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Manufacturing

The Differences Between Monomeric and Polymeric Calendered Film

Are you unsure of what type of calendered film to use for different types of projects? Have you ever asked yourself, “which film should I use, monomeric or polymeric?”

If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, keep reading. By the end of this article you will have a clear understanding of calendered film. Additionally, you will also know when to use each type.

The Calendering Process

We make calendered films through a “melt” process. First, we melt PVC (Poly-Vinyl-Chloride) resin, plasticizer and colorant together. As they cool, we roll the molten PVC through calendering rollers. This creates the final width, thickness, and surface finish of the film. Finally, we wind up the calendered film for further processing.

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Manufacturing

LEAN’ing Into The Future

Unlike the modern waistline these days LEAN as a business model is seriously trending. If you haven’t tried this excellent diet already you and your company are probably following an unconsciously sloppy lifestyle and leaving much cash on the table as a result. The money that is not going into your collective pocket is going either directly or indirectly into the pockets of your collective competition. Something to think about isn’t it?

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Digital Printing Manufacturing

Introducing the Arlon Blog: Arlon HUB

Nice To Connect With You!

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of the Arlon blog: Arlon HUB. Check it each month to read about the latest news, announcements and tips on some of Arlon’s most popular products and other industry topics. Feel free to comment or share our blog posts with your audience anywhere at anytime!

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