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Solve Five Common Problems in Blown Film Coextrusion


The blown film industry has evolved from monolayer film structures to multilayer ones for a variety of food and non-food packaging applications. Here are typical problems with these structures and tips on how to solve them.
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Macro Founder Planeta Retires


Founder of film and sheet extrusion machine builder steps down after 40 years.

Extrusion: Biax Lines for ‘Bone-In’ Meat Bags

By: Staff Report - Plastics Technology

Equipment also comes with materials-selection and processing know how.

NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Film & Extrusion Coating

By: Jim Callari - Plastics Technology

Check out what’s new in blown and cast film and extrusion coating at the big plastics industry trade show. 
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Extrusion/Compounding at NPE2018: More…More…More!

By: Jim Callari - Plastics Technology

More speed, flexibility and robustness. Across a gamut of extrusion applications, machine builders are introducing new machinery, components, and systems to dramatically raise the bar on productivity.
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Macro Engineering, Raven Industries Partner on New 7-layer Cast Extrusion Line

By: Heather Caliendo - Plastics Technology

The line includes the addition of two individual extrusion dies to process low and high viscosity resin types.
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Macro Expands Die Refurbishing Capabilities

By: Staff Report - Plastics Technology

Process reportedly yields dies 'good as new.'
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Know Your Options for Foaming Sheet


Tandem extrusion of PS is still the standard technology, but new materials options and equipment technology are emerging.
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EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: The Word Is ‘More’

By: Jim Callari - Plastics Technology

As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.

Here's A New Way to Produce Bags from Scrap

By: Jim Callari - Plastics Technology

Macro develops multi-tube process that prevents impurities from leaking layer to layer.