PRESS VS. EXTRUDER

2012-10-15   

PRESS

EXTRUDER

Investment

Low investment in short term but high investment

in long term due to high cost in maintenance

Good for long term investment
Maintenance

Need to repair or exchange hydraulic system in

two or 3 years, high cost

High stability, no need to change main

parts within 10 years

Material

Use wet concrete, big material waste with

dirty operation

Use dry mix, optimization of raw material

usage (low reject)

Capacity Very limited, up to 8 tiles tpm High speed, up to 150 tpm
Auto No auto, mainly manual From Manual to fully automatic production
profile Only can make symmetrical profiles

Can produce non-symmetrical patterns with

shaped top surface

Color Short color stay, only lasts for 3-5 years normally over 30 years long color stay