Extrusion

Extrusion is a continuous process through which parts of a fixed cross-sectional profile are made. Material is fed through a hopper into an extruder, essentially a rotating screw surrounded by a heated barrel, where it is mixed, melted and pumped through a die. The die gives the part its shape. From this zone you link to information on some of the more common extrusion methods, such as film, sheet, and pipe/profile/tubing

Related Topics: Film Extrusion | PET Processing - Extrusion | Pipe, Profile & Tubing Extrusion | Sheet Extrusion |

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Impact Plastics Welex extrusion line
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Making an Impact In Thin-Gauge Sheet

Creating a ‘virtually integrated supply chain’ that connects it with suppliers and customers has helped Impact Plastics add value to a wide range of sheet products, with a growing emphasis on PP.

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New ASTM Standard on Thickness Measuring to Boost Film Quality

Non-contact measurement standard should also expedite the testing process.

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Extrusion: Next-Generation Control System

Modular design will repotedly improve control capabilities and application flexibility while maintaining an attractive price point