Device and method for processing thermoplastic plastic having a blowing device for a conveying screw

  • US 10,792,672 B2
  • Filed: 09/21/2016
  • Issued: 10/06/2020
  • Est. Priority Date: 09/22/2015
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A device for processing thermoplastic plastic, comprising:

  • a storage container for receiving pieces of plastic particles or a conveying line for conveying the pieces of plastic particles;

    a transfer opening;

    a conveying screw connected to the storage container or the conveying line at the transfer opening;

    an extruder connected to the conveying screw;

    a drive for the extruder;

    at least one air outlet situated opposite the transfer opening and configurable to direct an air stream emerging from the at least one air outlet toward the transfer opening;

    a load recorder configured to record a load on the drive for the extruder;

    influencing means for influencing the air stream emerging from the at least one air outlet comprising a valve, a slider or a flap; and

    a control unit connected to the load recorder and the influencing means.

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