Future Design Inc., Mississauga, Ont., has been awarded a patent on its Saturn Evacuation System (SES), which reduces airborne contamination that fills the plant during the blown film process.
Two new solutions from Conair, Cranberry Township, Pa., are designed for use with its TrueBlend line of blenders to allow feeding thin, flaky regrind without repelletizing.
New OptiMike OM190 optical micrometer from NDC, Irwindale, Calif., provides direct, non-contacting, single-sided thickness measurement for sheet, foam, and thick films.
New Backdraft extruder from American Kuhne, Ashaway, R.I., has a reverse-air cooling system suited especially to blown film that removes heat and undesireable air currents from the extrusion area for optimum bubble stability while also improving ene...
New Model 8000 gauging system for multilayer blown film from NDC, Irwindale, Calif., can quickly determine both the profile shape and average thickness of both the total web and critical barrier layers.
Labtech Engineering from Thailand (which has several U.S. distributors) displayed at NPE2012 what it says is the world’s smallest, fully functional blown film line, equipped with a horizontal extruder.
New ULO (Ultra-light O-frame) scanner from Scantech Americas, Gaithersburg, Md., features a compact frame and x-ray sensor and a host of energy-saving features.
Kuhne GmbH blown-film technology will now be available to North American processors through sister company American Kuhne, Ashaway, R.I.
New Digital Internal Bubble Cooling (DIBC) system from Addex Inc., Stoughton, Mass., is said to deliver the fastest reaction time in the industry to ensure precise bubble control, helping processors to speed product changeovers and significantly red...
Mokon, Buffalo, N.Y., has expanded its BFC Series of blown film air coolers, which are now available from 600 to 9000 cfm.