PTi/Processing Technologies International
2655 White Oak Cir.
Aurora, IL 60502-9674 US
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New Research Reaffirms FDA Guidelines for Virgin PET Cap as Barrier
￼Study refutes previous research that raised doubts over V-PET’s effectiveness as a functional barrier layer when coextruded with R-PET.
EXTRUSION: High-Speed Sheet Extruders for PP, HIPS
Processing Technologies International (PTi), Aurora, Ill., has launched the Super-G High-Speed Extruder line for processing sheet from PP and HIPS.
K 2016 Extrusion: Speed, Versatility Rule the Day at K
Shorter product runs mean frequent product changeovers for processors, and suppliers responded to these trends across all extrusion technologies.
PTi Breaks Ground on Major Expansion
$10 million investment Illinois HQ to meet growing North American demand for sheet.
Ahead of the Curve in Recycling
A pioneer in recycling milk bottles built a thriving business in plastic lumber, but blow molding with PCR has proved a longer, harder road to success.
Trials Show 'Dryer-Less' System Converts Mixed Regrind Into High-Quality Thermoformed Sheet
In production-scale trials, PETG and APET scrap bypasses landfill thanks to PTi's high-vacuum, twin-screw extrusion system.
PTi to Expand Headquarters
The sheet extrusion machinery supplier will invest $10 million in an expansion that will nearly double manufacturing space and capacity at its Aurora, Ill. headquarters.
New Roll Lock-Out System Protects Sheet Operators
First-of-a-kind system prevents rolls from closing accidentally.
EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: Flexibility, Speed, Quality Rule the Day
Extrusion processors need more—of everything—to compete. And suppliers responded in force in Orlando.
PTi To Jointly Commercialize Patented Layer-Flipping Technology
Novel device provides efficient method for changing layer configurations.
EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: The Word Is ‘More’
As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.
Optimizing Thin-Gauge Sheet for In-Line Thermoforming
Processing thin-gauge sheet for in-line thermoforming poses unique challenges. Here’s how to cope with them.
EXTRUSION: Another Way to Extrude PET Without Drying
A planetary-roller section allows efficient degassing.
Extrusion/Compounding at K 2013: Having It All
Extrusion processors no longer need to chose among speed, quality, and flexibility, based on exhibits at K 2013.
There’s No Lid on This Processor’s Creativity
For this lid maker, the keys to success are speed, flexibility and ingenuity.
‘Skew’ Rolls for More Uniform Sheet
New feature aimed at thin-gauge PP sheet.
Anti-Stat Coater Integrated in Pull-Roll Frame
Sheet systems supplier Processing Technologies International (PTi), Aurora, Ill., has developed a new, patented system that integrates an anti-static coater into the frame of the pull-roll unit of its G Series roll stand.
EXTRUSION: Adjust Chill-Roll Height with a Simple Ratchet
A ratchet-activated height-adjustment device raises and lowers the cooling and polishing rolls relative to the sheet die.
Simple, Economical, Manual Roll-Gap Adjustment for Sheet
Processing Technologies International (PTi), Aurora, Ill., has developed and patented a new way to manually adjust roll gap on cooling and polishing sheet roll stands.
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: Advances Push Efficiency Envelope
Blown film towers may have been scarce, but there was no shortage of new technology aimed at helping to make extrusion processors more profitable.