PT ZONE: Sheet Extrusion

K 2016 Preview: Extrusion and Compounding
Regardless of what you might be extruding, the themes of speed and flexibility will loom large in extrusion at the giant show. More (+)
EXTRUSION: Is Head Pressure Sapping Your Extruder’s Strength?
A redesign of all of the flow paths between the end of the barrel and die may be in order. More (+)


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PTi Breaks Ground on Major Expansion

$10 million investment Illinois HQ to meet growing North American demand for sheet.

EXTRUSION: News in Screen Changers at K 2016

New PLC touchscreen controller, new screen changer for high-viscosity polymers to debut.

Extrusion 2016 Conference Open For Business

Register now for the discounted rate and network with more 70 speakers and 50 exhibitors at the must-attend extrusion event of 2016.

EXTRUSION: Orientation: The Good and the Bad

Depending on what you are trying to accomplish, molecular orientation can have a positive or negative impact on your part. Here’s how to control it.

EXTRUSION: Versatile IR Gauge For Film, Sheet

New unit from NDC is suited for all types of film/sheet extrusion. To debut at K2016.

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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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EXTRUSION: News in Screen Changers at K 2016
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