The ASACLEAN Blog

Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Custom Molders: Clean When You Can. Pull Screws When You Must.

 

A few weeks ago, my colleague Ben wrote about how EX Grade can be used to facilitate painless..

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Easy Startups After Holiday Shutdowns: Start 2021 on the Right Foot

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

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How to Reduce Costs (and Headaches) on Screw Pulls

Who relishes tear downs and pulling screws out on injection molding machines and/or extrusion..

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How Custom Molders Can Achieve Faster Color Changes

 Color changes are an everyday challenge for custom injection molders. Switching from one color..

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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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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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