EXTRUSION

Extrusion

Take the Guesswork Out of Determining Screw, Barrel Wear

New technology from Glycon takes real-time measurements of screw and barrel wear and provides data to guide processors as to when the time may be right to swap out these components.
#closeupontechnology #screws #industry4-0

Extrusion Know How

Extrusion: Follow These Tips to Get Profile Die Design Just Right

Calculating polymer flow is fairly straightforward when designing a die for a simple round profile, but as the shapes get more complicated these calculations can get extremely challenging. Here’s what you need to consider.  
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Extrusion

Meet Me in Chicago

In Rosemont, to be more specific. Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind, in-person event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion 2021 Conferences, together with our Amerimold tradeshow.   
#editorial

Injection Molding

Glycon Announces Changes to Management Team

Expanded roles for Jon Kuhman, John Phelan.

Extrusion

Nordson Names New Veep, Pelletizing Manager

Jesus Crespo, Curtis Hatchitt join firm.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Teel Plastics Continues in Battle Against Coronavirus

Newly installed Davis-Standard extrusion lines address swab-stick demand.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Twin-Screw Extruders with Energy-Saving Features

 Aimed at PVC pipe, profiles, and wood plastic composites, among others.  

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Profile Processor Combines People & Technology to Fuel Growth

Custom Profile started almost 30 years ago with one employee and one extruder, and has evolved into an international processing business with three plants serving a variety of markets. And plans are in the works to expand further.

Extrusion

Use Rheology and Flow Simulation to Troubleshoot Extrusion Processes

Let’s take the mystery out of rheology by showing how the wealth of information it provides can be used by processors to solve real-world production problems.  
#bestpractices

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Automated Crosshead for Elastomer Hose

Said to be engineered to minimize operator involvement and use of hand tools, thereby improving safety.