RPC's Extrusion Line Saves Energy While Producing Food Grade Sheets from PCR PET
- Jun 13, 2011
RPC Cobelplast-Montonate is investing in a new state-of-the-art extrusion line which will further contribute to a lowering of CO 2 emissions and reduction in energy consumption at the site.
The company developed the first co-rotating twin-screw extruder for PET sheet in 2002, which subsequently won an innovation technology prize from the Italian government. Twin-screw technology has since become the most widespread process for the production of PET sheet, thanks both to its eco-friendly performance and its ability to create high quality and visually appealing sheet that incorporates post-consumer recycled PET.
In terms of its sustainable benefits, the technology offers an approximate...
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