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Purging Compound Insights And Tips


Easy Startups After Thanksgiving Shutdown: Seal With Purge to Avoid Contamination

Oxidation and polymer degradation are common problems in plastics processing.  When Oxidation..

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3 Tips for Your 2020 Thanksgiving Shutdown

The challenges of 2020 make processing efficiency more important than ever. As you move closer..

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Compounders: Plug Your Vents for Better Purging Power

Most compounders using twin-screw extruders need to regularly worry about their vents.  For..

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How Injection Molders Can Save Money Purging Super-Engineering Resins

Super-Engineering resins run at extremely high temperatures and require purges with a greater..

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Is Your Thermoplastic Extruder Getting Worn Out?

Thermoplastic extruders are the workhorses of the plastics industry. In many plants they are..

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Make Sure The Purge You've Been Buying Still Makes Sense for Your Processing Needs

A large injection molding plant in the Southeast has been buying Asaclean Purging Compounds for..

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When Sheet Extruders Should Increase Heats While Purging (& When They Shouldn't)

I recently gave technical support to a new customer who is a Process Engineer at a mid-sized..

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Molding 101: Understanding the Screw

The screw is one of the most vital components of an injection molding machine. For this blog we..

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3 Regrind Tips for Extrusion Production & Purchasing Managers

Extrusion companies have special challenges with regrind plastic. Whether it is sheet, tube, or..

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