extrusion

  

Definition

Manufacturing process in which a softened blank of a metal or plastic material is forced through a shaped metal piece or die to produce a continuous ribbon of the formed product.

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  • We had a factory that was capable of extrusion to create the exact shape and design our marketing manager suggested.

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  • Being able to master the process of extrusion will allow you to create all sorts of new materials for your business.

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  • His specialty is rheology of polysaccharide gels although his knowledge is extensive and covers topics as divers as extrusion technology through to food packaging.

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