Coextrusion of Polymer Melts

  • A. Karagiannis
  • A. N. Hrymak
  • J. Vlachopoulos
  • J. Vlcek
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSE, volume 302)


Co-extrusion is the simultaneous extrusion from a single die of two or more homogeneous melts which form a laminar structure. Each resin needs its own extruder and a single die can supply more than one layer of the same resin.


Contact Line Viscous Fluid Viscosity Ratio Viscoelastic Fluid Normal Stress Difference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Karagiannis
    • 1
  • A. N. Hrymak
    • 2
  • J. Vlachopoulos
    • 2
  • J. Vlcek
    • 3
  1. 1.MonsantoThe Chemical GroupSpringfieldUSA
  2. 2.CAPPA-D, Dept. of Chem. Eng.McMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada
  3. 3.Compuplast International IncZlin-LoukyCzech Republic

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