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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Cost-savings

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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Customer FAQ: Why Do I Need to Purge If I Only Process Black Resins?

In my career in plastics processing and working for Asaclean, I've run into many examples of..

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Failure Equals Success When Processing Post-Consumer Recycled Plastics (PCRs)

To paraphrase Thomas Edison when asked how it felt to fail at making a light bulb over 1000..

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Surviving the Rise in Resin Costs: Purging is Your Secret Weapon

The cost of resins has been on the rise since last year, and some production facilities may be..

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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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3 Questions That Maximize Your Purging Cost Savings

If this past year has taught us anything, it's that there are so many things we cannot control...

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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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Extrusion FAQ: Can I Run Purge Through Melt Pumps & Static Mixers?

Many extrusion processors ask us whether or not you can run purging compounds through melt..

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Removing Carbon in Blown Film Lines

Blown film extrusion processors deal with the same processing issues as everybody else. When..

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