Gain Insight into the Film Extrusion Process

Film Extrusion Manual, Third Edition is the go-to training resource for professionals and operations personnel at all levels in the plastics film industry, including plastic film manufacturing, converting, equipment suppliers and polymer suppliers.

Available in both print and eBook format, this peer-reviewed manual is the culmination of more than 50 industry expert contributors from companies like Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Clorox Services Company, The Dow Company and LyondellBasell Industries.

It focuses on what is new and different in the film extrusion industry including the latest in processing such as shear flow, curtain path, gel classification and more. materials are also discussed including a review of properties, chemistry super hexene LLDPE and molecular weight distribution. Equipment topics span scale basics, in-plant distribution systems, and thermal load.

Over the course of a three-year period, the TAPPI International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division’s Products and Resources Team made updates and added new sections to give you the most complete and accurate picture of the process.

The Third Edition features:

  • Six additional sections containing metalizing, laminating, structures, and troubleshooting
  • Updates in technology improvements
  • Full color photos and illustrations

View the Table of Contents.

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