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  • Rplacement Screw Elements, Barrels and liners
  • Bench top twin screw extruders
  • Graham Edwards and Richard Johnson
  • The Xtrutech Team

Welcome To Xtrutech

Xtrutech, Stoke-on-Trent, UK — established in 2002 — specialises in the design and process optimisation of twin screw extruders. Between them company owners, Graham Edwards and Richard Johnson have over 50 years experience with companies such as Baker Perkins /APV Baker and Theysohn. Such experience helps set Xtrutech apart by offering more than the main extruder OEM’s and also more than rival spare parts manufacturers. Backed by process know-how and many years of experience in twin-screw design, Xtrutech offers experienced engineers who can optimise and offer solutions to your processing issues.

Xtrutech supplies its own range of spare parts including screw elements, shafts, and barrel housings and liners that are fully compatible with most major makes and models of twin screw extruders, including APV / Baker Perkins, Leistritz, Coperion / W&P, Maris, Berstorff, Century, Thermo Prism, and Brabender.

The XTS range of powder coating extruders has been developed by Xtrutech based on their intimate knowledge and experience of designing, building and running twin screw extruders for Powder Coatings. Xtrutech have assimilated the high volume clamshell geometry from the APV “MP – PC” machine coupled with the robustness and reliability of the W&P, ZSK series to produce the optimum machine for processing premium quality powder coatings at extremely high outputs in the most efficient and economic way

Xtrutech manufactures a range of twin screw extruders designed for research and development of powder coatings, thermoplastics, biopolymers, medical plastics, chemicals, food and pharmaceuticals. The XTS 19 bench-top line is ideal for smaller samples of 100grms, while the XTS24 and XTS35 R&D lines are floor mounted, very compact, and ideal for scale-up to production and for processing larger samples with outputs ranging from 1 to 100+ KGs/hr.

Xtrutech also provides an extensive range of bespoke ancillary equipment that can be customised to meet your exact process requirements, Ancillary equipment includes a water-cooled strand pelletiser line, a dry-face cut pelletiser, sheet and profile extrusion machines with calibration units, chill rolls, film extrusion machines, in-line lamination and thin film coating dies, cooling tunnels, caterpillar haul-offs, and coiler units

Twin Screw Extruders

XTS56 barrel open with square feed port

Lab and R&D Range

XTS19 Strand line

Process Optimisation

Extruder Process-Optimisation

Screw Elements


Barrels & Liners

barrels and liners


Gearbox for Extruder

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