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Die Cleaning Service

Before: Heavily contaminated and still covered with melt – the main melt distributor prior to first cleaning.
After: Professionally cleaned predistributor after cleaning in the pyrolysis oven. The main melt distributor – now "as new" – prior to final reassembly.

Professionally cleaned tools are the key to high quality film production.

Die contamination is a frequent cause of quality problems. For instance, melt buildup particles may come loose and appear as gel in the blown film. To prevent this from happening, W&H offers a special die cleaning service program ranging from non-abrasive cleaning to complete repair of the extrusion tool.

Service scope:

  • Preparing the die for cleaning
  • Cleaning in the pyrolysis cleaning oven
  • Stripping the die into its components
  • Quality inspection of melt contact parts as well as electric components, heaters, and OPTIFIL P elements, refinishing/replacement as necessary
  • Quality inspection of melt contact parts as well as electric components, heaters, and OPTIFIL P elements, refinishing/replacement as necessary

Advantages:

  • Flawless quality products
  • Non-abrasive cleaning ensuring gentle treatment of die parts
  • Professional assembly
  • Relieving your staff of die cleaning work

Service schedule:
depending upon the state of repair of the die or as agreed