Pelleting machine

Form pellets with uniform length for a dust-free, cylindrical granulate, pellets with smooth surface and high stability of the granulate.

Stable pelleting with uniform length

The Gear pelletizer from Hosokawa Alpine is also known as the low pressure extruder or pelleting machine. This process is known as extrusion, and helps to get stable pellets with uniform length are formed. The extrusion takes place by a pair of counter rotating hollow toothed rollers. The product is drawn in by the rollers and pressed by nozzle bores or press nozzles.

The compression is determined by the relationship of the nozzle diameter to the nozzle length. The nozzle diameter is in the limits of 1 to 10 mm.

The Gear Pelletizer can be run dust and gas-tight. Operation with inert gas and solvents it’s possible without any problem.


  • Can run dust and gas-tight
  • Uniform length
  • Operation with inert gas and solvents

Hosokawa Alpine ( offers comminution technology for the production of powders, particles and bulk materials: from mills and classifiers to complete turnkey systems. For R&D and laboratory applications, as well as for industrial production. Tailor-made solutions for powder and particle processing in the chemicals industry, for paints and pigments, mineral raw materials and metals, pharmaceutics and cosmetics, foodstuffs and animal feed, and for industrial recycling.

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