At NPE2015 in Orlando in March, Guill Tool & Engineering, W. Warwick, R.I. introduced the latest generation of its Series 800, the two-to-six layer extrusion tool designed to produce the highest quality, highest material-efficient 1/8-in. to 6-in OD tubing for automotive, medical, appliance and industrial applications. The redesigned Series 800 reportedly produces flawless extrusion and layer definition of fluropolymer and other materials for all fuel line constructions, multi-layer PEX pipe and drip irrigation applications, among others. The Guill design further allows thin layer combinations of polymers and adhesives to 0.02 mm or less.
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