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Xtruder™ (Axial) Extruder

The Axial Xtruder is a twin screw extruder used to make large extrudates from 2.0- 8.0mm. The extruder converts wetted powders into pellets of a controlled size and shape.

Twin screws transport the wet material to the extrusion zone where it is wiped through the perforated axial die plate to produce well-formed cylindrical extrudates of a controlled diameter. Extrudates then break by their own weight and are collected for the next processing step.



Agricultural Chemicals

LCI’s low pressure extrusion systems are extensively used to produce extruded pesticides in the form of Water Dispersible Granules (WDG) and Water Soluble Granules (WSG). 

Products include:

  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Fungicides
  • Biocides

Commonly extruded pesticides:

  • Atrazine Ametryn
  • Amicarbazone Carfentrazone
  • Chlorimuron Dicamba
  • Diuron Flumioxazin
  • Glyphosate Isoxaflutole
  • Metribuzin Sulfentrazone

Other Products

  • Animal antibiotics
  • Feed additives (enzymes)
  • Tobacco
  • Nutraceutical intermediates


LCI's low pressure extrusion systems in conjunction with our spheronization systems are used to produce high API drug pellets.

  • Controlled release pellets for encapsulation
  • Delayed release enteric coated pellets
  • Sustained release pellets
  • Multi-particulate systems
  • Multi-unit erosion matrix pellets
  • Pellets for special tableting applications
  • Immediate release pellets for sachets

Industrial Chemicals

  • Catalysts (zeolites)
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Specialty detergents
  • Detergent additives (enzymes)
  • Absorbents
  • Sodium benzoate

Food & Beverage Additives

  • Flavors
  • Beverage preservatives
  • Colorants
  • Enzymes


Multi Granulator Extruder MG-55
Laboratory Multi Granulator Model MG-55 Technical Bulletin
 Extrusion Spheronization
LCI Extrusion Spheronization Brochure

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