Film Extrusion & Converting

Film and Sheet

Film Thickness / Barrier Layer Measurements and Web Surface Inspection for Extruded Film and Sheet

NDC has the widest range of on-line film thickness measurement and control solutions, as well as web surface inspection, for blown film, cast film, biax film and sheet. This includes the barrier layer thickness measurement for multi-layer films.

NDC’s on-line film and sheet measurement systems are available for a wide range of web widths, machine speeds, product thicknesses and web surface inspection requirements. In addition, NDC's machine direction and advanced profile controls (APC) plus its full suite of HMI reports help provide superior product quality and significantly reduced scrap.

Measurement techniques include:

  • NIR (near infrared) and MIR (mid infrared) transmission
  • Beta transmission
  • X-ray transmission
  • X-ray backscatter
  • Gamma backscatter
  • High-resolution, high-speed CMOS-based cameras for web surface inspection

From microns to millimeters, NDC's film thickness and web surface inspection gauges are recognized worldwide for their accuracy, stability and reliability.

Check out our solutions below.