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  • Polyethylene
    • Europe, India, Middle East and Africa

Mono-Oriented Tape and Filament

In mono-oriented tape processing, a film is produced in one of three ways: by the blown film process, by cast film using a chilled roller, or by film extrusion through a water-bath. The film is then slit into predetermined widths which are then orientated into the required denier and strength through a heating phase such as a hot table or a stretching oven. These slit tapes can also be fibrillated and wound onto bobbins for later use in final products. The entire process as described is continuous.

Once the slit tape is created, it is woven into various applications which range from woven bags, intermittent bulk containers, carpet backing, cement reinforcing, industrial fabrics, packaging twine, ropes and cords, and more.

In mono-oriented filament processing, a flat or round profile is extruded and then oriented in the same way as mono-oriented tape to obtain the right tenacity and denier. Then, the film is wound onto a bobbin. These products are used in strapping, which secure goods during transport, boxes and other materials.