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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Hot-runners

How Layering Hurts Your Extrusion Output

A profile extrusion plant presented us with a reduced output problem. Production was deemed “too..

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2 Reasons Why Your Machine’s Auto-Purge Function Sabotages Your Purging Results

Many plastics processors and convertors have told me some of their injection molding machines..

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Asaclean Cheat Sheet: The Right Purging Compound for Most Situations

When processors start using purging compounds, many do not know where to start when it's time to..

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3 Reasons to Use A Purging Concentrate…and 7 Very Likely Benefits

Purging compounds easily solve most processing issues, but there are times when it might feel..

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How Asaclean PLUS Solved a Custom Molder’s Hot Runner Issues & Cut Their Scrap by 62.5% (Customer Success Story)

IntroductionA Southeastern Custom Molder focused on consumer goods has doubled its business in..

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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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Optimizing Shot Size When Purging Molding Machines

Contrary to popular belief, you should never perform shots at 100% when purging an injection..

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4 Ways to Reduce Hot Runner Manifold Contamination

Hot runners are incredibly useful tools for producing consistent, high-quality parts. But hot..

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Setting Correct Clamp Tonnage in Injection Molding

How much tonnage are you using?  How did you get there?  Are you setting clamp tonnage based on..

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