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The Right Slats Make All the Difference For Your Extrusion Process In 2021

Slats serve an important purpose when it comes to blown film production, and choosing the right slat will improve bubble stability, improves overall film quality, and can increase overall output by as much as 5-10%. Selecting the right products for your production line has never been more important than in 2021 – read on to find out why!

Blown Film Extrusion Faced Serious Market Challenges In 2020

According to a report on the blown film extrusion market, COVID-19 and other challenges have caused serious disruptions in blown film production, particularly in China, the US, South Korea, and Germany, who are all major players in the market.

Disruptions to factory operations as well as the supply chain had major effects on the market in 2020, and despite vaccinations and global efforts to reduce the impact of COVID-19, it continues to spread in many countries.

Improving Your Production Process In 2021 Is Sure To Bring Big Benefits

Because of the challenges posed by COVID-19, smaller blown film producers have an opportunity to jump into the market and begin competing with larger firms whose operations have been seriously impacted.

A key element in taking advantage of this situation is improving the production process at your facility. To outcompete large firms, you need to make sure you and your team are creating high-quality, strong, and durable blown film that meets and exceeds customer expectations – and it may also be necessary to speed up your production process to meet demand.

Slats From Pearl Technologies Can Help You Boost Production Volume & Efficiency

If you want to improve your blown film production process, Pearl Technologies is here to help. We have a wide variety of plastic slats that are ideal for replacing traditional wood slats in your blown film extrusion machinery.

Our slats come in several different profiles and material grades that can improve most any extrusion application.  These can be utilized on our spreader bars, idler rolls, gusset boards, slide guides, and more. With a long-life expectancy and improved performance, our slats are a great way to reduce operating costs and maximize efficiency at your facility.

Best of all, we even offer super-low COF slats that offer up to 50% less friction compared to wood slats, comparable Teflon. This helps reduce the risk of imperfections in your production process, boosts profitability, and leads to better overall quality and higher output speeds.

Contact Pearl To Learn More About Our Products

If you’re ready to revolutionize your blown film production process, Pearl Technologies is here to help with our advanced slats and roller-less production technology. To learn more and see why you should choose our products for your manufacturing line, just contact us online or give us a call at 315-365-3742. We’re always here to help.

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