PT ZONE: Sheet Extrusion

EXTRUSION : HDPE Dimpled Sheet Line is 13-Ft. Wide
Flexible line runs at up to 3800 lb.hr and can run 100% post-consumer bottle scrap. More (+)
Swiss Thermoforming Machine Maker Sets Up U.S. Operations to Tap North American Market
A Swiss maker of complete thermoforming lines is taking another crack at the North American market, setting up sales, service and R&D in Wisconsin, with plans to exhibit at Pack Expo and NPE2015. More (+)


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Model ERF 500 is designed for max. throughput of more than 11,000 lb/hr.

RECYCLING: High-Output Melt Filters For Recycling and Film/Sheet

Filters rely on a rotating, cylindrical screen with millions of conical holes.

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OVERVIEW:
Sheet Extrusion

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Sheet is distinguished from film by its thickness: anything over 0.25-mm is considered sheet. The process closely resembles cast film extrusion. Thinner sheet is typical thermoformed into trays, clam shells, cups or bowls, whereas thick sheet may be used for signage, refrigerator liners and truck bed liners. Common sheet extrusion materials include PET, high-density polyethylene, polystyrene and ABS. Sheet can be produced in either single or multi-layer formats.


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