Considering the many blown film products that are available, one can appreciate the need to manage both the quality and manufacturing performance for sustained profitability. Add to that the growing trend to increase the number of discrete layers anywhere from 5 to 11 (or more) to improve the product’s properties and for extra strength. All this increases the process complexity and drives the need for advanced measurement and control solutions. It also offers the potential for downgauging, which is discussed in this article.
Now, with accurate, rapid, dependable measurements from NDC Technologies, this enables blown film manufacturers to produce highly consistent, top-quality products.
Read Prashant Chauhan's article that appeared in the April-May 2016 edition of Polymer Communique magazine.