EXTRUSION

Injection Molding

Nordson Selling Screw, Barrel Business

Private equity firm Altair expects to close on acquisition during the first quarter of next year.
#screws

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Graham Names Alpert Medical Extrusion Manager

Veteran tubing guru Alpert to be part of machine builder's technical and customer support, including product development and system testing.

Recycling

General-Purpose Screws on the Comeback?

They are being specified more often for recycling applications to increase flexibility. But there is still no such thing as a GP screw and recyclers need to consider other processing approaches.
#sustainability #bestpractices

Extrusion

Troubleshooting Pressure Fluctuations in Piston-Type Melt Filters

Piston filtration offers many advantages over other systems. While pressure fluctuations could be regarded as their weakness, there are many ways to avoid them, both from the mechanical and the process side. Small adjustment can make a huge difference in the overall performance and efficiency of the system.
#bestpractices #processingtips

Sheet Extrusion

PPEs Are Here to Stay: Is Your Sheet Line Ready?

Follow these tips to evaluate your sheet extrusion lines to find out if you can expand into this market.

Extrusion

The Three Causes of Screw Wear

You run the risk of wasting time and money by not understanding what’s causing your screws to wear.

Blow Molding

Reusable Insulation Blanket for Processing Machinery

Can be used on any style extruder, as well as extruder barrels, heads and injection and blow molding machines.  

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Profile Die Design Software Simulates Cooling, Shrinkage

Enables use up of to 20 calibrators in the cooling system.
#dies

Extrusion

US Extruders Completes Plant Expansion

Company increases manufacturing space by more than 90%.

Hot Runners

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#editorial #industry4-0 #bestpractices