PET Processing - Extrusion

Zone overview hereIn extrusion, most PET is processed into sheet for food packaging applications. The PET sheet is subsquently thermoformed--in some cases in line with the extrusion process--into products such as drinking cups, trays, clam shell containers and the like. Industrial applications for PET include point of purchase signs, display fixures and glazing. Gylcol-modified PET (PETG) is commonly used in sheet structures used to package medical devices because it can stand up to gamma irradiation.

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What's New in Extrusion at K 2019
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K 2019 Preview: Green's the Theme in Extrusion & Compounding

Themes of sustainability and the Circular Economy will be visible at the booths of many suppliers of extrusion and compounding equipment—film, in particular.
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Extrusion 2019 Conference: The Extrusion Solution Institution

Early-bird discount to register for the conference where the extrusion industry comes to learn expires next week.

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Extrusion: 'Unique' Digital Services for Film Processors

Four-module platform aims at transparent, faster and more efficient service for biax-film processors.