PET Processing - Extrusion

Zone overview hereIn extrusion, most PET is processed into sheet for food packaging applications. The PET sheet is subsquently thermoformed--in some cases in line with the extrusion process--into products such as drinking cups, trays, clam shell containers and the like. Industrial applications for PET include point of purchase signs, display fixures and glazing. Gylcol-modified PET (PETG) is commonly used in sheet structures used to package medical devices because it can stand up to gamma irradiation.

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Mark Your Calendars for Extrusion 2020
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Mark Your Calendars for Extrusion 2020

Preeminent event for all extrusion processes taking place Oct. 13-15 in Chicago area. New partnership with TAPPI promises a deeper dive into film.

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Still Time to Submit Papers for Extrusion 2020

Stage is set as conference devoted to all things extrusion heads for Chicago area. New partnership with TAPPI promises a deeper dive into film. But the March 13 deadline for submitting papers is fast approaching.

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Extrusion: Two-Stage Screw Offers Distributive, Dissipative Mixing

New design from Davis-Standard offers outputs comparable to barrier screws at lower melt temperatures.