Reifenhauser GmbH & Co. KG has developed a compact, standard thermoforming sheet line to make film structures with up to nine layers.
The Mirex Smart sheet line comes in widths of 550-900 millimeters, depending on the number of layers. Throughput capacity ranges from 440-990 pounds an hour, depending on the resin.
The line includes an extruder with a screw diameter of 70mm or 80mm. The coextrusion screw has a 35mm screw.
The sheet die has a flexible lip and external deckling. Another feature, the Reicofeed coextrusion system, has a flexible slide adjustment to give exact thickness of the film layers.
Reifenhauser is based in Troisdorf, Germany. Its U.S. operation, Reifenhauser Inc. is in Ipswich, Mass.
Tel. 978-412-9700, fax 978-412-9715, e-mail [email protected]