Davis-Standard Extrusion Process Development Lab


If you are planning to: 

expand, improve your process, develop a process for a new product or material, increase throughputs,

the lab resources at Davis-Standard are available to you to help you make an informed decision.

   Available Lab Extruders Smooth Bore  L/D  2.5-inch (64mm) 24:1 and 30:1  4.5-inch (114mm)  24:1, 30:1, . . . → Read More: Davis-Standard Extrusion Process Development Lab

NDC_Beta LaserMike 4 Axis OD Laser Gauge

Beta LaserMike’s 4 axis laser gauge takes diameter and ovality measurement to a new level. The combination of 4 axis measurement, and Beta LaserMikes’s traditionally highest industry scan rates, provides processors with unmatched throughput of qualified product. Improves flaw detection accuracy by 25% over 3-axis gauging.

The Model 6012, 4-Axis gauge can be used on-line or off-line, used as a monitoring device, or . . . → Read More: NDC_Beta LaserMike 4 Axis OD Laser Gauge

Guill Medical Tubing Dies

Guill Tool is far ahead of their competition in extrusion tooling for medical tubing. As a company, Guill focuses on high technology, product development, and responsiveness to their customers needs, and it shows up in their product. Guill is one of those unique companies that relishes a challenge and is eager to develop new, innovative . . . → Read More: Guill Medical Tubing Dies

Extruders for the Rocky Mountain Area

The Rocky Mountain Area extrusion industry leans towards what we call pipe, profile and medical tube processing, with a lot of growth in the medical tube sector. There are some companies manufacturing sheet, blown film, wire and cable, but the main concentration for this type of manufacturing does not tend to be in this . . . → Read More: Extruders for the Rocky Mountain Area

Draw Down Ratios

Along with modifying polymer properties, choosing the appropriate draw down ratio is also vital to process stability. MedEx Engineering could help your company find the correct solution to a particular problem of inconsistent tubing dimensions.

Here is an example:

Material: Polyether Block Amide

OD x ID: 0.060″ x 0.050″

Problem: Could not hold better than +/-0.001″ . . . → Read More: Draw Down Ratios

Medical Tube off-line Laser Measurement

Beta LaserMike BenchMike

The BenchMike from Beta LaserMike provides fast and accurate measurements of cut tube samples. Used either in a Quality Control (QC) laboratory or on the plant floor, the BenchMike gives operators a simple and repeatable system for measuring tube Continue reading Medical Tube off-line Laser Measurement