Extrusion lines are integral to various industries, from packaging and construction to medical and electronics. Key parameters to consider while choosing an extrusion line include the extruder type (single or twin screw), screw diameter and L/D ratio, motor power, die type, temperature control, output capacity, and associated downstream equipment.

In terms of manufacturers, globally recognised brands include KraussMaffei Berstorff, Coperion, Davis-Standard, Battenfeld-Cincinnati, Milacron, Reifenhäuser, Brückner Group, and Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH.

Exapro offers a broad range of used extrusion lines from these esteemed manufacturers, providing cost savings and sustainability benefits. Single screw extruders are priced between €12,000 and €55,000, while twin screw extruders range from €24,000 to €97,000. Complete extrusion lines, incorporating all necessary components, range from €26,000 to €146,000.

Choosing the right machinery requires careful consideration of your operational needs, output capacity, energy efficiency, maintenance costs, future growth expectations, and, importantly, your budget. Our team at Exapro is ready to guide you in making a choice that delivers value and meets your unique requirements. By investing in used machinery, you ensure productivity, cost-effectiveness, and contribute to a more sustainable future in industrial production.

Bandera Tr 60-20 Extrusion line

Year:

Output 150 kg/h
Type Single screw

HANS WEBER DS8.22 Extruder

Year: 2007

Screw diameter 87 mm
Type Twin screw
Output 200 kg/h


NEXTROM FCL21/HS Multi-layer Cast Film Line

Year: 2001

NEXTROM FCL21/HS Multi-layer Cast Film Line Materials to be processed: Barrier film / Stretch film / PP film / LDPE Extruders: Number of extruders: Extruder 1: diam. 140 mm; 244 kW motor Extruder 2: diam. 140 mm; 244 kW motor Extruder 3: diam. 75 mm; 120 kW motor Extruder 4: diam. 75 mm; 120 kW motor ABB drives for the …

John Brown Egan Extruder

Year: 2000

Screw diameter 114.3 mm
Type Twin screw
Output 250 kg/h

PP & BIORESIN Extrusion Line

Year: 2023

JWELL Extrusion Line with all the necessary equipment to produce bioresin or PP sheets. This was a project that only operated for about 6 months, hence the machinery is Like New. The raw material for this equipment is bioresin pellets or PP pellets. These pellets get heated, and then extruded onto a sheet which is later used on a Thermoformer …

212,000 €

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TT Trinidad and Tobago


ПКС 65/132 Extrusion line

Year: 2019

Screw diameter 65 mm
Type Twin screw
Output 250 kg/h

Extruder WEBER NE 7

Year: 1997

Made in: 1997 Characteristic: Weight: 3200 kg good condition inspection possible


Prealpina T105 L/D 40 Extrusion line

Year: 1999

Screw diameter 105 mm
Output 350 kg/h

ROLBATCH RBSDMS-IZS-678 Extrusion line

Year: 2016

Screw diameter 120 mm
Type Single screw
Output 450 kg/h


Rajoo Pentafoil RECF-2560-90/3000 5-layer extrusion line

Year: 2017

5 layers extrusion line Extruders 4x 60mm / 30D / 45 kW grooved feed barrier screw extruder 1x 90mm / 30 D / 110 kW grooved feed barrier screw extruder 20 (1+3 for each extruder) component Material conveying, gravimetric blending & GSM control system Die carriage & die-head with one die and 2 die plates (450 and 600 mm) Internal …

Price on request

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AE United Arab Emirates


Erema rga 120 Extrusion line

Year:

Screw diameter 120 mm
Output 500 kg/h

China SJ 150/33 Extrusion line

Year: 2016

Screw diameter 150 mm
Type Single screw
Output 400 kg/h

Monofilament extrusion yarn line

Year: 1990

Output 40 kg/h
Type Single screw

Mikrosan 67mm PVC profile production line Low working hours

Year: 2004

Screw diameter 67 mm
Type Twin screw
Output 500 kg/h

MAS 120E Extrusion line

Year: 2015

This MAS 120E Extruder machine was manufactured in the year 2015 in Austria. The machine has a load of 182 kVa. Machine weight: 5000 kg Main electronic connection: 400 V / 50 Hz Load: 182 kva

