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 Update30 Apr. 1983
  • co–extruded plastic cans

coextrude

play \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. TulloChemical & Engineering News20 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 BregarPlastics News30 Sept. 2013

coextrusion

play \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. ChilesSmithsonianNovember 1985

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First Known Use of coextruded

1958


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