Guill Tool & Engineering Co. Inc.

Extrusion Tooling Designer and Manufacturer

Guill Demonstrates Operating Rotary Crosshead at NPE 2000

Chicago, IL -June 15, 2000 – Guill Tool & Engineering Company of West Warwick, Rhode Island demonstrated a fully operational 300 series rotary crosshead at the NPE 2000 tradeshow. Strong interest in this product line was displayed by a variety of industrial customers. This series of crossheads is highly customizable and the Guill engineering staff is always available to discuss new or custom applications. The many Guill features built into the 300 series rotary head makes its versatility a key feature. This crosshead accepts a wide range of compounds and is capable of creating spiral stripes. The variable speed-reversible rotary motors operate at programmable speeds. This unit is manufactured with heavy duty bearings that allow 24/7 operation. The 300 series has the ability to add spiral tooling, spiral wrap, and be used for multi-layer applications. These rotary heads, along with all Guill designs, include our patented Flow Splitter. The Flow Splitter provides a reduced extrudate memory set, elimination of dead spots, and low material inventory. Counter rotational tooling is another important Guill feature that is available on the 300 series rotary head. This feature allows the tip and die to rotate in different directions. Guill Tool & Engineering located in West Warwick, Rhode Island, designs and manufactures several lines of extrusion tooling. Standard designs include single and adjustable center crossheads and inline dies from one to five layers with stripe. Other designs include rotating, spiral, corrugating, profile, and blow molding in multi-layer. For nearly forty years, the Guill name has been a benchmark for quality manufacturing and reliability in the extrusion industry. Additional information on all Guill products can be found at or by phoning 401.828.7600.

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