In terms of thin tubes and profiles, one of the most challenging ETPs to extrude is PEEK (polyether-etherketone materials, specifically, the product from Victrex plc.
LCP is difficult to extrude because of the orientation issue that is somewhat unique to LCP.
It may thus be assumed that the compound will consequently become much easier to extrude
One of the three is a Spanish injection molder that uses industrial scrap from five- and seven-layer barrier packaging film (containing PET, EVA, and LDPE) plus PET bottle flake to extrude monofilament for brush bristles.
They're stiffer, better flowing, and faster cooling than HDPE, so they mold and extrude with faster cycles and higher outputs.
B&F pelletizes the mix on a corotating twin-screw compounder from ICMA San Giorgio and extrudes sheet on six single-screw extruders.
Ohio in Conneaut, Ohio, buys compounded wood-filled pellets and extrudes deck and porch railings, posts, and other components.
direct extrudes PET with impact modifiers and pigments using both twin- and single-screw extruders in a proprietary wheel process for making dual-ovenable CPET food trays.
Plaskolite in Columbus, Ohio, direct extrudes glass-filled acrylic sheet for light fixtures.
The company extrudes
convoluted tubing used to protect wiring in aircraft, buses, and trains.
This material blow molds and extrudes
easily, but is tough to injection mold--some who've tried compare it to "molding chewing gum"--and virtually impossible to rotomold.
Using water as a foaming agent, Storopack extrudes
a spongy double tube, then cuts it to 1-in.
It doesn't matter whether you extrude
blown or cast film, sheet, pipe, profiles, or foam-this K show held something exciting and unexpected that will open your eyes to new possibilities.