Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Color-changes

How to Remove Black Specks from Clear & Colored Parts

Black specks and/or streaks are one of the most common processing defects faced by molders,..

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Finding the Sweet Spot With a Chemical Purge

There are three different types of purge compounds:

  • Mechanical
  • Chemical
  • Concentrate


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Two-Step Purging: High-to-Low Temp Changeovers Without Black Specks

We know that very few plants are only running super-engineering resins, engineering resins, or..

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Easier Profile Extrusion Color Changes with Chemical Purges & Concentrates


Are you having issues changing colors, losing massive amounts of scrap, or hours of equipment..

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4 Preventative Purging Tips to Super-Charge your Preventative Maintenance

A lack of a preventative purging program may be costly in terms of plastics processing..

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How Well-Run Shops Can Still Improve Savings on Color Changes

Most of our posts talk about situations where facilities are struggling and we help them solve..

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Asaclean Cheat Sheet: The Right Purging Compound for Most Situations

When processors start using purging compounds, many do not know where to start when it's time to..

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Optimizing Shot Size When Purging Molding Machines

Contrary to popular belief, you should never perform shots at 100% when purging an injection..

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Easier Super-Engineering Changeovers for Custom Molders

Processing Super-Engineering Resins like PEEK, PEKK, ULTEM, Torlon, PSU or Teflon can be very..

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