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Extrusion Coating VS. Adhesive Lamination, Part III | Performance Parameters
In the third and final part of this series, we take a look at five performance parameters for your flexible packaging operation to consider when evaluating which process is right for you.
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Extrusion Coating VS. Adhesive Lamination | Part II – Cost Considerations
End-use products demand good graphics, whether it’s by adhesive lamination or extrusion coating. This often requires a mono-colored background to contrast with the print, which can be pricey! Take a look at this next blog in our series to evaluate cost considerations to support your bottom line.  
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Extrusion Coating VS. Adhesive Lamination, Part I – Environmental Advantages
Both extrusion coating and adhesive lamination can be used to manufacture a flexible packaging structure. However, the question of what method to use is often based on what asset is available, not what system is best for a given structure. In our first blog, we’ll review two examples of how extrusion coating has the upper hand when it comes to the environment.
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Preventing Accidents Starts with You – 10 Ways to Safeguard the Shop
As National Safety Month comes to a close, we outlined 10 ways to actively participate in accident prevention and best practices. This list is a good list to print and post around your office and manufacturing floor!
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Safety Training Tips for Summertime and Beyond!
A healthy dose of safety training is a good way to prevent accidents while improving operational efficiency. Our EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) team has created the following tips to support a strategic approach to safety training.
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10 Tips to Keep Your Extruder Pumping!
In this blog, we delve into maintenance by focusing on the extruder. Our team has put together their top 10 tips for keeping your extruder in top condition.
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Feedscrew Wear Guidelines for Best Results
Expanding on the feedscrew longevity series we did back in 2019, this blog provides basic wear guidelines to assist you in knowing when to rebuild or replace your feedscrew
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Preventive Maintenance for Davis-Standard Gear Reducers – Oil Selection
Selecting the right lubricant for your gear reducer is important to long-term operational success. In this final blog post of the series, we’ll provide guidance on oil selection.
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Preventive Maintenance for Davis-Standard Gear Reducers – Flushing the Gear Reducer
    In the first blog of this series, we outlined oil change intervals. In this blog, we move on to the next step, flushing the gear reducer. Flushing is a clean-fluid circulation process that removes water, chemical contaminants, air, and particulate matter. Keep your gear reducer for the long-hall with these methods....
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Preventive Maintenance for Davis-Standard Gear Reducers – Oil Change Intervals
Oil changes! Do we need to say more to convince you how important this regular maintenance task is for your productivity and equipment longevity? Take a look at what we recommend for your gear reducers. Including reducers with and without filtration.
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