Extrusion Coating Manual, Fifth Edition
A project of the International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division’s Product Resource Team.
Tom Bezigian, Jim Cooper, Thomas J. Dunn, Warren Durling, Kelly Frey, Brad Kramer, Jim Macnamara, Scott B. Marks , Martine Michon, Dorene Smith and Barry Morris
This completely revised and updated fifth edition manual is the culmination of years of work by more than 50 well known industry experts from around the world and contains 56 sections within seven chapters. This NEW, fifth edition represents a dramatic modernization in technology over the previous fourth edition, published in 1998, with an additional 17 contributors and 20 more sections.
Since the fourth edition, advances in computer design and machining, resin technology, and coextrusion technology have all advanced to the point that extrusion coating and laminating now compete with traditional rigid materials in many packaging markets.
These advances have resulted in:
- Increased productivity
- Reduced waste
- More product options available to the industry and the consumer
The fifth edition reviews as many practical aspects of the process, materials, equipment, and products as possible in one concise manual. The goal of this hands-on, training manual is to convey sufficient knowledge to the engineer, technician, operator or manager to understand the aspects of the extrusion coating process.
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This 5th edition is a revision of Extrusion Coating Manual, 4th
Edition published by TAPPI PRESS in 1999. 10% of the revenues received go to the International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division's Foundation for student scholarships.
AUTHORS AND CONTRIBUTORS
Michael G. Baker, Clarence Klassen, David J. Bentley, Jr. I-Hwa Lee, Thomas Bezigian, Ron Lynch, Mustafa Bilgen, Hector Marchand, Olivier Catherine, Scott B. Marks, Gary D. Cheney, Barry A. Morris, Andrew W. Christie, Rajen M. Patel, Jim Cooper, Lou Piffer, Joseph DiGiacomo, Mark Plantier, Doug Dodrill, David R. Roisum, Thomas J. Dunn, Christine Ronaghan, Warren Durling, Dave Rumson, Bruce Foster, Guenter H. Schubert, Ronald H. Foster, Fred M. Singer, Tom Gilbertson, Duane Smith , Carl Gillig, John Vansant (retired), Jamie Glover, Donato Ventresca, Andre Icso, Beth M. Warren, Sam Iuliano, Scott Weber, Gary D. Jerdee, Gregory W. Welsch, Rory Wolf
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