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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Color-contaminants

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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4 Purging Optimizations for Difficult Changeovers

As a processor it is our priority to understand areas that are causing you pain. In most..

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Purge Compounds--For Dessert?

For many processors, purge compounds are just a small piece of the pie for their business. Many..

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The Hidden Value of Soak Time for Chemical Purging Compounds

I was recently in a plant technically supporting a chemical purge trial in a very large sheet..

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Preventative Maintenance: The Best Offense is a Good Defense

I think it is safe to say everyone in a manufacturing environment has heard a colleague say, “if..

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Purging Dies in Blown Film Extrusion

In some cases, purging a blown film line with a commercial purge compound to help with a..

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Color Streaking - Common Causes and Easy Solutions

Plastics processors who run multiple colors and materials on the same processing equipment will..

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Injection Molding Defects: Poor Color Dispersion

Injection molding defects are frustrating.  All processors can agree on that.  The worst..

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Are You Using More Purge Compound Than You Did Before?

Is your purging compound not performing as well as it did in the past?  Are you using more than..

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2 Common Causes of Distortion in Injection Molding

A common defect found in injection molding is Distortion. Distortion is when the molded part is..

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