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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

3 Tips to Avoid Short Shots in Injection Molding

A short shot is when a mold cavity is not completely filled and results in an incomplete part...

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3 Benefits of Two-Step Purging for Difficult Temperature Changeovers

Over the past 25 years, the plastics industry introduced countless new resins and additives that..

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Join Us Tomorrow for a Free Purging Webinar with Plastics News

Throughout this unprecedented crisis, plastics processors have learned how important it is to be..

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3 Ways Purging Compounds Help You Save With Super-Engineering Resins

Purging from high temperature resin to a dissimilar resin can be a time consuming and incredibly..

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How to Pick the Best Purging Compound For Your Extruder

When it comes to cleaning different kinds of extrusion equipment, there is no one-size-fits-all..

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How to Achieve Faster Changeovers & Reduce Scrap in Medical Parts

As a medical plastics manufacturer, you likely rely on high-volume output in an effort to..

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5 Tips for Processing Heat-Sensitive Resins in Sheet Extrusion

Recently I performed a trial at a PVC sheet extruder who produces roofing. It took them 8-12..

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Setting Correct Clamp Tonnage in Injection Molding

How much tonnage are you using?  How did you get there?  Are you setting clamp tonnage based on..

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6 Benefits of Starting a Purge Program During Uncertain Times

While we all prefer the excitement (and profitability) of growth, downturns like the one we are..

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3 Reasons Purge Compounds are Critical for Beating Your Competitors

You know that a high-output of an injection molding press or extruder builds up carbon..

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