blown film

blown film

[¦blōn ′film]
(materials)
Film that has been produced by extruding a tube of plastic material which is then expanded in diameter and reduced in thickness by internal air pressure, and then slit along one side.
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[ClickPress, Mon Jul 29 2019] Evolving technologies for the blown film process, in combination with demand for extended application flexibility and increased outputs continue to augment growth of the 160cm blown film extruder market .
Reifenhauser Group has announced the purchase of Plamex Maschinenbau GmbH, a German builder of blown film lines for water-cooled and biaxially oriented films for medical and food-packaging uses.
A manufacturer of sheet plastics has reportedly cut energy costs on a blown film extruder by up to 15 % per tonne by installing an ABB variable-speed drive and motor.
Many polymers are extruded through blown film dies to produce monolayer and multilayer films.
Polystar is one such international major that will exhibit its blown film extrusion and recycling lines - Eco-Flex, the ABA blown film technology that produce a thinner, stronger film at substantially lower production cost.
* Davis-Standard, LLC has announced the acquisition of blown film company Gloucester Engineering of Gloucester, MA, USA.
Davis-Standard, LLC today has made an announcement on its acquisition of the leading blown film manufacturer Gloucester Engineering in order to strengthen its capabilities.
BJK Flexible Packaging, a specialty films producer based in Louisville, Kentucky, USA, has expanded its film production capacity with the addition of a new five-layer blown film line from Reifenhauser Inc.
Future Design, a specialist in air ring technology, has launched a new system that it says can reduce airborne contaminants by as much as 80 percent in blown film extrusion plants and extend the need for cleanings from every six weeks to quarterly, or longer.
Mississauga, Canada, March 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Blown film extrusion plants can now reduce airborne contaminants by as much as 80% with a new patented Saturn Evacuation System (SES) from Future Design Inc.
Texin 285 (85A ester) is formulated for use in extrusion, injection molding, and blown film processing.
Technical presentations will include: "Metallocene PP in cast film applications," Daniele Bugada, Basell USA; "High clarity and gloss PP blown film," Rodolfo Mier and Mark Miller, Total Petrochemicals USA; "Quantification and characterization of gels in PE film," Thomas Butler, Blown Film Technology LLC, and Chuck Mork, Dow Chemical; "Novel polyolefin films from fibrous webs," Gene Joseph, 3M; "New developments in ionomer technology for film applications," Barry Morris, DuPont; and "Polybutene-1: Exploiting its unique properties to enhance the performance of other polyolefins," Omar Boutini, Basell USA.