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Film Extrusion

The Gloucester Engineering Film Extrusion Lab


The Film Extrusion Laboratory at UMass Lowell is sponsored by Gloucester Engineering Co, Inc. of Gloucester, Mass. This self-contained lab, located in Ball 108, contains equipment for producing and testing plastic films. 


  • Battenfeld Blown Film Extruder
  • CW Brabender Batch Mixer with Eurotherm Temperature Controller
  • Drop Impact Film Tester
  • Elmendorf Tear Tester