CAST COEX TD3000 Extrusion line

Year: 2011

Screw diameter 70 mm
Output 600 kg/h



We are delighted to draw your attention to Exapro's fantastic selection of used industrial machinery, and in this particular instance, our line-up of plastic extrusion lines. A vital cog in the vast mechanism of the plastic production industry, these workhorses offer efficient manufacturing solutions while upholding quality, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

Extrusion is an extraordinarily versatile process, especially when it comes to plastic fabrication. It plays an indispensable role in producing an extensive variety of plastic parts and products. From everyday items such as plastic films, sheets, pipes, and profiles to highly specific components in sectors like automotive, construction, packaging, and medical industries, extrusion lines are the backbone of the manufacturing process.

Our pre-owned extrusion lines, while second-hand, are nothing short of first-rate. Meticulously serviced and thoroughly inspected, these machines uphold the highest standards of performance and reliability. We pride ourselves in offering machinery from leading global manufacturers, ensuring optimal output and long-lasting durability.

Key Features of Our Plastic Extrusion Lines:

  • Flexibility: Our inventory includes both single-screw and twin-screw extruders, each bringing a unique set of advantages to accommodate different materials and applications.
  • Versatility: We offer both continuous and intermittent extrusion systems, suited for a wide range of plastic materials and product specifications.
  • Efficiency: Our machines promise excellent throughput rates, ensuring high production speed and minimal waste generation.
  • Ease of Use: Designed with user-friendly interfaces, our extruders promote easy operation and minimal downtime during maintenance and part replacements.
  • Sustainable Option: By choosing our used machinery, you're not only getting a cost-effective solution but also contributing to the reduction of industrial waste and environmental impact.

At Exapro, we're committed to helping you find the best fit for your business needs. We provide comprehensive information about each machine, including specifications, condition, previous usage, and real photos. Moreover, our dedicated team is always ready to assist you throughout the selection, purchase, and even after-sale service processes.

Discover our impressive array of plastic extrusion lines today, and let's build the future of your manufacturing process together. At Exapro, you're not just buying machinery; you're investing in quality, productivity, and sustainability.

Extrusion lines offer several key advantages for plastic manufacturing processes:

Certainly, plastic extrusion lines offer a multitude of advantages in the manufacturing sector.

  • High Volume Production: Extrusion lines are designed to handle high-volume production runs efficiently. Once the initial settings are established, the process can continue without interruption, producing consistent, high-quality output for extended periods. This makes extrusion an excellent choice for large-scale manufacturing operations.
  • Cost-Effectiveness: The continuous nature of the extrusion process allows for greater material and operational efficiency. Extrusion lines use raw plastic material, typically in pellet form, which is more cost-effective than other forms of raw material. Furthermore, the automation potential of these lines reduces labour costs and the chance for human error, leading to higher overall operational efficiency.
  • Design Flexibility: Extrusion lines provide immense flexibility in terms of product design. The extrusion process can produce a wide range of plastic profiles, including pipes, tubes, sheets, films, and more complex designs, simply by changing the design of the die. This flexibility allows manufacturers to offer a wide variety of products without the need for extensive retooling or process changes.
  • Material Versatility: Plastic extrusion lines can process a variety of plastic materials, including polyethylene, polypropylene, PVC, and more. This versatility allows manufacturers to choose the material that best suits the desired product characteristics, such as strength, flexibility, transparency, or resistance to heat or chemicals.
  • Integration of Additional Processes: Extrusion lines often integrate additional processes, such as co-extrusion, lamination, or orientation, directly into the extrusion line. This integration allows manufacturers to produce more complex products in a single, streamlined process.
  • Waste Reduction: With the right setup, extrusion lines can use recycled plastic materials, reducing waste and promoting sustainability in manufacturing processes. Additionally, any scrap produced during the extrusion process, such as trim or rejected parts, can be immediately reprocessed, further reducing waste.
  • Improved Product Properties: The extrusion process can improve the mechanical and structural properties of the final product. The orientation of plastic molecules can be controlled during extrusion, which can increase strength, clarity, and barrier properties in the final product.

