When troubleshooting extrusion issues, many people look to the equipment. Allan Griff explains why you should also look at materials for solutions, especially because that’s where most of the money goes.
The unique structure of the six-layer, extrusion blowmolded Oxy-Guard bottles offers greater oxygen-barrier protection than standard, single-layer polyethylene bottles, plus enhanced protection from moisture and UV light, according to the company.
Effective Nov. 1, Foster Corp. (Putnam, CT) has been appointed the exclusive distributor of Lotte Advanced Materials’ Starex acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) and Infino polycarbonate (PC) polymers for the North American healthcare markets.
As executives, managers and employees leverage their focus on everything from growing sales to maximizing production efficiency and capacity, they often neglect these five areas, which can negate many, if not all, of their other efforts.
Industry experts will address issues such as medical tubing measurement and quality control, optimization of profile dies for multi-lumen extrusion and the science of cutting medical tubing with minimal particulates.