About us

We design, develop and manufacture Continuous Kneaders since 1997 striving to optimize the technology invented in 1945 by Heinz List. We evolved into a worldwide leading manufacturer of Continuous Kneaders. Since 2011 X-Compound contributes to the international activities of the Troester Group, with its world-wide renowned high-quality cable production lines and rubber extrusion and processing equipment.

Our Continuous Kneaders and complete compounding plants are tailormade for your application and engineered to produce materials with the best quality at lowest operational costs. Our Kneaders are exceptionally well suited to handle temperature sensitive, shear sensitive as well as highly filled materials for a broad range of applications.

We are also glad to be at your service, if you are planning to refurbish your existing Kneader line.

Products and services

Our Continuous Kneaders prove their capabilities each day
in numerous applications like:

  • Cable Compounds
  • Calender Feeding
  • PVC Compounds
  • Vinyl Flooring
  • Rubber and Elastomers
  • Masterbatches
  • Thermoset Compounds
  • Specialities
  • Research & Developmen


  • Gentle material processing and excellent mixing due to the unique principle of operation,
  • Modular setup for maximum flexibility,
  • Excellent self-cleaning,
  • 3-flight technology provides broadest processing windows,
  • Minimum wear due to low pressure processing unit,
  • Possibility to incorporate highest amounts of fillers,
  • Easy access to process sections by smart design,
  • High turndown ratios at consistent uniform properties,
  • Adjustable Shear Rate Level.
Continuous Kneaders: Principle of Motion

Superimposition of rotation and osciallation

Further reading

Continuous Kneader – Fully Self Cleaning

Kneading teeth and Screw clean each other which results in
Excellent self cleaning and narrow residence time distributions.

Modular Setup – Process Parts - Customized Applications

Broad variety of process parts allow an optimal configuration for your product application like:
• Processing of cable compounds
• Halogen free flame retardent (HFFR) compounds
• Semi-Conductive compounds
• Peroxide cross-linkable compounds (Medium/High-Voltage)
• Sioplas compounds?
• Processing of any kind of PVC compounds
• Soft/semi-rigid/rigid PVC pelletizing
• Medical grade compounds
• Calender feeding

X-Compound GmbH
Am Brabrinke 1 – 4
30519 Hannover

Phone: +49 511 8704-0
Internet: www.troester.de
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Dirk Schmidt
Sales Director Cable Machinery Division
Phone: +49 511 8704-0
E-mail: Send message

TROESTER GmbH & Co. KG Representative Office Moscow
2nd Sinichkina str. 9A, Building 3
111020 Moscow

Phone: +7 916 9280672
Internet: www.troester.de
E-mail: Send message

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