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Jeremy Cooley

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Purging Extrusion Sheet Applications & the Challenges with Hanger Dies

In extrusion sheet production the first objective is to spread a continuous polymer melt stream..

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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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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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Molding 101: The Injection Molding Cycle

I remember when I was starting out as a young molding technician any information I could find..

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Fast Startups After the 4th: Sealing With Purge to Avoid Contamination

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

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Injection Molding Defects:Polymer Degradation

Polymer Degradation is an injection molding defect that can be defined as change in the..

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Extrusion Defects–Pinstriping

Pinstriping can be an issue for extrusion applications dealing with pipe, some tubing, or blow..

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High Cavitation Injection Molding

High Cavitation Injection Molding presents its own unique set of challenges within the subset of..

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Injection Molding Defects: Brittleness

With injection molding there are many variables that go into a good part.  These include..

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Injection Molding Defects: Parts Sticking in the Mold

For a processor, finished parts sticking in the mold can be an absolute headache.  The parts may..

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