EXTRUSION

Extrusion

Extrusion: Solving Surging in Two-Stage Screws

This usually crops up when the two stages are not matched in output. The best solution is to install a pressure-adjusting valve at the discharge end of the extruder.
#knowhow

Film Extrusion

Extrusion: MDO Stretches Film-Performance Limits

Systems rely on infrared heaters inside the cylinder. 

Post-Consumer Recycling

Extrusion: Go from Fluff to Blown Film With Twin-Screw System

System bypasses pelletizing step and can reprocess barrier films.

Sheet Extrusion

Time Still to Register For PT Tech Days

It’s free. It’s online. It’s scheduled every Thursday through December. And you can register now to hear technology experts address a wide range of topics in plastics processing.  
#editorial #industry4-0 #sustainability

Film Extrusion

‘Game Changing’ Flat Die Lives Up to Its Billing

Revolutionary ‘touchless’ die and control system for cast film and coating/laminating offer speed, efficiency and operational efficiencies to processors that were previously ‘unheard of.’
#closeupontechnology #dies

Thermoforming

Plastics Processors Report Quickening Expansion

Expansion among both captive and custom processors is driven by expanding orders, production, and employment.
#economics

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Downstream Extrusion Machine Builder Expands

Plastics Extrusion Machinery to break ground on a new plant in Kansas.

Extrusion

Understanding the Effect of Polymer Viscosity on Melt Temperature

Every processor should get hold of the viscosity curves for the polymers they use or contemplate using in their operations, and learn how to read them.
#knowhow #bestpractices

Hot Runners

Clear Your Calendars for Plastics Technology 'Tech Days'

Beginning Oct. 8, we will be bringing exclusive, live, online technical content on a wide range of processing topics that you can access for free.
#industry4-0 #bestpractices #dies

Thermoforming

Plastics Processing Expands in July

With an Index reading of 52.3, processors report first monthly expansion since the coronavirus disruption.
#economics