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Purging Extrusion Sheet Applications & the Challenges with Hanger Dies

In extrusion sheet production the first objective is to spread a continuous polymer melt stream..

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How to Have Faster Changeovers when Extruding Super Engineering Resins

Extrusion processors of the high temperature Super Engineering resins are faced with difficult..

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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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Managing Your Purging Compound Inventory to Avoid a Sudden Shortage

In the day-to-day business of selling purging compounds and managing customer accounts, there..

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How to Prevent Splitting Hangar Dies for Color or Material Changes for Cast Film Extrusion

I recently visited a prospect who produces cast films from 0.003” to 0.025” in various resins..

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10 Tips to Remove Carbon From Hanger Dies in Cast Film Applications

 Recently I was speaking with a processor I met at NPE 2018 who was having trouble with their..

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Tips on Managing Your Total Cost per Purge: Inventory and the Case for Larger Order Quantities

Purging compounds are a unique material in the plastics world. As such, they deserve a category..

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Friction & Maintaining Output of Your Single Screw Extruder

The single screw extruder is the workhorse for many extrusion processors. It is relied upon..

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Bridging in the Feed Throat

The feed throat is one of the most often overlooked parts of injection and extrusion processes...

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