ZSK 58 Mc¹⁸ world proven – Engineering Plastics

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Best practice design for engineering plastics

We are now offering a best practice design of our highly successful ZSK 58 Mc¹⁸ twin screw extruder specially for the processing of engineering plastics.

Like all ZSK extruders, the ZSK 58 Mc¹⁸ world proven comes with all the advantages of reliable, top class Coperion technology. Developed in close cooperation with our process engineering specialists, it incorporates all the experience we have gained in over 60 years as suppliers of more than 14,000 twin screw extruders.

Only high-grade components go into the ZSK 58 Mc¹⁸, enabling it to achieve the high level of process stability for which our systems are renowned, alongside consistently excellent product characteristics. In addition to shorter delivery times, our customers benefit from significantly lower investment costs.

All advantages of the ZSK 58 Mc¹⁸ world proven

  • Renowned, reliable, top class ZSK Mc¹⁸ technology
  • Lower investment costs with very high throughput rates and thus rapid return on investment
  • Broad range of applications thanks to three different screw configurations
  • Maximum product quality
  • Exclusive use of top class, proven components
  • Long extruder service life
  • Shorter delivery time
  • Quick installation and startup on the customer premises
  • Designed and manufactured at Coperion in Stuttgart

Related Industries

  • Plastics

Standardized scope of supply for quicker ROI

The ZSK 58 Mc¹⁸ world proven has a precisely defined scope of supply. For instance, the drive unit, the process section and the type of material are pre-specified and cover a broad range of applications thanks to the high torque available and three different screw configurations. Typical throughput rates are 1,100 kg/h for polyamide 6 with 30% glass fiber, and 1,400 kg/h for polypropylene with 40% talc or chalk.

Typical throughput rates

Recipe Throughput
Polyamide 6 with 30% glass fiber 1.100 kg/h
Polypropylene with 40% talc or chalk  1.400 kg/h


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