White Paper Downloads
Over the years, Tim has created an extensive library of technical papers while doing research work at Xaloy. They have given Tim the permission to use these papers to help educate the Plastics Industry.
We have made four papers available here to download in pdf format. If you would like to receive any of the others, please e-mail Tim at
Please include the paper title you are requesting. Thank you!
Heat Transfer Rolls
- Heat Transfer Rolls: Function, Application and Design Relationships
- The Basics of Good Extrusion Screw Design
- Basic Screw Geometry – “Things Your Screw Designer Never told You about Screws”
- A Method for Purging and Cleaning a Screw and Barrel
- Extruder Barrel Bore-scoping
- An Experimental Investigation into SolidsFeeding Characteristics of a Single Piece Barrel with Integral Feedport Design vs. a Standard Two Piece Water Cooled Feedblock and Barrel Configuration
- An Experimental Investigation Into Melt Pump Performance
- Screw and Barrel Inspection Procedure