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Milacron Continues to Innovate, New High Output Extruders and Sheet Extrusion Lines for Polyolefins

November 30, 2016

CINCINNATI - Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announced its entry into the polyolefin sheet extrusion market.

Polyolefins make up the highest volume of thermoplastic products in the world and uses range from rigid materials to industrial food packaging and waterproof film. Research and development are...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

DSG-Canusa Adds Davis-Standard Thermatic Extruders to China Operation

November 9, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) – DSG-Canusa Polymer Technologies Company recently augmented their tubing operation in China with the purchase of two Davis-Standard Thermatic® extruders. The extruders, installed last summer, are being used for processing premium heat shrink tubing to support automotive, electrical/utility and electronics markets. In a highly competitive Chinese extruder market,...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Global Silicone Materials Manufacturer Bluestar Silicones and Extrusion Leader Graham Engineering Corporation Partner for Medical Tubing Testing and Development

October 3, 2016

The collaboration of equipment, materials, and expertise is intended to advance the development and testing of medical and pharmaceutical grade silicone tubing YORK, PA, U.S.A., September 21, 2016: Graham Engineering Corporation and Bluestar Silicones jointly announced today that Graham Engineering Corporation will lend equipment, including an American Kuhne 1.5” ULTRA RS silicone lab...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Coextrusion Feedblock fine-tunes individual layers.

September 30, 2016

With EDI™ Ultraflow™ V-T Feedblock, processors of film, sheet, and coatings can fine-tune individual layers as well as accommodate changes in layer ratio, and adjust tuning system without removing feedblock from production line. Flow channel widths range from 2–7 in., depending on width of product to be extruded. Larger volume feedblock channels reduce shear stress and interfacial instability. With 100 in. die, spreading ratio is 25:1 for 4 in. feedblock channel, but only 14:1 for 7 in. channel. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard's dsX flex-pack(TM) Proves Valuable to Global Extrusion Coating Market

September 30, 2016

Davis-Standard’s dsX flex-pack Proves Valuable to Global Extrusion Coating Market Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard’s dsX flex-pack line for extrusion coating continues to gain momentum among processors worldwide. Recent installations in Poland, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and China have proven the concept of this versatile machine with short installation and commissioning times. Since being...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard At International Elastomer Conference, Booth #706

September 22, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard, LLC will promote the company’s full range of elastomer extrusion technology during the International Elastomer Conference, Booth #706, on October 11th-13th, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Davis-Standard will discuss its DSREV rubber extruder with a model 2000 crosshead and Uth rollex 70 gear pump/strainer system with a two-roll feeder (TRF). Davis-Standard...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Extruder Exemplifies Versatility with Quick Screw Exchange Technology

September 6, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - A 3.5-inch (90mm) extruder being exhibited by Davis-Standard during K will showcase engineering updates such as a new extruder frame, innovative feedscrew design and quick screw exchange (QSE) technology. This specific extruder is designed for high temperature processes up to 300 degrees Celsius and those requiring specialty copolymer resins for film, coating, adhesion and...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard to Promote dsX(TM) Product Line at K 2016

August 12, 2016

Pawcatuck, Conn. – Davis-Standard’s popular dsX™ systems for converting applications will be promoted during K 2016 in Hall 16, Booth A43. There has been a positive industry response to these adaptable machines for extrusion coating, cast film and blown film processes due to a competitive advantage in price, performance and delivery. Following is a brief summary of each. The dsX...Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Food Processing & Preparation, Materials & Material Processing

Reading Bakery Systems Adds Expanded Snack System to Science and Innovation Center

August 11, 2016

ROBESONIA, PA, – Reading Bakery Systems (RBS), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of baking and process systems for the global food industry, has added an automated expanded snack system to its Science Innovation Center in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania. The installed expanded snack system allows real-world production of a wide variety of expanded snacks from corn, rice and other...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gauge Profiler offers extended lip-adjusting stroke.

