PIPE, PROFILE, TUBING

PET Processing - Extrusion

New Extruder Builder Has Familiar Names

Start-up machine builder, headed by extrusion veteran Kramer, to furnish extruders from 1-8 in dia. 

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

A Culture Built on Innovation in Medical Tubing Extrusion

Microspec was born out of innovation, and 28 years later continues to set the global standard in medical tubing by developing high-precision multi-lumen catheters—among other tubing products—by refusing to believe “it can’t be done.”
#planttour #bestpractices #dies

Sheet Extrusion

Davis-Standard Opens Expanded Plant, Buys Maillefer

Machine builders adds space to accommodate blown film die manufacturing.
#dies

Construction

Specialized Color and Additive Masterbatches Thwart Counterfeiters

Polyone’s collaboration with potable water equipment maker fends off pirates.
#polyolefins #color

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

EXTRUSION: Planetary Cutter Offers More Precision for Medical Tubing

Secondary off-line finishing is said to be all but eliminated.

Medical

Medical-Tubing Innovator Bets on Silicone Solutions

Trelleborg gains footprint in silicone-based implantable medical extrusions.
#planttour #bestpractices #Elastomers

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

IoT Strategy Cuts Human Error at Teel

Controlling up to 20 parameters from a single web interface has slashed setup time and increased output at a leading profile processor.
#industry4-0 #monitoring

Testing

NDC Moving HQ to Ohio

California location to become the web process solutions tech center.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

How to Collect and Interpret Process Data in Extrusion: Part 2

In this second of three installments, the focus is on the crucial element of melt temperature.
#processingtips #bestpractices

Engineering Resins

Suppliers Team to Run Precision Teflon Tubing at Medical Show

Apart from the triennial K Show, extrusion system suppliers don’t operate lines at trade fairs that much anymore.