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Granulate or Shred: Which Makes Sense for You?
That is the size-reduction question confronting many processors today. Look here for some guidance.
Article Published: 4/23/2014
Octal to Start PET Sheet Extrusion in Ohio
APET sheet to be made exclusively from sheet flake.
Article Published: 3/24/2014
Compounding PLA on Twin-Screws: What Testing Reveals
Twin-screw extrusion is the preferred method for compounding PLA and other biopolymers. But processing PLA is complicated because it’s sensitive to heat and shear. It’s also prone to hydrolytic degradation if moisture is present in molten PLA. Here’...
Article Published: 3/21/2014
Use Your Gauge to Solve Processing Issues Upstream
Gauging systems have an often-overlooked but equally important role beyond measuring web thickness: They can be used as a diagnostic tool to troubleshoot the process. Here's how.
Article Published: 2/25/2014
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.
Article Published: 12/18/2013
There’s No Lid on This Processor’s Creativity
For this lid maker, the keys to success are speed, flexibility and ingenuity.
Article Published: 11/26/2013
New Source of Flexographic Printers
Allstein GmbH opens sales office New Jersey to offer 'rugged press that is easy to use and attractively priced.'
Article Published: 10/25/2013
PP Cup Billed as Alternative to PS Foam
Cellular structure is created during the sheet extrusion process using atmospheric gas.
Article Published: 10/25/2013
Six Rules to Keep You Out of Trouble In Foam Sheet Extrusion
Thermoplastic foam extrusion has proved advantageous to processors. But six essential rules are commonly overlooked.
Article Published: 10/24/2013
‘Skew’ Rolls for More Uniform Sheet
New feature aimed at thin-gauge PP sheet.
Article Published: 10/24/2013

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