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CPeX® Laboratory Compact Processor

For small scale testing and development.

The CPeX® Laboratory Compact Processor utilizes the unique and proven FARREL POMINI continuous mixing technology in a size suitable for testing and development. The CPeX® design allows compounders to conduct laboratory-scale product development trials, extend product application portfolios, expedite time to market and reduce costs.

The CPeX® is designed for developing new and improved formulations of polymer and masterbatch compounds in laboratories of production facilities as well as conducting academic research and training in universities.

CPeX® Key Features Include:

  • 10 – 30 Kg/hour production capacity
  • Accepts full-size pellet as well as standard feed materials
  • Supports both CP Standard and CPXL rotor configurations on one platform
  • Fully integrated wiring and piping that is “connect and go” and suitable for any industrial voltage
  • Fully functioning orifice for performance as flexible as production machines
  • Single-screw flex wall volumetric feeder
  • User-friendly PLC-based control system with Wonderware touchscreen HMI
  • SCADA functionality for remote analysis

Rotor Configurations

cpex-standard-rotor

STANDARD ROTOR:

  • All-purpose mixing and polymer compounding equipment
  • Standard for concentrates
cpex-xl-rotor

XL ROTOR:

  • Special applications
  • Temperature-sensitive materials

CPeX® Specifications

Nominal Production Rates kg/h10 to 30

Mixer

Power kW (hp)7.5 (10)
Max. Rotor Speed RPM1000
Rotor Diameter mm (in.)35 (1.38)

Hot Feed Extruder

Power kW (hp)7.5 (10)
Max. Screw Speed RPM100
Screw Diameter mm (in.)60 (2.36)
Screw Length L/D11-Jan

Weights and Dimensions

Overall Weight kg (lb)3000 (6500)
Length mm (in.)2260 (89.0)
Width mm (in.)1500 (59.1)
Height mm (in.)1690 (66.5)
Floor to Extruder C/L mm (in.)914 (36.0)

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