2. The Handling of Various Forms of Dry Ingredients in Bioplastics Manufacturing and Processing Applications

  1. Srikanth Pilla
  1. Andy Kovats

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch2

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

How to Cite

Kovats, A. (2011) The Handling of Various Forms of Dry Ingredients in Bioplastics Manufacturing and Processing Applications, in Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications (ed S. Pilla), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

Author Information

  1. Brabender Technologie, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 5 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Scrivener

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470626078

Online ISBN: 9781118203699

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Keywords:

  • feeders;
  • powders;
  • fibers;
  • agitation;
  • flexible hopper;
  • loss-in-weight feeders;
  • fiber feeder;
  • extrusion;
  • dry ingredients;
  • volumetric feeders;
  • screw feeders

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ingredient Properties Affecting Feedrates and Dry Ingredients Handling

  • Storage Hoppers and Ingredient Activation

  • Volumetric Feeders

  • Vibrating Tray Feeders

  • Belt Feeders

  • Loss-In-Weight Feeders

  • Special Feeders for BioPlastics Ingredients

  • Conclusions