How to Determine an Extruder and Which Data Do We Need?

  • Frank HändleEmail author


To determine an extrusions plant, it is advisable to follow a structured incremental decision procedure and to have the basic data available regarding the required product, the foreseen output, the main characteristics of the body, etc. A well-proven decision process in six steps is presented as well as a basic questionnaire.


Decision procedure Database and questionnaire Kneading curve 


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    D.W. Taylor, in Decision Making and Problem Solving, ed. by J.G March. Handbook of Organizations. (Rand Mc Nally, Chicago, 1965), pp. 48–86Google Scholar
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    D. Kahneman, Thinking, Fast and Slow (Penguin, London, 2012)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.frank händle transferMühlackerGermany

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