Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH

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Gneuss Kunststofftechnik
Founded 1983
Headquarters Mönichhusen, Bad Oyenhausen, Germany
Website www.gneuss.de

Company Profile

Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH is a manufacturer of equipment for plastics processing and is based in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany. With over 30 years of experience, Gneuss has made a name for itself as a supplier of innovative solutions for the plastic processing industry. In addition to technologies, systems and components for plastics processing, Gneuss also offers complete turnkey solutions for the production of high quality sheet, fibres and pellets. With its daughter company in the USA, offices in Brazil and China, a cooperation partner in Japan and together with representatives worldwide, Gneuss is present throughout the world.

Products/Technology

Extrusion Technology

The Gneuss MRS Extruder offers new possibilities in the venting or devolatilization of polymer melts. It allows, for example, the processing of PET without pre-drying. Alternatively, this technology can also be used to introduce gases (for foamed products) or fillers / additives homogeneously into the melt.

Filtration Technology

The patented Rotary Filtration Systems and screen changers enable fully automatic, process and pressure constant filtration. They can be used in virtually any application. The self-cleaning RSFgenius e.g. is particularly well suited for ultra-fine filtration, the filtration of thermally-sensitive melts and the filtration of materials with a high contamination level.

Measurement Technology

Gneuss Melt Pressure and Temperature Sensors are characterized by their extremely high precision, combined with a high degree of robustness. Gneuss offers a “made to measure” service for custom made sensors for many applications with fast lead times.

Jump Technology

The Jump poly reactor reprocesses PET industrial and post-consumer waste to high value products. With the IV booster Jump, the IV value of the melt can be lifted to the required level for a given application. The Jump system is a compact, quick and efficient alternative to conventional SSP (solid state) systems and enables direct reintroduction of the polymer into the production process without the need to remelt the PET.

Turn Key Solutions

Gneuss offers recycling lines for direct reprocessing and feeding of an extremely wide range of heavily contaminated production waste as well as for PET-Bottle-Flakes. Furthermore, Gneuss offers thermoforming sheet lines, that can be operated with recycled material and / or virgin material.

History

References

PETplanet Insider Articles

Issue 05 / 2021: Melt filtration system brings efficiency dividend for Spanish bottle-to-bottle recycler
Issue 04 / 2021: New size 110 for rotary filtration systems
Issue 04 / 2021: A closed loop of PET preforms
Issue 11 / 2020: The new MRSjump recycling extruder - PET tray-to-tray recycling in a single extrusion step
Issue 05 / 2019: System and turn-key solutions for the increased use of recycled materials
Issue 09 / 2019: New filtration ans extrusion technology
Issue 04 / 2019: Food safe PET recycling
Issue 04 / 2019: Recycling, a review
Issue 04 / 2018: Filtration, extrusion and measurement technology
Issue 10 / 2017: Developments in PET sheet
Issue 12 / 2016: Accurate IV boosting
Issue 10 / 2016: Purified polymer
Issue 03 / 2016: Direct reuse of fiber and fiber waste
Issue 10 / 2015: Filtration systems and MRS extruders
Issue 04 / 2015: More than 150 people attend PRF Recycling Forum and Gneuss Open House
Issue 03 / 2015: Large MRS extruder; rotary filtration for highly contaminated materials
Issue 08 / 2014: Expansion of production capacity at Gneuss in Bad Oeynhausen
Issue 04 / 2014: Next round of rotary filtration systems
Issue 09 / 2013: MRS extruders put to work
Issue 03 / 2012: New features in extrusion lines, filtration and measurement
Issue 04 / 2012: Gneuss nets four lines in Brazil
Issue 12 / 2011: Food packaging from recycled PET
Issue 04 / 2011: Full FDA approval for Gneuss PET recycling
Issue 09 / 2010: Two filters for better PET fibers
Issue 05 / 2009: Energy Efficient Filtration Systems and Innovative Extruder Technology

External links

Gneuss Website