Clextral will sponsor the day 2 of the Food extrusion technology course organized by the FIE, from February 7th to February 9th, 2022. It will be presented by Dennis Forte & Associates in conjunction with the University of Applied Sciences and Art, Western Switzerland Valais (HES-SO Valais).

This 3-day course will be presented in english and will be on site but could be revert to live streaming if necessary. It will cover several topics :

  • Principles of extrusion configurations
  • Role of rheology in extrusion
  • Die types and effects, die design
  • Extrusion chemistry – recipe design
  • Product density control
  • Preconditioning for extrusion
  • Causes and effects of extruder instability
  • Screw, barrel and die-plate wear
  • Extrusion troubleshooting

Clextral is specialized in twin screw extrusion technology. We offer a wide range of technologies and processes to meet the market needs in terms of quality, variety of products and profitability.

With complete twin-screw processing systems, you are able to make exactly the type of products the consumers are seeking :

  • Breakfast cereals
  • Snacks
  • Crispy flat breads
  • Food ingredients
  • Functional ingredients
  • Encapsulated flavors
  • Porous powders production (EPT™)
  • Fibrated proteins
  • Texturized proteins
  • Couscous and pasta

This technology offers many advantages. You will have more consistency in production and control of quality product. Your production will increase due to the continuous processing and you will have the capability to process a wide range of raw materials thanks to a greater flexibility. So join us to this course to learn more about the twin-screw extrusion technology and its benefits.

Visit FIE website to find more information.





HES-SO Valais

Wallis Institute of Life Technologies
Rue de l'IndustrieSion, VS, 1950Switzerland