Strong Design Service and Support

BARR Inc. offers strong design and support to assist our customers in fully characterizing their resin and optimizing a screw design for maximum performance. In addition to our extensive database on screw designs and material properties, we also work with many of the top consultants in the blown film and extrusion industry.

The following tables list some of the other services we offer. For pricing and availability, please contact BARR Inc.

Material Testing

Rheological Properties

Capillary Rheometer
Melt Indexer.

Thermodynamic Properties

Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC)
Crystallinity Study
Thermo Gravimetric Analysis (TGA)
Heat Deflection Temperatures (HDT)

Service, Inspection, and Documentation

Barrel and Gearbox

Barrel Alignment.
Gearbox Alignment.
Barrel I.D. measurement.


Wear Measurements.
Thorough Screw Evaluation (Profile, Straightness, Concentricity, Surface finish, Hardness)
Recommendations on repair and/or replacement.