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Five Pillars to Profitability
One of the most effective ways for extrusion and converting processors to boost performance, reliability, and serviceability is to improve upon existing assets. In this blog, we’ve outlined six key action items to support best practices and influence your profitability.
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Web Considerations for Today’s Flexible Packaging
Maximizing the productivity, versatility and profitability of an extrusion coating and laminating line is the goal of every flexible packaging film producer. In this blog, we will cover some engineering considerations with regard to precision tension control, web spreading and web guidance.
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Extrusion Factors for Medical-Grade Silicone Products
Silicone extrusions for various medical applications have been instrumental in facilitating patient care during COVID-19 and beyond. In this blog, we’ll discuss key extrusion-related factors that support functional requirements of medical-grade silicone products while supporting your profitability.
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Protecting Your Slitter Rewinder Investment
Wear and tear on your slitter rewinder is inevitable. In this blog, we’ve put together a modified list of common items that need your attention to improve productivity, processing, safety and profitability.
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Keeping Your Roll Stand Rolling!
Quality and consistent sheet depends on a well-maintained roll stand. A regular maintenance schedule also protects the value of your investment! In this blog our team outlines important disassembly and reassembly criteria when cleaning, maintaining and inspecting roll stand components.
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Direct Utilization of Reclaim Material for Sheet Extrusion
Incorporating reclaim materials into existing and new products is not only good for the environment, but it may be financially prudent for your operation. In this blog, we’ll discuss opportunities in reclaim markets as well as equipment needed to support reclaim applications in direct sheet extrusion.
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Starting The Year Right!
let's kick the year off right! What better way than to start with maintenance. In this blog, we provide a checklist to ensure your extruder is primed for peak performance. Here are the 10 extruder components we suggest checking as part of a healthy maintenance plan.
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Top Five Blog Posts of the Year!
In the final blog post of the year, we have recapped the top five most viewed posts of 2020.
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Tools for Smarter Film Processing: Unwind and Winder Assurance with DS Activ-Check™ – Vision
When it comes to substrate processing, consistent unwind splicing and winder transfers are paramount to quality and profitability. In this blog, we outline strategies for smarter splices and transfers.
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Troubleshooting Common Blown Film Issues
keep your blown film operation running as efficiently as possible with these 10 troubleshooting tips.
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