PIPE, PROFILE, TUBING

PET Processing - Extrusion

VIDEO: Predict Failure, Maintain Success

Is it still a repair if you fix the machine before it breaks?

Sheet Extrusion

VIDEO: Extrusion Still Mixes Art and Science

On many extrusion shop floors, there’s likely a more experienced staffer who can tell something’s amiss with a line using only the instrumentation God gave him or her.

Packaging

Extrusion Powerhouse Does It All

Tekni-Plex has evolved into a technically diverse global supplier of a wide range of extrusions for a host of markets, many of which are regulated.
#planttour #bestpractices #Elastomers

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Don’t Build In Melt-Temperature Variations

It’s not unusual for polymer to exit the extruder with a uniform melt temperature, only to be fouled up by downstream flow pipes and the like. Here’s how to avoid this.
#processingtips #bestpractices

Medical

Processing/Workplace Safety Tips for Fluoropolymer Medical Tubing

Here's what you need to know and running these emerging materials for medical tubing.
#processingtips #bestpractices

Sheet Extrusion

Godwin Named President, CEO of Battenfeld-Cincinnati

New executive has been with extrusion machine builder since 1999.

Extrusion Know How

How to Collect & Interpret Process Data in Extrusion

The first installment of this three-part series focuses on proper use of a data- acquisition system.
#processingtips #bestpractices

Sheet Extrusion

How to Collect & Interpret Process Data in Extrusion: Part 1

The first installment of this three-part series focuses on proper use of a data- acquisition system.

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Ineos Acquires HDPE Pipe Maker

WL Plastics is one of the largest HDPE pipe producers in North America.
#polyolefins

PET Processing - Extrusion

K 2016: Day Two Show Report

Plastics Technology Editorial Director Jim Callari discusses extrusion trends at K 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany.