Unit is said to boost output by 15% to 30% and reduce film thickness variations by up to 70%.
Applicable to extrusion and blow molding operations.
SML rolled out three new products at its Innovation Days 2012 open house, held late last year at its headquarters in Austria (U.S. office in Ft.
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.