Generally, we talk about 2 main types of purge compound: Mechanical Purging Compounds and ..
Injection Molding has a lot of strange sounding terms. Fill time, back pressure, shot size,..
Extrusion is complicated. There are countless variables and different processes, and machine..
Contrary to popular belief, you should never perform shots at 100% when purging an injection..
The cost of resins has been on the rise since last year, and some production facilities may be..
In 2 of my most recent blogs, I posed a few reasons why a strong purging program is a good idea..
Processing Super-Engineering Resins like PEEK, PEKK, ULTEM, Torlon, PSU or Teflon can be very..
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This is a common problem on the production floor. Parts sticking is and can be a difficult..
In extrusion sheet production the first objective is to spread a continuous polymer melt stream..