April 12, 2021Five 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.Read More >
March 22, 2021Web 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.Read More >
March 8, 2021Extrusion 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.Read More >
February 9, 2021Keeping 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.Read More >
January 25, 2021Direct 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.Read More >
January 11, 2021Starting 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.Read More >
November 30, 2020Tools 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.Read More >