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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Carbon-contamination

4 Causes of Flow Lines in Blown Film Extrusion (and One Easy Solution)

Flow lines are one of the most common processing issues faced by blown film extruders. There..

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Best Practices for Displacing Purging Compounds

Picture this: you’re about to finish purging a machine.  You’re diligently monitoring the purge..

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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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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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When Sheet Extruders Should Increase Heats While Purging (& When They Shouldn't)

I recently gave technical support to a new customer who is a Process Engineer at a mid-sized..

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