• PT Youtube
  • PT Facebook
  • PT Linkedin
  • PT Twitter
8/8/2019

Extrusion: Gauge Measures Haze of Narrow, Wide Webs

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

NDC Technologies is debuting new gauge at the upcoming K 2019 Show that enables processors to accurately and reliably measure the haze of film and sheet inline, and generate real-time reports in real time on this process parameter.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

NDC Technologies is debuting new gauge at the upcoming K 2019 Show that enables processors to accurately and reliably measure the haze of film and sheet inline, and generate real-time reports in real time on this process parameter.

Film or sheet with a poor visible appearance can be problematic for processors trying to maintain a specific quality standard. NDC’s new HazePro gauge reportedly solves this problem by measuring the haze of both narrow and wide films online with the highest accuracy and reliability. With HazePro, manufacturers can precisely adjust the film and sheet extrusion process to tightly maintain haze quality. Process adjustments can be automated for real-time control of haze. Applications include optical, packaging, flexible packaging, agricultural, solar panel, coatings on glass (such as solar panels), anti-glare on computer screens and other uses.

NDC’s haze measurement complies with ASTM standard D1003 for transparent materials.

 

Hand holding a crystal ball

We’d rather send you $15 than rely on our crystal ball…

It’s Capital Spending Survey season and the manufacturing industry is counting on you to participate! Odds are that you received our 5-minute Plastics survey from Plastics Technology in your mail or email. Fill it out and we’ll email you $15 to exchange for your choice of gift card or charitable donation. Are you in the U.S. and not sure you received the survey? Contact us to access it.

Help us inform the industry and everybody benefits.

RELATED CONTENT

  • Why—and How—to Baseline Your Extruder

    If you don’t baseline your extruder, then how are you going to set realistic expectations for its performance? Here's how to get going.

  • Don’t Wind Wrinkles Into Your Film

    Wrinkles are a major cause of defects in extrusion winding and converting, especially with thinner films, which are much more wrinkle-prone than thick ones. The cause of most wrinkles is located close to the roller where the wrinkle first appears and can be identified by looking at the orientation and pattern of the wrinkle. First, find the cause; then try to eliminate or at least reduce it.

  • What's Causing Your Gels?

     Gels are a common quality problem in extrusion of clear film and tubing less than 0.005 in. thick.

Resources