Davis-Standard to exhibit extrusion and converting technology during K 2016

Extrusion technology and machinery supplier Davis-Standard LLC (Pawcatuck, CT) is showcasing its Global AdvantageT in extrusion and converting technology at K 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany (Hall 16, Booth A43). Technology to be highlighted includes examples of extruder, feedscrew, die, unwind, and control system advancements as well as the company's innovative dsXT technology and extensive aftermarket capabilities. The Davis-Standard team will host visitors at ER-WE-PA's Erkrath facility for equipment demonstrations.

On display will be a 3.5-inch extruder which has preferred features such as computer designed feedscrews, electrical barrel heating with air-cooling for each zone, and simplified electrical installation. Mounted on the extruder will be a QSE (Quick Screw Exchange) adapter for fast screw changes without disturbing the downstream melt path.

Designed for thin substrates, the company is showing a two-position turret unwind is designed for an 800 meter-per-minute splice speed for sensitive webs such as aluminum foil at 6 µm. Unique splice unit controls and safety standards create excellent reliability for high-speed splicing of complex webs.

Multiple feedscrew designs and finishes will be shown in the booth, as well as a seven-layer die stand from Davis-Standard's Gloucester Engineering product line. Also being promoted will be the new die rebuild services offered by Davis-Standard Limited in the United Kingdom.

The company’s dsX line of extrusion coating, cast film and blown film equipment offers processors advantages in price, performance and delivery. Each system is engineered for greater up-time, increased productivity and reduced waste, and backed by Davis-Standard's 24/7 global support network.

For customers interested in visiting Erkrath, Davis-Standard will offer transportation to and from the Düsseldorf Fairgrounds. The transportation schedule will be available at the show. ER-WE-PA will demonstrate new horizontal winding technology and discuss extrusion equipment for a variety of applications.



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