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Die Head Service

Die Head Service

Die heads from Windmöller & Hölscher are manufactured with highest precision and accuracy. They are the centerpiece of your blown film extrusion line. Therefore their condition has a big influence on the quality and productivity of your machine. Already the slightest contamination and irregularity can have a big influence on the quality of your production. To ensure your customers a premium product, it is necessary to clean and service your die heads on a regular basis.

To keep the performance of your blown film extrusion line permanently on the highest level, the experts of our W&H Service help you to clean and maintain your die heads in a professional and gentle way. Based on our specialists’ know-how we offer this service not only for W&H die heads but also for systems made by other manufacturers. Furthermore, we support you with the professional cleaning of feed blocks for your cast film extrusion line as well.

Therefore, we individually respond to your demands in order to keep the downtime of your equipment as low as possible. A cleaning on site or an in-depth overhaul at our W&H headquarters in Lengerich (Germany) – we develop the best solution for you!

Your benefits:

  • Gentle and thorough cleaning of your die heads and feed blocks
  • Qualified repair by our specialists from Windmöller & Hölscher
  • Increased productivity of your extrusion lines
  • Securing the quality of your products
Professional Die Head Service at our W&H headquarters:

The professional Die Head Service at our headquarters in Germany ensures you the familiar high W&H quality. A particularly gentle pyrolytic cleaning for the parts leads to results, which clearly exceed the performance of a mechanical cleaning.  Moreover, the direct access to spare parts and production parts leads to highest flexibility for the handling of repairs and maintenance.

Scope of services:

  • Rental of die heads during the lead time as replacement
  • Qualified dismantling of the die heads and feed blocks
  • Inspection of parts and flow areas for damage 
  • Gentle pyrolytic cleaning 
  • Thorough hand polishing
  • Cleaning of all accessories
  • Exchange of all wear parts
  • Repair or exchange of damaged parts
  • Inspection and if necessary exchange of the heating elements
  • Possibility of new coating if necessary
  • Professional installation, measurement and inspection of the die heads and feed blocks
Professional Die Head Service on site:

Shortest processing times are ensured by our professional Die Head Service on site. Thereby, we individually respond to your needs and reduce the downtime of your machine to a minimum. Because our specialists have access to the entire machine we are able to clean the die heads and feed blocks plus all melt transporting parts like grooved bushes, cylinders, feed screws and screen pack changers as well.

Scope of services: 

  • Qualified dismantling of the die heads and feed blocks
  • Inspection of parts and flow areas for damage 
  • Gentle mechanical cleaning of all die head parts and feed block parts
  • Gentle mechanical cleaning of all the melt transporting parts like grooved bushes, cylinders, feed screws and screen pack changers
  • Cleaning of all accessories
  • Exchange of all wear parts
  • Inspection and if necessary exchange of the heating elements
  • Professional installation and inspection of the die heads and feed blocks 
  • Successful start of production