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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Extrusion-purging

Expert Purging Tips for Your Top 5 Processing Headaches

I recently asked my customers to share with me what their Number 1 processing problem was. The..

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3 Injection Molding Tips for Shot-to-Shot Repeatability

For shot-to-shot repeatability there are many factors that play an important role and many test..

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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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5 Tips for Processing Heat-Sensitive Resins in Sheet Extrusion

Recently I performed a trial at a PVC sheet extruder who produces roofing. It took them 8-12..

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6 Benefits of Starting a Purge Program During Uncertain Times

While we all prefer the excitement (and profitability) of growth, downturns like the one we are..

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3 Reasons Purge Compounds are Critical for Beating Your Competitors

You know that a high-output of an injection molding press or extruder builds up carbon..

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How Preventative & Reactive Purging Can Help Newer Plants Start Strong

If you’ve ever worked for or been a part of the opening of a new injection molding or extrusion..

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How to Reduce Excess Hold Time in Injection Molding

Although your hold time is one of the most important stages of your cycle time, it is the one..

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The Battle of Proper Procedure vs. Processor Knows Best

During a recent visit to a veteran customer’s plant we started an efficiency investigation.  We..

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How to Reduce Gels & Black Specks in PE During Conversion

PE resins in particular can be prone to gels and black specks – these are a structural defect..

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