Universal extruder ELIPSE

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

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

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

Specifications of Komax universal extruder ELIPSE

Komax’s universal extruder ELIPSE is available in different models and with a whole range of specifications, for a perfect fit with your needs.

Available models of ELIPSE universal extruder

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.

Extrusion output of ELIPSE extruder model 

The production of ELIPSE extruders varies according to the model chosen and the materials of interest.
The technical developments combined with the considerable experience of the KOMAX and DEXSEN team can guarantee production output ranging from 10 kg/h of HDPE to more than 300 kg/h of 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 generous production rates as well as excellent mixing and plasticizing quality.

Barrels for ELIPSE universal extruder

They are engineered and produced to ensure a profitable combination with extrusion screws and excellent thermoregulation.
They are made in 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.

Motor and drive

All ELIPSE extruders are equipped with high energy efficiency gearboxes and motors, to guarantee our customers low energy consumption.
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 internally by KOMAX to provide the maximum guarantee of quality and service to the customer.

  • 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 makes our extruders in accordance with Industry 4.0
  • The easy use of the machine is guaranteed by a large and intuitive 12 “and 15” touch screen, capable of displaying graphics of the production process in real time.
  • Versions with thermo-regulators and potentiometers on board the machine are available on request.

Which applications for Komax universal extruder Elipse ?

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

Accessories for universal extruder ELIPSE series

A wide range of accessories enriches ELIPSE extruders, thus making them more and more agile in their use and generous with information regarding your production.

To meet the most varied needs, KOMAX and DEXSEN offer different options, such as:

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


Komax is specialized in tailormade projects, contact us to find the extruder perfectly suited for you.

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