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Try a ‘Complete’ Method to Clean Screws, Barrels
Pulling the screw will give you direct access to clean all surfaces. Here’s how to do so in an efficient, safe, and non-destructive way.
Article Published: 1/29/2016
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.
Article Published: 1/27/2016
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.
Article Published: 12/18/2015
Why & When Should You Re-Crystallize PET Scrap?
Whether you’re blow molding PET bottles or extruding APET sheet, you’ll produce amorphous scrap in the process. How you handle it will impact your production costs. Re-crystallizing it will help.
Article Published: 10/26/2015
Davis-­Standard Buys Gloucester Engineering
Acquisition will expand Davis' blown film and aftermarket business worldwide.
Article Published: 9/8/2015
How to Keep Moisture Away From Your APET Sheet Line
Moisture in PET will result in degradation that will foul up sheet and thermoformed products. Keep it at bay by following these tips when drying APET virgin and flake material.
Article Published: 7/16/2015
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.
Article Published: 5/25/2015
Keep Your Screen Changer In the Flow
The screen changer plays an essential role in generating quality extrudate. Here’s what you need to know to keep it functioning properly.
Article Published: 5/25/2015
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.
Article Published: 2/23/2015
How Characterizing and Modeling Chemical Foaming Agents Can Help Your Process
Knowing ahead of time what will happen when your CFA produces gas can help you design or improve your process to boost quality and cost effectiveness.
Article Published: 11/24/2014

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