Plastic and Chemical Trading in partnership with KraussMaffei are Africa's leading supplier of extrusion technology to the rubber industry.

We offer complete extrusion lines to produce a wide range of rubber hoses, tyres, sheets, profiles and compounds. We have adopted turn-key solutions from extrusion lines through to winding and storing of your final product, offering the highest standards in rubber production. With Krauss Maffei as our partners, we provide more than 100 years of experience in the rubber industry.

Our scope of supply extends to:

Extrusion systems
Process development
Automation
Tempreture control & cooling
Raw materials handling

Extrusion technology

With a number of extruder options available be assured that the same principle of success applies to every model: high quality, maximum availability, flexibility and a seamless integration into the treatment process. We want to partner with you to produce automotive, industrial and hydraulic hoses or to discuss your unique project requirements.

Automotive hoses:

Innovative ideas are combined with mature technology to achieve maximum efficiency and outstanding reliability. In terms of performance, quality and productivity, KraussMaffei Berstorff hose extrusion lines for the production of automotive hoses and manifolds are state-of-the-art.

High pressure hydraulic hoses:

Combining innovative extrusion technology with state-of-the-art downstream equipment, the ultra-modern hose production line perfectly meets the ever-rising market requirements. Extrusion lines for hydraulic hose production are designed to meet specific customer and process requirements.

Filtration:

KraussMaffei Berstorff strainer systems are outfitted with innovative components to reduce setup time and increase productivity. The various mesh sizes provide the mixture with highest possible purity.

GE-KS and Vac GE-KS

Unparalleled reliability and long-lasting value.

GE-KS and Vac GE-KS pin-barrel rubber-processing extruders are the all-rounders for a wide variety of applications. Owing to their outstanding flexibility and reliability they are true success machines in rubber processing.

  • Plug-and-play solution
  • Compact design
  • High level of automation
  • Simple operation
  • Quick cleaning
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We believe the tire industry has growth potential in Africa and we earnestly want to be your partner. We want to offer you process design know-how and top-quality German machinery to ensure you produce high quality product at low operational cost making you an efficient, highly competitive player in the market.

Our value-add to you:

  • High output screws
  • Different screw elements for different applications
  • Stress free production through the whole line
  • Self-threading
  • Dry test in Krauss Maffei Hanover facility before delivery
  • Material test and optimization in Hanover lab
  • Extended support and process development
  • Installation, commissioning, training and handover to your employees
  • Reliable technical support throughout your project lifespan

GE-KS and Vac GE-KS

Unparalleled reliability and long-lasting value.

GE-KS and Vac GE-KS pin-barrel rubber-processing extruders are the all-rounders for a wide variety of applications. Owing to their outstanding flexibility and reliability they are true success machines in rubber processing.

  • Plug-and-play solution
  • Compact design
  • High level of automation
  • Simple operation
  • Quick cleaning
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In partnership with Krauss Maffei we offer customized solutions for productions and finishing of rubber sheets with or without re-enforcement.

Applications:

  • Rubber based roofing sheets
  • Sound & Vibration absorber, cushion elements
  • Printing blanks
  • Floating elements
  • Transportation belts
  • Special application (e.g. special membranes)

Our value-add to you:

  • Process and product know-how of over 70 years in business
  • Process development and optimisation at Krauss Maffei technical centre
  • Reliable design; minimizing maintenance and wear
  • Customizable design of downstream equipment to meet your project requirements
  • Assistance in installing and commissioning your new line
  • Providing training and support to your employees and supporting them in owning the technology
  • Reliable technical support for unforeseen breakdowns, scheduled services to keep your equipment running optimally or audits for any future optimising requirements

GE-KS and Vac GE-KS

Unparalleled reliability and long-lasting value.

GE-KS and Vac GE-KS pin-barrel rubber-processing extruders are the all-rounders for a wide variety of applications. Owing to their outstanding flexibility and reliability they are true success machines in rubber processing.

  • Plug-and-play solution
  • Compact design
  • High level of automation
  • Simple operation
  • Quick cleaning
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For cold feed rubber extrusion our technology requires minimal space due it’s compact design and high degree of automation makes it an easy to operate machine. Our GE-K extrusion series offers high production reliability thanks to high product quality, established reliability and high recoverability. With possible outputs ranging from 15-720 kg/hr

The attractiveness of our pin barrel extruders lies in the expansive suite of series equipment, such as an automatic pin adjusting device, replaceable wet sleeves, a pin breakage display and high-performance screws. They are truly all-around machines used for a wide spectrum of rubber mixtures of varying viscosity with just one screw type without requiring a conversion.

Our pin extruders are distinguished through their:

  • High output
  • Low melt temperatures
  • Low specific energy consumption
  • Excellent extruded product homogeneity
  • High availability

GE-K

Unparalleled reliability and long-lasting value.

GE-KS and Vac GE-KS pin-barrel rubber-processing extruders are the all-rounders for a wide variety of applications. Owing to their outstanding flexibility and reliability they are true success machines in rubber processing.

  • Plug-and-play solution
  • Compact design
  • High level of automation
  • Simple operation
  • Quick cleaning
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Hose

Multi-layered, wire or fibre reinforced hoses for the automotive, mining and many other industries

Sheet

Waterproof, flexible, resistance to chemicals, oils and high temperatures used in a variety of industries

Compounding

Control your entire rubber production line by compounding rubber material catered to your requirements

Tyres

Economical solutions for continuous manufacturing of tyre components at a high quality level

We Are Much More Than Your Machine Supplier.

We aim to be a strong and valuable technical supply partner through sound consultation, timeous process development and comprehensive after sales support.
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