By incorporating used plastic extrusion lines from Exapro into your manufacturing process, you can leverage these advantages while also enjoying cost savings and sustainability benefits associated with pre-owned machinery.

Let's discuss the financial aspects of our extrusion lines.

Exapro offers a range of extrusion lines to suit varying budget requirements and operational needs. For businesses seeking a cost-effective yet efficient solution, our range of Extrusion - Single Screw Extruders could be the ideal choice. These robust machines are priced between €12,000 and €55,000. Their proven reliability and effectiveness make them a sound investment for operations of varying sizes.

On the other hand, if your operations require more complex, multi-material processes, you might consider our Extrusion - Twin Screw Extruders. These are engineered to handle intricate tasks and can process a variety of plastic materials simultaneously. The cost for these advanced machines starts from €24,000 and can go up to €97,000. Their superior versatility and output capabilities ensure that they offer excellent value for the investment.

For the entire extrusion lines, incorporating both types of extruders and additional components necessary for a complete manufacturing process, prices range from €26,000 to €146,000. This includes various subsystems like die heads, cooling systems, haul-offs, cutters, and other peripherals that ensure seamless, end-to-end operation.

While these prices represent a significant investment, it's essential to remember that the productivity, quality, and consistency offered by these lines can lead to considerable long-term savings. Moreover, by choosing our used machinery, you're not only getting a cost-effective solution but also contributing to a sustainable future in industrial production.

We encourage you to reach out to our dedicated team of experts who are ready to help guide you in making the right choice based on your unique manufacturing requirements and budgetary considerations.

 

There are several manufacturers globally known for their high-quality and innovative extrusion lines.

Here are a few leading brands:

  • KraussMaffei Berstorff: Based in Germany, this manufacturer is renowned for its extrusion technology, offering both single and twin-screw extruders. KraussMaffei Berstorff extrusion lines are widely used in manufacturing profiles, pipes, and technical parts.
  • Coperion: Known for their compounding and extrusion systems, Coperion offers a broad range of machinery, including high-quality twin-screw extruders.
  • Davis-Standard: As one of the largest global manufacturers in the extrusion sector, Davis-Standard provides a diverse range of extrusion and converting technology, specializing in single screw extrusion technology.
  • Battenfeld-Cincinnati: This company specializes in the production of extrusion machinery for both plastic and rubber industries. Battenfeld-Cincinnati is especially known for its energy-efficient and high-performance extrusion lines.
  • Milacron: Milacron offers innovative and dependable single and twin-screw extruders. They are particularly recognized for their systems used in the production of pipes, profiles, and compounding.
  • Reifenhäuser: A family-owned company known for its reliable extrusion lines, Reifenhäuser offers a range of machinery ideal for manufacturing films and sheets.
  • Brückner Group: This group comprises several companies specializing in different areas, including Brückner Maschinenbau, which is one of the world leaders in film extrusion technology.
  • Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH: This German company is well-known for their expertise in twin-screw extrusion technology, serving industries from pharmaceuticals to plastics.

At Exapro, we proudly offer a selection of used machinery from these esteemed manufacturers. Each machine is thoroughly inspected to ensure its reliability and efficiency. Our goal is to provide our customers with top-quality, pre-owned machinery that meets their operational needs while providing excellent value for the investment.

What are the parameters  of extrusion lines 

When considering the purchase of an extrusion line, it's important to assess a number of key parameters to ensure the machinery will meet your specific needs. Here are the primary parameters to consider:

