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Sustainable Sheet: Placon Closes the Loop on PET Recycling
Placon reprocesses up to 12,000 lb/day of PCR PET to produce its EcoStar line of sheet.
Article Published: 2/26/2013
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.
Article Published: 5/30/2012
Extruder Inspection & Vibration Analysis Detects Problems Early, Prevents Failures
Service is offered to all types of extrusion processors for all of types and makes of extruders and motors.
Article Published: 5/29/2012
Thrifty California Processor Dries PET with 'Waste' Heat
Southern California can be a challenging environment for manufacturers, not least because of concerns about the cost and availability of electrical power.
Article Published: 4/29/2012
Extrusion & Compounding at NPE: More Output, More Flexibility, Less Energy
There won't be many blown-film lines running, but there is still much in the way of innovation going on in extrusion and compounding.
Article Published: 2/23/2012
Now You Can Measure Pellet Moisture In the Hopper, in Real Time
Take the guesswork out of drying with new technology.
Article Published: 2/21/2012
'Dryer-less' PET Sheet System
Processing Technologies International (PTi), recently took the wraps off its “dryer-less” twin-screw PET sheet extrusion system at its headquarters in Aurora, Ill.
Article Published: 10/25/2011
Why—and How—to Baseline Your Extruder
If you don’t baseline your extruder, then how are you going to set realistic expectations for its performance? Here's how to get going.
Article Published: 7/27/2011
New Barrel Heater/Cooler Saves ‘Juice' to Run an Extruder
New, patent-pending design is said to reduce both radiant and convection heat losses.
Article Published: 7/27/2011
DAK to Buy Wellman’s PET Business
Move follows DAK purchase of Eastman's PET operation.
Article Published: 6/27/2011

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