Rowmark's Extruder Gets EDI's Ultraflex® Die to Enhance its Performance & Produce Three Layer Sheets

SpecialChem - Aug 15, 2011

Everything about Rowmark LLC's new extrusion line for custom sheet and rollstock is very big indeed, but this is one giant that is fast and agile. Nicknamed "The Beast" by Rowmark, the line is nearly as long as the new 175 by 75 ft. (53 by 23 m) facility built to house it. At its heart is a 120-in. (3,050-mm) triple-manifold Ultraflex® die custom-built for Rowmark by Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI). The 14,200-lb (6,440-kg) die is designed to produce one- to three-layer sheet from 0.100 to 0.375 in. (2.5 to 9.5 mm) thick. But for a custom processor, equipment versatility is as important as size. "The three-layer capability of the die enables us to combine materials that deliver strength, for example, with others...

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