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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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How to Avoid Material Degradation at Start-Up

Material degradation is a costly concern for all thermoplastic processors. Contamination causes..

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Injection Molding Troubleshooting: Focusing on the Non-Return Valve

Most conventional thermoplastic molding machine injection units consist of a screw, non-return..

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The Advantages of Vented Barrels and Proper Purging Technique

Many processors take advantage of the benefits a vented barrel can provide. Commonly found in..

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Resolving Defects – Elimination of Cloudiness or Haze in Your Molded Parts

Haziness or cloudiness in molded parts is one of the most common injection molding defects. When

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Managing Your Purging Compound Inventory to Avoid a Sudden Shortage

In the day-to-day business of selling purging compounds and managing customer accounts, there..

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Color Streaking - Common Causes and Easy Solutions

Plastics processors who run multiple colors and materials on the same processing equipment will..

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Injection Molders-Let's Vent!

Rather than talk business, politics, sports, or daily workplace situations common to the theme,..

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11 Tips for Avoiding Material Degradation in Your Thermoplastic Extruder

All plastics processors at some point will face the issue of degradation of plastic.

The..

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