coextruded

adjective
co·​ex·​trud·​ed | \ˌkō-ik-ˈstrü-dəd \
variants: or co-extruded

Definition of coextruded 

: produced by simultaneous extrusion of multiple layers The carbonated beverage container is a can within a can; the 7-layer coextruded package consists of a lightweight fluted plastic shell inside a smooth plastic outer container.Predicasts Technology Update, 30 Apr. 1983 co–extruded plastic cans

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Other Words from coextruded

coextrude \ˌkō-​ik-​ˈstrüd \ or co-extrude transitive verb coextruded or co-extruded; coextruding or co-extruding; coextrudes or co-extrudes
The product, made in Mount Vernon, Ind., is coextruded into two layers—one clear, one colored—to simulate automotive paint. — Alexander H. Tullo, Chemical & Engineering News, 20 May 2002 The company designed the pen to be light, very durable, easy to clean, modular and completely free-standing. Hampel coextrudes a polyethylene sheet, which gives the pen walls the required rigidity. — Bill Bregar, Plastics News, 30 Sept. 2013
coextrusion \ˌkō-​ik-​ˈstrü-​zhən \ or co-extrusion noun plural coextrusions or co-extrusions
Another breakthrough in packaging results from a process called “barrier coextrusion,” in which plastics with different properties are layered into a single sheet. — James R. Chiles, Smithsonian, November 1985

First Known Use of coextruded

1958, in the meaning defined above

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