ESI Extrusion Services, Inc.

Leader in the design and manufacture of automated downstream extrusion equipment and systems.

25 Plus Years of Continuous Innovation

ESI has been supplying top quality downstream extrusion equipment to fortune 500 companies since 1981.

Capability Category: Plastic Composite

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ESI's vast experience in the composite extrusion market, utilizing wood and various other composite fillers and a wide range of downstream processing equipment, has resulted in a market leading position in the composite industry. Whether you are looking to enter the composite industry, or to improve a component of your existing process, ESI can provide assistance with innovative alternatives to the industry norms.

With our years of design experience, focus on process improvement and automation in the composite plastics industry, ESI can provide complete downstream and tooling systems necessary for the successful processing of composite extrusions.

In addition to our full range of high quality downstream equipment, ESI's in-house design engineering capabilities can provide custom solutions for the most challenging processing requirements. Complete turn-key processing systems include: tooling, line layout, on-site supervision and start-up. By utilizing our in-house control engineering capabilities, we can provide you with full line control integration for increased process control.

We invite you to contact your ESI sales engineer to discuss how we can help improve and insure success in your composite process.

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ESI's vast experience in the composite extrusion market, utilizing wood and various other composite fillers and a wide range…

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Plastic Composite: Sizing

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Plastic Composite - Sizing

ESI offers systems designed for positive profile sizing, utilizing extrusion pullers, or alternate extrusion methods without in line pulling.  These systems include:  vacuum calibration tables and calibration tanks.  ESI vacuum tables provide a robust, flexible platform for vacuum sizing tooling and can provide integrated extrusion cooling with the addition of optional table mounted polycarbonate tanks.  ESI tanks can be equipped with driven rollers to aid product conveyance downstream and can incorporate highly efficient evaporative spray cooling.

Sizing systems are available in a wide variety of configurations and sizes, including dual strand, with numerous vacuum pump combinations and water and filtering systems.

ESI can also supply automated secondary cooling systems for hard to cool products, allowing high output rates in limited line spaces.

 

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Plastic Composite - Sizing

ESI offers systems designed for positive profile sizing, utilizing extrusion pullers, or alternate extrusion methods without in line pulling.  These systems…

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Plastic Composite: Cooling

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Plastic Composite - Cooling

The cooling requirements of extruded plastic/composite profiles are often the most challenging and overlooked single component of the extrusion process.  ESI's wide range of cooling solutions and optional equipment provides the ability to balance the cooling requirements of composite extrudates while accommodating other considerations such as line length, energy/water usage, filtering and maintenance concerns.  ESI cooling solutions for composite profiles include spray tanks with numerous choices in spray bar locations, idling or driven support rollers, various filtration and blow off options and a wider variety of tank cross sections and lengths.  All ESI cooling tank designs are available in single strand and multiple strand configurations..  ESI can also supply automated secondary cooling systems for hard to cool products, allowing high output rates in limited line spaces.

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Plastic Composite - Cooling

The cooling requirements of extruded plastic/composite profiles are often the most challenging and overlooked single component of the extrusion process.  ESI's…

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Plastic Composite: Pullers

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Plastic Composite - Pullers

ESI pullers are available in cleated or smooth belt designs and in a wide variety of sizes and pull force configurations up to 20,000 lbs.  There are numerous drive options available providing precise speed control and aiding in critical sizing control.  Puller-Saw combinations are also available.  All puller and puller-saw combinations are available in single or dual strand configurations.

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Plastic Composite - Pullers

ESI pullers are available in cleated or smooth belt designs and in a wide variety of sizes and pull force configurations…

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Plastic Composite: Fabrication

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Plastic Composite - Fabrication

ESI in-line fabrication equipment for plastic composite profiles is available for numerous processes including drilling, routing, notching and punching.  Units combining these functions are also available and can include finished cut to length.  Processors of failing, fencing, decking and window profiles have utilized ESI's cutting edge technology to eliminate off line processes and improve operational efficiency.  ESI designs in-line fabrication equipment to be operator and maintenance friendly, cost effective alternatives to off line fabrication cells.  In addition to standard product offerings, ESI can provide custom designed systems around your production requirements.

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Plastic Composite - Fabrication

ESI in-line fabrication equipment for plastic composite profiles is available for numerous processes including drilling, routing, notching and punching.  Units combining…

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Plastic Composite: Saws

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Plastic Composite - Saws

ESI pneumatically boosted and servo controlled saw models are offered in numerous blade sizes and configurations including, down cut, up cut and cross cut.  All ESI saws are equipped with AC inverter motors providing adjustable blade speed and dynamic braking of the saw blade under power down and E-stop conditions.  Saw models are available in single or multi-strand designs.  ESI's ASC (advanced servo control) utilizes state of the art motion control programming, precision ground ball screws, high resolution encoders and simple to use color touch screen controls to provide superior cut length accuracy in user and maintenance friendly platforms.  Puller-saw combinations are also available.

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Plastic Composite - Saws

ESI pneumatically boosted and servo controlled saw models are offered in numerous blade sizes and configurations including, down cut, up cut…

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Plastic Composite: Surface Finishing

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Plastic Composite - Brushing and Embossing

ESI has been providing extuders of plastic composites with high quality, innovative surface finishing equipment from the inception of the composite lumber industry. We offer a wide variety of brushing and embossing equipment for application of texture or pattern to composite extrusions. Models are available in single and multi strand configurations for both in line and out of line use. With our extensive range of standard machine offerings and custom design capabilities, ESI is uniquely qualified to assist you in your surface finishing application.

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Plastic Composite - Brushing and Embossing

ESI has been providing extuders of plastic composites with high quality, innovative surface finishing equipment from the inception of…

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Plastic Composite: End of Line Material Handling

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Plastic Composite - Packing / Palletizing 

ESI supplies an extensive range of material handling and end of line packing systems. These systems range from simple drop tables to servo driven palletizing systems for composite lumber. Each system is designed to meet the specific product and bundle dimensions and can include inspection/rejection stations. For extruded profiles that present cooling challenges, ESI offers innovative, end of line solutions to extend cooling times before stacking or handling. ESI's design team has extensive experience in providing innovative end of line stacking solutions and we look forward to speaking with you about your application specifics. Please contact an ESI sales engineer for information on how we can improve the efficiency of your end of line packaging.

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Plastic Composite - Packing / Palletizing 

ESI supplies an extensive range of material handling and end of line packing systems. These systems range from simple…

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