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Topic: Extrusion-troubleshooting

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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ASACLEAN™ Launches PLUS Grade, an Easy-to-Use Purging Concentrate That Super-Charges Your Own Processing Resins for Faster Cleaning

Asahi Kasei Asaclean Americas, manufacturer and distributor of Asaclean Purging Compounds, has..

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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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How to Reduce Costs (and Headaches) on Screw Pulls

Who relishes tear downs and pulling screws out on injection molding machines and/or extrusion..

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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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3 Reasons Why It's a Good Idea to Start a Purge Program Today

Are you currently thinking about exploring and implementing a quality purging program? Good..

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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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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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Removing Carbon in Blown Film Lines

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

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The Role of Accounting in Your Purge Evaluation

Production efficiency cannot be controlled without exact measurements.  Apart from the..

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