  • Extruder Type: Extruders come in two main types: single screw and twin screw. Single screw extruders are simpler and cost-effective, best suited for the extrusion of homogenous materials. Twin screw extruders, on the other hand, are more complex but offer greater versatility and control. They're particularly effective for mixing, compounding, and processing materials with additives or fillers.
  • Screw Diameter: The diameter of the screw determines the throughput of the extruder. Larger diameters allow for higher throughput but may require more power and resources to operate.
  • Length/Diameter (L/D) Ratio: The L/D ratio of the screw is an important parameter that impacts the plasticizing and mixing capacity of the extruder. A higher L/D ratio can provide more residence time and thus better mixing and plasticizing.
  • Motor Power: The power of the motor is a crucial factor in determining the speed and the force at which the material can be processed. Higher power allows for faster extrusion speeds and the ability to process denser, more difficult materials.
  • Die Type: The type of die used in the extruder determines the shape and size of the output. Dies can be customised for a wide range of products, from pipes and tubes to films and sheets.
  • Temperature Control: The ability to accurately control the temperature throughout the extrusion process is crucial. Different materials require different processing temperatures, and precise control is needed to ensure consistent product quality.
  • Output Capacity: The output capacity of the extrusion line is measured in kilograms (or pounds) per hour and is a crucial factor in determining whether the line can meet your production requirements.
  • Downstream Equipment: Additional equipment such as cooling systems, haul-offs, cutters, and winders are essential components of an extrusion line. These need to be configured correctly to match the specifications and output of the extruder.

At Exapro, our dedicated team of experts will help guide you through the selection process, ensuring you choose an extrusion line that aligns with your operational requirements, considering all of these important parameters.

What is the area of the use of extrusion lines

Extrusion lines are used across a diverse array of industries due to their ability to create a variety of different plastic products. Here are some of the key areas where extrusion lines find their application:

  • Packaging Industry: Perhaps the most significant user of extrusion lines is the packaging industry. Extrusion is used to produce a wide range of packaging materials, including plastic films, sheets, bags, and containers. Specialised extrusion processes such as blow film or cast film extrusion are widely used in this industry.
  • Construction Industry: Extrusion is also heavily used in the construction industry, particularly for the production of PVC pipes and profiles. These components are essential for various plumbing and structural applications in buildings and infrastructure.
  • Automotive Industry: In the automotive industry, extrusion is used to produce various parts such as tubing, seals, insulation for wiring, and interior trim components.
  • Medical Industry: In the medical field, extrusion is used to produce tubing for various applications, such as IV lines, catheters, and medical bags. High precision and stringent quality control are required for these applications.
  • Electrical and Electronics Industry: Extrusion is used to create insulation for electrical wiring, as well as various housing and structural components for electronic devices.
  • Consumer Goods: Many everyday products are made using extrusion, including toys, sporting goods, furniture, and more.
  • Agriculture: Extrusion lines are used to produce plastic films for agricultural applications such as greenhouses and mulching. They are also used to create irrigation pipes.
  • Food and Beverage Industry: Food-grade plastic packaging, straws, and beverage tubing are commonly made using extrusion processes.

In each of these industries, the versatility and efficiency of extrusion lines enable the production of high-quality, consistent plastic products, driving growth and innovation. Exapro's range of used extrusion lines offer solutions for businesses in these industries, helping to enhance production efficiency while keeping costs manageable.

When choosing a machine, there are several factors to consider

When selecting a machine such as an extrusion line, careful consideration must be given to a range of factors to ensure that the machinery aligns with your business's needs and budget. Here are some important aspects to consider:

  1. Budget: Having a clear budget is the first step to narrowing down your options. Considering your budget range, which for extrusion lines could be between €26,000 and €146,000, you can select from single screw extruders (€12,000 - €55,000) or twin screw extruders (€24,000 - €97,000) depending on your needs.

  2. Operational Requirements: Consider the specific requirements of your operation. Are you processing a single type of material or multiple materials? Do you require a continuous or intermittent process? The answers to these questions will guide your decision between single or twin screw extruders.

  3. Output Capacity: Align your choice with your desired production volumes. Higher output machines typically come at a higher cost, so consider whether you require high-volume production or if a smaller, more affordable machine would suffice.

  4. Energy Consumption: Energy efficiency is another key factor to consider. While higher-capacity machines can produce more, they also typically consume more power. Weigh the operational costs against your budget.

  5. Maintenance Costs: Consider the cost of maintaining the machinery. Older or more complex machines might require more frequent maintenance or expensive spare parts.

  6. Future Needs: Finally, try to anticipate your future needs. If you expect your production to grow, it may be worth investing in a larger machine now rather than having to upgrade in the future.

At Exapro, we understand the complexities of choosing the right machinery for your operation. Our dedicated team of experts is ready to guide you through this process, helping you find a machine that meets your requirements and fits within your budget.