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Five Steps Toward a Flawless Flat Film Start-Up
A poor line start-up benefits no one … except your competitors. Follow these five steps to get your film line fired up seamlessly.
Article Published: 4/1/2015
Putting the ‘Flexible’ in Flexible Film Processing
This blown film processor is no stranger to change when it comes to finding new markets with novel products. Its latest: barrier films.
Article Published: 3/31/2015
Processors Align to Offer FFS Solutions
A maker of forming films for packaging and a maker of lidstock films join forces.
Article Published: 3/31/2015
New York Bagmaker Expands to Texas
Can liner firm Aluf adds capacity in Lone Star state.
Article Published: 3/13/2015
‘Breakthrough’ Technology Allows for Super-Swift Sheet-Thickness Changes
New system uses a single-point adjustment to change the lip gap and modify the lip land length at the same time.
Article Published: 3/6/2015
Entek Running World’s Largest Line for Lead-Acid Battery Separators
Machine-building sister company furnished the twin-screw extruder and most other line components.
Article Published: 2/24/2015
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
Coextruding Blown Film Today Requires Deeper Understanding of Resin Rheology & Die Design
More film processors are investing in lines with nine or more layers. With more resin possibilities and combinations coming into play, it’s important to learn more about material rheology and compatibility, as well as die design.
Article Published: 1/27/2015
Novel Package Nabs Another Award
Third time Clear-Lam's PrimaPak has been acknowledged.
Article Published: 1/14/2015
How to Split & Clean Flat Dies
Notice a drop-off in quality of your flat film or sheet? It may signal that a die ‘split-and-clean’ is due. Here’s how to get going.
Article Published: 12/29/2014

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