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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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Advantages of Automated Unwinders and Slitter Rewinders
Automating your slitter rewinder process for flexible film production can yield significant advantages! In this blog, learn more about automation options that will help you capitalize on a market with an annual growth rate of 4.4 percent in an $85 to $95 billion end-use industry.
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Machinery and Resin Considerations for PPF Success
If you are considering the feasibility of bringing paint protection film (PPF) in-house, this blog provides a basic overview of PPF structures, required equipment and TPU resin options.
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Optimizing Your Line for PPE Sheet Applications
The new COVID-19 reality has placed PPE products front and center! PPE devices such as face shields are critical in protecting healthcare and other essential workers from viral airborne particulates. These shields, made from FDA approved clear plastic sheets, have not only proven their worth during the pandemic but are used in several other industrial … Continue reading "Optimizing Your Line for PPE Sheet Applications"
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Extrusion Coating Pros for Adhesive Lamination Structures
Do you ever wonder what the advantages are switching from adhesive lamination to extrusion coating? In this blog, we’ll cover benefits and the factors that influence the switch to extrusion coating as well as typical product structures.
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