Alpha Marathon announces a complete high performance barrier extrusion line will be commissioned destined for the Asian market in June 2016 which utilizes 50% less nylon and 40% less adhesive achieving equivalent OTR performance compared to current technology.
"Nanodie technology" - said Domenic Marzano, President at Alpha Marathon - allows our customers to do "better with less" which in this case is a reduction of the two most expensive raw materials in a new high performance film structure.
Scanning Electron Microscope image of alternating EVOH/Nylon layers totalling 6 microns
The "nanodie" comprising of over 80 layers fed by five different materials is configured to produce:
"This is the cumulative result of 3 years of film development in close collaboration with our customer” - said Michael Taylor, Technical Director at Alpha Marathon - in an effort to maximize barrier performance with minimal materials.
“Better with Less” Nanodie Technology is a customer driven project and is part of Alpha Marathon’s commitment to deliver solutions enhancing profitability for its customers.