ELIPSE universal extruder

KOMAX has designed the ELIPSE family of extruders for all customers looking for a wide flexibility of applications with a high technological content and the excellent quality of materials.

These machines have been developed to work with the most widely requested materials on the market, from thermoplastics (PVC, HDPE, LDPE, PP, PU, PA, PEEK …) to thermosetting materials (XLPE, XLPE-FR, HFFR, LS0H …) also including fluorinated compounds (FEP, ETFE, PFA…).

The ELIPSE model extruders are distinguished by their smooth cylinder which gives them reliability and efficiency.

Which applications are available for Komax ELIPSE universal extruders?

An ELIPSE extruder can be used as the main machine of the line (E version) and as an auxiliary machine (C version), in order to apply an additional layer of material or a stripe, working in co-extrusion with another machine.

Specifications of Komax ELIPSE universal extruder

Komax ELIPSE universal extruders are available in various models and with a whole range of specifications, so as to perfectly satisfy your needs.

ELIPSE models of universal extruders available

KOMAX and DEXSEN provide a wide range of ELIPSE extruders so that even the most complex application can find an efficient solution.
Extrusion screw diameters range from 20 mm to 120 mm, with a barrel length of 26D.

E xtrusion output of ELIPSE extruder model

The production of ELIPSE extruders varies according to the model chosen and the materials in question.

The technical developments combined with the considerable experience of the KOMAX and DEXSEN design teams can guarantee production outputs ranging from 10 kg/h for HDPE to more than 300 kg/h for PVC.

Extrusion screws for ELIPSE universal extruders

They are designed with profiles suitable for the various materials to be extruded.

They are made of nitrided steel or alloys resistant to fluorinated compounds.

The KOMAX and DEXSEN screws guarantee significant production rates as well as excellent mixing and plasticizing quality.

Barrels for ELIPSE universal extruders

They are engineered and produced to ensure a useful combination with extrusion screws and excellent thermoregulation.

They are made of nitrided steel to guarantee a long life; a coating resistant to fluorinated compounds is available on request.

A lining in the feeding area is available on request.

Motors and drives

All ELIPSE extruders are equipped with high energy efficiency gearboxes and motors, to guarantee a low energy consumption for our customers.

The use of the latest generation of Siemens and Lenze drives complete the combination for the control and management of speed and torque on the extrusion screw, further reducing consumption.

Electrical and control equipment

All models are completed with electrical equipment produced in-house by KOMAX to ensure the maximum guarantee of quality and service to customers.

  • The KOMAX and DEXSEN programs are based on the most recent Siemens protocols and they allow quick installation of the machines, even on existing lines
  • A rich exchange of information with the plant network ensures that our extruders are in accordance with Industry 4.0
  • Easy use of the machine is guaranteed by a large and intuitive 12” and 15” touch screen, which is capable of displaying production process graphics in real time.
  • Versions with thermo-regulators and potentiometers on board the machine are available on request.

Accessories for ELIPSE universal extruders

A wide range of accessories enriches the ELIPSE extruders, thus making them increasingly agile in their use and providing considerable information regarding your production.

In order to meet the most varied needs, KOMAX and DEXSEN offer different options, such as:

  • Base on wheels, for an easy machine placement
  • Tilting and height-adjustable cylinder
  • Flexible connection to the extrusion head
  • Hopper with emptying valve and movements to speed up the cleaning process
  • Pressure and temperature sensors
  • Screw support trolley
  • Remote machine control box
  • Remote diagnostics
  • Extraction of the screw from the rear of the extruder
  • Automatic jaws


Komax is specialized in tailor-made projects; contact us to find the extruder perfectly suited for you.

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