Exploring the: Extrusion Zone



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March 2016 Index: 52.8
Processing business index registers growth for first time in 10 months.
Columns Published: 4/25/2016
EXTRUSION: Finding the Sweet Spot
The compression ratio of a screw does not provide enough detail on how it will perform. Screw design is a balancing act that takes many variables into account.
Columns Published: 4/25/2016
Color Done Right
Look for a supplement to the September Issue of Plastics Technology with tips and techniques that will help you make your coloring operations as efficient as possible
Columns Published: 4/25/2016
EXTRUSION: Barrel Heat and Melting
Barrel temperature may impact melting in the case of very small extruders running very slowly. Otherwise, melting is mainly the result of shear heating of the polymer.
Columns Published: 3/24/2016
Save the Date for Second Annual Extrusion Conference
Plastics Technology’s Extrusion 2016 Conference will be held Dec. 6-8 in Charlotte, N.C.
Columns Published: 3/22/2016
February’s Index—49.6
Processing market at highest level since last April.
Columns Published: 3/22/2016
EXTRUSION: Understanding The Barrier Gap
All barrier screws are not created equal, and the barrier length and gap can be one of the reasons.
Columns Published: 2/22/2016
December’s Index: 43.6
Mid-size plants expand for fourth month out of five. And compared with one year ago, capital spending plans are up 32%.
Columns Published: 1/20/2016
EXTRUSION: Venerable Maddock Mixer Still an Extrusion Workhorse
Variations to this decades-old mixing section are widely used, but processors should carefully analyze these designs and not assume they will perform better.
Columns Published: 1/20/2016
Are You Ready to Take on the World?
Plastics Technology’s exclusive benchmarking study reveals the tactics of processors who just might be in that class.
Columns Published: 12/21/2015

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