Polymer Processing Institute

Mixing and Computation

Development of Morphology in Blends and Composites as affected by Screw Geometry,
Process  Conditions,  Polymer  Properties  and  Protocol  of  Addition  of  ingredients. 
Determination  of Melting and Response  Mixing  Mechanisms.  Single ( Segmented )
and Twin Screw ( co- & counter-rotating, intermeshing and non-intermeshing) Extruders. 
Single and Twin Screw Mixing Element evaluators. On-line Optical Flow Cells for 
blends and dispersions. On-line Rheology; Helical Barrel Rheometer (PPI Patent), Melt
Flow Monitor.

Dr. Linjie Zhu

(973) 596-3214

lzhu@polymers-ppi.org