Extrusion Coating

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nucleation Of Polyethylene Blown Filmby Heather Dolan, Milliken & Co. APPLICATION: Nucleation is a common practice with polypropylene

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Chemical Analysis Of The Polyester/Metal Surface Of A Delamination Failureby Eldridge M. Mount III, EMMOUNT Technologies Application:

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Use of Metallocene Polyethylene In Coextruded Lamination Films by Richard W. Halle and Simone Vigano, ExxonMobil Chemical APPLICATION:

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Advances in extrusion coating die system technology, and on-line gauging as a process troubleshooting tool.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Stretch Film Production Control Of Extrusion And Casting Variables by Mark A. Jones, Battenfeld Gloucester Europe APPLICATION: Using

A Look at Flame Retardants

For this discussion, flame retardants are additives for adhesives or coatings that make an adhesive or coating resistant to catching fire. This may be an oversimplification, since catching fire can have different meanings.

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Non-polar process aids improve extrusion; troubleshooting corona treatment issues; electron beam curable gas and aroma barrier technology; and the role of adhesives in the retort pouch.

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Nanotechnology functionality in flexible packaging, new methods of manufacturing; enhanced economics of 100% solids adhesives; clarifiers for polypropylene film; and coextruded HMW-HDPE film structures with improved bubble stability.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Applications Of Novel Photo-Curing Oligomer Resins: Generation Twoby Michael L. Gould et al., Ashland Specialty Chemical Application:

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Barrier Testing And Comparison In Pouch Packaging Structures by Bill Minnich, AET Films APPLICATION: Metallized OPP structures can provide

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A New Family of sHDPE Polymers For Enhanced Moisture Barrier Performanceby Norman Aubee, Patrick Lam, and Sarah Marshall, NOVA Chemicals

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Effects of machine direction orientation on the moisture and oxygen barrier properties of HMW-PE films, novel high performance collation shrink film, choosing the right cure mechanism for UV curable laminating adhesives, and cost reduction using performance products.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Influence of electron beam on some polymeric substrates used in flexible packaging; polymer processing additives and melt fracture in blown film, die geomotry considerations; adding oxygen barrier to laminating adhesives; and how to improve cross-machine drying profiles.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Improving productivity with automated slitter positioning, polymeric nanocomposites enabled by controlled architecture materials, benefits of new technology ionizers for web handling, and the effect of orientation on MD on HMW-HDPE films.

Extrusion Coating Evolves

The initial investment for extrusion coating equipment is high but could easily be recovered if the line is subject to high-production.

Extrusion Dies

Due to the intense competition in today's marketplace, extrusion-coating converters face greater challenges than ever.

Analysis of Film Extrusion Problems with Flow Simulation

Application: Computer simulation can explain certain flow behavior and phenomena that can occur during film extrusion. This understanding can correct a problem and improve product quality.

Investing in Success

When PFFC first met Coating Excellence Intl. in 2000, it was an up-and-coming startup just settling into its new 50,000-sq-ft facility in Wrightstown,

Weight Control

The quality and performance of a coated product depend on obtaining the desired coating weight and maintaining its uniformity in all the rolls of manufactured product.

TAPPI Offers New Product

Beginning in March 2004, TAPPI will offer a new product for companies and individuals who use the TAPPI Test Methods and Technical Information Papers (TIPS).

The PLACE Division of TAPPI Announces Film and Extrusion Coating Short Course

The PLACE Division of TAPPI has announced a short course entitled: 2004 PLACE Film and Extrusion Coating Short Course. It will be April 19-21, 2004, at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

G Prime A Rheological Indicator to Predict the Extrusion Coating Performance of LDPE

Application: A new rheological test method can predict the processing performance of LDPE for extrusion coating.

A New Enhanced Polyethylene for Extrusion Coating and Laminating

Application: Using metallocene catalyst technology provides an enhanced polyethylene with excellent heat sealing performance in extrusion-coated and extrusion-laminated constructions.

Study Finds Extrusion Coaters/Laminators Focused on Innovation

The extrusion coating and laminating market in North America is being researched by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. for a forthcoming study in its series

Polymers / Laminations / Adhesives / Coatings / Extrusions

Providing practical information to the converting and packaging industries

The Miracle of Coextrusion Makes Believers of Many

Coextrusion has allowed converters to make different constructions using alternate materials for new applications. Since its introduction only a few decades

Polymers/Laminations/Adhesives/Coatings/Extrusions

Providing practical information to the converting and packaging industries

Polymers/Laminations/Adhesives/Coatings/Extrusions

Providing practical information to the converting and packaging industries

Extrusion Coating Technology For The Imaging Industry

Application: Extrusion coating is a process that can meet demanding applications such as photographic paper and other imaging uses. Extrusion coating

A Primer on How to Put Substrates Together

To extrusion coat, extrusion laminate, or film laminate? If a composite construction is your goal, there is more than one way to get there.

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