The WeldMax miniature hand extruder contains a plasticizing unit, hot-air blower, rod feed, and electronics in one package.

The compact tool from the Swiss firm Leister Process Technologies and distributed in the U.S. by Uneco Systems Inc., Romeoville, Ill., requires no additional booster and weighs only 2.8 kg. PTFE welding shoes and blanks are available for all weld structures. The WeldMax can extrude PE-HD, PE-LD, PP, PPS, PVC-U, and PVDF materials.