PIPE, PROFILE, TUBING

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Extrusion: Coil-Strapping System Protects Tubing, Simplifies Handling

Unit automatically and securely straps finished coils of small-diameter extruded tubing.

Recycled Materials

Blazing the Trail In Processing PCR for Corrugated Pipe

Just a decade ago, roughly 10% of HDPE corrugated pipes made by Advanced Drainage Systems used recycled material. That number is 65% now, and growing. Here’s how this processor became a pioneer in this field.
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Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Making the Cut: Pick the Right Cutting Technology for Pipe, Tube or Profile

Here is review of popular extrusion cutting technologies, strengths and limitations of each, and common problems and solutions.  

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Extrusion: Energy-Efficient Dryer for Complex Profiles

Novel system uses compressed air to dry profiles without damaging or distorting them.

Sheet Extrusion

Extrusion: Flex-Lip Die Cuts Resin Use on Capstock Layers

Flexible hinge on multi-manifold EDI Ultraflex Die from Nordson reportedly delivers uniform weatherable layer for PVC siding, saving more than $55,000/yr in capstock cost alone.
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Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Graham Accelerates Extruder Deliveries as Tubing Processors Ramp Up

Machine builder expediting shipment of Ultra line of extruders as tube makers ramp up production for ventilators resulting from Coronavirus.  

Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Medical Tubing: No Tradeoff of Speed for Quality with New Downstream Package

New technology from Novatec packages next-generation multi-pass tank, novel gauging technique, and enhanced coilers to boost rates to 1000 ft/min or more without tube-quality issues.
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Film Extrusion

Extrusion: Important Polymer Melting Equations for Extrusion Processors

The more you know about what happens in a screw, the more you’ll be able to work with your supplier to optimize design.
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Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion

Extrusion: Inspection System for Corrugated Pipe

New system can detect flaws in pipe areas deemed undetectable previously.

Medical

Extrusion: New Extruder Line Targets Medical Applications

Series comes with a range of standard features. Customization also available.