barrels", "Purge Valve" and "Quick Color Changers" . These brochures contain information for only the most popular models. Our Sales Engineers can help you find the right solution.
GENCA supplies crossheads for “sub-millimeter” to over 20 inches for extruded products in a variety of materials and designs.
- In-Line Heads
GENCA supplies in-line heads for 1/2” to over 10 inches for extruded products in a variety of materials and designs.
- Purge Valves
GENCA supplies manual and pneumatically operated purge valves. GENCA purge valves feature adjustable pressure/flow characteristics. This "simulates" the crosshead at running conditions.
- Flange Connections & Clamps
GENCA supplies flanges and clamps for most extruders and GENCA extrusion heads.
- Quick Color Change Systems
GENCA supplies Quick Color Change (QCC) Systems that are hydraulically, pneumatically or manually operated. These are available in "no purge/no waste" and "purge to floor" configurations.
- Tips, Dies, Pins & Bushings and Spare Parts
GENCA designs and manufactures extrusion tools for simple round products to complex multi-lumen, multi-layer products. GENCA stocks a large inventory of common tips, dies and crosshead parts.
- Breaker Plates
GENCA supplies a wide variety of breaker plate designs, including replacements for most OEM’s.
- Extrusion and Injection Screws, Barrels & Check Valves
GENCA can supply screws from under 1/2" diameter up to 18" diameter and 30 feet long, and barrels up to 12" diameter. For more details, see section "Screws, Barrels and Check Valves".
- Swing Gates, Tables and Clamps
GENCA supplies a wide variety of designs of swing gates and clamps. Tables are available for GENCA’s larger (heavier) heads. These tables support heads during positioning, cleaning, assembly and disassembly. Many of these have hydraulic assist designs.
- Heaters, Thermocouples, Rupture Discs
GENCA stocks a large number of heaters, thermocouples and rupture disks for its most popular heads which allows for quick delivery.
- Copper Mesh
GENCA stocks copper mesh which is used for cleaning extrusion tools.