Cloeren to show moebius-manifold die at K 2013

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: September 11, 2013 9:40 am ET
Updated: September 11, 2013 9:41 am ET

Flat-die maker Cloeren Inc. will exhibit its new moebius-manifold die at K 2013.

Cloeren, of Orange, Texas, will show three versions: one for mono-layer, one for coextrusion and a second coextrusion die featuring the patented IDS (internal deckle system).

All three displays will be cutaways, so you can see the internal features of the manifold.

The moebius-manifold die provides a diminishing cross-section manifold with a varying aspect ratio. The initial teardrop cross-section located at the centerline transitions to a smaller cross-section along the width of the manifold, to the end, while also maintaining a constant manifold length by varying the transition angle. That allows the manifold to have a backline parallel to the die lips, for the minimization or elimination of differential clamshell deflection.

According to Cloeren, the shallow transition angle also improves the flow characteristics through the end area of the die, by reducing residence time and improving streamlining of the end regions. That design helps to flush polymer flow through the end of the manifiold.

Tel. 409-951-7635, email acloeren@cloeren.com.


Comments

Cloeren to show moebius-manifold die at K 2013

By Bill Bregar
Senior Staff Reporter

Published: September 11, 2013 9:40 am ET
Updated: September 11, 2013 9:41 am ET

Post Your Comments


Back to story

Market Reports

Injection Molders Market Report & Ranking 2014

This special package contains our 132-page 2014 Market Report on the Injection Molding segment and our exclusive 2014 RANKINGS database of 500+ Injection Molders for a discounted package price.

Learn more

Plastics Recycling Market Review & Outlook 2014

This special report from Plastics News examines the North American plastics recycling industry and provides insight into indicators that impact market viability, including Resin pricing trends for virgin and recycled market material and historical Resin production trends for post- consumer and industrial waste.

Learn more

Shale Gas Market - Analysis of North American Region

This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events