TAPE EXTRUSION LINE starEX 1600 State-of-the-art extrusion unit with static melt mixer, automatic filter and flat die. Energy-saving drive and machine design. The optimized film take-off with nip roller and water suction for low and high denier tapes allows production speeds of up to 550 meters per minute. Modular designed stretching and annealing sections with 350 mm godet diameter. Energy-saving gearless drive system. smartTRONIC touch screen control unit of the line. Easy- to-handle industry computer with data storage, alarm report, fault indication, service intervals, and many other features. The backscatter gauge system measures the thick- ness of the moving material inline and without contact. The sensor is auto-calibrating and does not require a calibration curve archive. The starEX 1600 is specially designed to extrude PP or HDPE/LLDPE tapes for high-performance applications at premium quality and lowest cost. The tapes are mainly used for producing woven bags, FIBC fabrics, geo- and agrotextiles, carpet backing, fibrillated artificial grass, and in various other technical applications.