August 3, 2016

Retrofittable on existing dies, EDI™ Autoflex VI-E provides automatic gauge control of film and coatings. Unit is capable of correcting for changes in throughput, line speed, target thickness, and other process parameters, often without need for manual intervention. Lip adjusters include thermally actuated copper alloy translators that are linked to computer-controlled downstream gauge monitor. Stroke of translators provides gauge control by causing die gap to increase or decrease. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

\"Driven by innovation\" - in Terms of Flexible and Customer-specific Solutions

July 11, 2016

“In our new motto ‘driven by innovation’ we combine individual services, modern and high-quality equipment and solutions for questions like energy efficiency and industry 4.0 that are currently particularly important to the sector. We are sure that with this we will maintain our position as a technology leader in the extrusion industry at this year’s K,” emphasizes the CEO of the...Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

June 28, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 9 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1F of temp variation Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. The company recently rolled...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard Thermatic Extruders Support Maxi-Blast Expansion

June 24, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - Longtime Davis-Standard customer Maxi-Blast, Inc. recently installed six Davis-Standard Thermatic extruders at its new 40,000 square foot facility in St. Petersburg, Florida. This is the latest extruder addition for Maxi-Blast, whose chairman and CEO Robert Donaldson has been purchasing Davis-Standard extruders since founding the company in 1981. Donaldson built Maxi-Blast...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Oracle Packaging Finds Immediate Success with Davis-Standard Line

June 20, 2016

Oracle Packaging Finds Immediate Success with Davis-Standard Line Pawcatuck, Conn.-A new Davis-Standard extrusion coating line at Oracle Packaging is exceeding throughput expectations, enabling Oracle to get products to market more quickly than anticipated. The installation, completed in December, supports Oracle's manufacturing of aluminum foil based products. Applications include custom...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Rotuba's Global Profile Business Thrives with Davis-Standard Super Blue Extruders

April 29, 2016

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)- Profitability in the extrusion business largely depends on finding the right equipment. For Rotuba Extruders, Inc. of Linden, N.J., the right piece of equipment has been Davis-Standard’s Super BlueRead More

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Lee Contracting Installs Structures and Systems for the First Kingfa (USA) Facility

March 17, 2016

Pontiac, Mich. – Lee Industrial Contracting, Inc., a premier company in “Providing TurnKey Solutions for Plant Projects”, completed manufacturing work for the grand opening of the first North American Kingfa Scientific and Technologies Co. (USA) facility in Canton, Michigan. Headquartered in Guangzhou, China, Kingfa is a global leader of the advanced material industry producing modified...Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Extrusion Head features cam lock deflector retaining system.

February 9, 2016

With fixed center design, multi-port spiral flow design, and gum space adjustment, Bullet II eliminates need for fastening hardware. It takes 1/2 turn of cam lock to remove and install deflector and tip, while threaded retaining ring for die and threaded tip retainer accelerate tool changes. Tooling retainers also serve as means of gum space adjustment. While dies are removed from front, tips are removed from rear. Air/vacuum connection is designed to minimize required effort. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

PTi's 'Dryer-Less' Sheet Extrusion System Converts Mixed Regrind Into High-Quality Thermoformed Sheet

February 1, 2016

In Production-Scale Trials, PETG and APET Scrap Bypasses Landfill Thanks to High-Vacuum, Twin-Screw Extruder (HVTSE) System AURORA, Ill. – Processing Technologies International (PTi), a leading global manufacturer of high-performance sheet extrusion machinery, has successfully demonstrated that its unique "dryer-less" twin-screw sheet extrusion production system can convert mixed regrind...Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Materials & Material Processing

Davis-Standard to Feature Running Taper Tube Line at MD&M West

December 29, 2015

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)- Live demonstrations of Davis-Standard’s tight tolerance medical tubing capabilities will be on display during MDM West in Anaheim, Calif., February 9, booth 2346. The running line will be making urethane double D taper tube used in pediatric dialysis applications. It will also feature Davis-Standard’s signature MEDD (Medical Extruder Direct Drive) extruder. The MEDD...Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Rotary Extrusion Dies offer speeds to 1,000 rpm.

November 2, 2015

Offered in inline and crosshead styles, Rotary Extrusion Dies are suited for medical and multi-lumen tubing plus various extrusions with interlocking layer or multiple striping requirements. By rotating tooling in relation to material flow, rotary head increases wall strength of extrusion. Features include counter-rotating tip and die, co-rotating tip and die, rotating die with conventional tip, rotating tip with conventional die, multi-layer, striping, and optional quick-change cartridges. Read More