What to Know When Conveying and Feeding Calcium Carbonate in Plastics Compounding

This paper outlines the importance of correct design of a conveying and feeding system for calcium carbonate in plastics compounding operations and how it is not a trivial proposition because of the number of variables that affect the flow and different powders.

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