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Topic: Injection-molding

Molding 101: The Injection Molding Cycle

I remember when I was starting out as a young molding technician any information I could find..

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Fast Startups After the 4th: Sealing With Purge to Avoid Contamination

Oxidation and polymer degradation are common problems in plastics processing.  When Oxidation..

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How to Avoid Material Degradation at Start-Up

Material degradation is a costly concern for all thermoplastic processors. Contamination causes..

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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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3 Tips for Unexpected Shutdowns: Why You Need to Seal With Purge

When dealing with an unexpected shutdown, you are in a great position to conduct preventative..

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Injection Molding Defects:Polymer Degradation

Polymer Degradation is an injection molding defect that can be defined as change in the..

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Injection Molding Troubleshooting: Focusing on the Non-Return Valve

Most conventional thermoplastic molding machine injection units consist of a screw, non-return..

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Excited about Sunday Night or Monday Morning Start Up?

It's Friday night at 9:00 pm and you look at your phone and realize you have just two more hours..

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4 Hot Runner Tips For Processing Heat Sensitive Material

Processors know that hot runners can be temperamental and need more care than basic molds. If..

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