Purging Compound Insights And Tips

How to Remove Black Specks from Clear & Colored Parts

Black specks and/or streaks are one of the most common processing defects faced by molders,..

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Finding the Sweet Spot With a Chemical Purge

There are three different types of purge compounds:

  • Mechanical
  • Chemical
  • Concentrate


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Easy Startups After Your Holiday Shutdown: Start 2022 with Good Parts

When you wrap up 2021 and shutdown your machines for your holiday, make sure you're setting..

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Clear Savings: Why a 2-Purge Combo Might Be Your Key to Success

Nowadays, plastics and their applications change and grow rapidly. This has led to more..

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Easy Startups After Thanksgiving Shutdown Sealing with Asaclean

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

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Two-Step Purging: High-to-Low Temp Changeovers Without Black Specks

We know that very few plants are only running super-engineering resins, engineering resins, or..

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2 Ways to Be More Cost-Effective During Resin Shortages

Many customers that I am speaking with nowadays are having issues with their resin supply. When..

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11 Helpful & Actionable Purging Tips for Compounders

Although compounding is extrusion, it is a unique enough subset of extrusion to merit its own..

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Easier Profile Extrusion Color Changes with Chemical Purges & Concentrates


Are you having issues changing colors, losing massive amounts of scrap, or hours of equipment..

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