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Speed, Flexibility & Customization Spur Success at PS Extruder & Former
Commodore does it all in PS foam extrusion and forming. It builds most of its equipment and all of its tooling and combines that with innovative processing techniques, allowing it to carve a successful niche for itself in a field dominated by much l...
Article Published: 9/29/2012
Novel Materials Stretch Process Capabilities
The potential for new or unusual materials to broaden the application potential of standard plastics processes was explored in a number of papers at April’s SPE ANTEC conference in Orlando, Fla.
Article Published: 9/28/2012
Bayer Divests PETG Sheet Business
Bayer MaterialScience LLC, Pittsburgh, sold its Vivak PETG sheet business in NAFTA to Plaskolite, Inc., Columbus, Ohio.
Article Published: 7/31/2012
Algae/PP Hybrid Can Be Thermoformed
Algae and plastics do mix—that’s the message to be delivered at the upcoming Pack Expo, Oct. 28-31 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Article Published: 7/31/2012
Optimize Cut-Sheet Forming With Syntactic Foam Plug Assist
Common problems encountered in the cut-sheet thermoforming process include thin spots, webbing, poor part definition, and plug/pusher mark-off.
Article Published: 6/26/2012
Thermoforming at NPE: Machines Raise Performance Bar
Exhibitors at this year’s show introduced an assortment of new machines and upgraded models with designs incorporating the latest in mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic technologies.
Article Published: 5/29/2012
PE/PS Interpolymer Modifies Polyolefins To Process Faster, Thinner, Better
Novel hybrid of polyethylene and polystyrene acts as a processing aid for HDPE, LDPE, and PP.
Article Published: 5/29/2012
Conference Report: Bioplastics Are Breaking Out of Their 'Green' Niche
The excitement in the air of the recent Innovation Takes Root conference was a sense of arrival.
Article Published: 3/27/2012
Thermoforming at NPE: Less Scrap, More Power For the Buck
Most of the developments will focus on in-line systems.
Article Published: 2/23/2012
Composites Fabricator Chooses Thermoforming for Bus Part
Amtech LLC considers itself a composite specialist and engages in thermoset resin transfer molding and vacuum-assist RTM,  plus finishing, assembly, and custom packaging from a 220,000 ft² plant in Wapato, Wash.
Article Published: 2/21/2012

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