Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Extrusion-troubleshooting

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..

Read More

Friction & Maintaining Output of Your Single Screw Extruder

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

Read More

Understanding Polymers & Carbon Contamination

In Greek, the word Polymer by definition, means “many parts”, and it usually consists of a..

Read More

3 Quick Tips for Faster Start-Ups

A custom injection molding plant with more than 25 years of experience providing complete..

Read More

Purge Your Thinking:Regrind Will Cost You

“Purging Compounds are too expensive. We will use our own resin or regrind instead.”

These are..

Read More

Is Overuse of Mold Release Hurting Your Injection Molding Process?

Many years ago, I performed a trial at a Midwest Injection Molding company.

They asked me to..

Read More

Looking to Try a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Project?

Today’s plastics industry is a competitive landscape. Processors are continually looking for..

Read More

Cutting Corners Can Be Costly When It Comes to Purging

I like to think of myself as being very “money savvy.” I always look for a bargain even when it..

Read More

How to Effectively Deal With Extrusion Die Drool

One of the most detrimental challenges extrusion processors face is the occurrence of Die Drool,..

Read More