Sheet Extrusion

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Published: 7/16/2015

Extrusion: How to Adjust for Polymer Shrinkage and Orientation
Polymers shrink and orient. Sometimes orientation is unbalanced, resulting in misshaped parts. But there are steps beyond tweaking the die that can mitigate these effects.

Published: 7/16/2015

PETG Foam-Core Sheet Cushions Thermoformed Medical Packaging
New option is lighter, cleaner, tougher than HIPS at a comparable price.

Published: 5/25/2015

EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING NPE: Flexibility, Speed and Quality
Extrusion processors need more—of everything—to compete. And suppliers responded in force in Orlando.

Published: 5/25/2015

Keep Your Screen Changer In the Flow
The screen changer plays an essential role in generating quality extrudate. Here’s what you need to know to keep it functioning properly.

Published: 5/25/2015

Global Processors Establishing U.S. Footprint
Two major international processors establish plants in central Pennsylvania to serve the U.S. market.

Published: 4/27/2015

Know Your Options for Foaming Sheet
Tandem extrusion of PS is still the standard technology, but new materials options and equipment technology are emerging.

Published: 3/31/2015

Processors Align to Offer FFS Solutions
A maker of forming films for packaging and a maker of lidstock films join forces.

Published: 3/6/2015

‘Breakthrough’ Tech Allows for Fast Sheet-Thickness Changes
New system uses a single-point adjustment to change the lip gap and modify the lip land length at the same time.

Published: 2/23/2015

EXTRUSION AND COMPOUNDING AT NPE: The Word Is ‘More’
As in speed, power, quality, flexibility, layers, and efficiency. Those are the trends across all extrusion processes.

Published: 1/14/2015

Novel Package Nabs Another Award
Third time Clear-Lam's PrimaPak has been acknowledged.