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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Injection-molding

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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Injection Molding FAQ: What is Cushion & why do I need to hold it?

 

Injection Molding has a lot of strange sounding terms. Fill time, back pressure, shot size,..

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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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3 Reasons Purge Training Should Be A Part of Your Processor Training

Many thermoplastics processors find that using purging compounds reduces machine downtime and..

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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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Best Practices for Displacing Purging Compounds

Picture this: you’re about to finish purging a machine.  You’re diligently monitoring the purge..

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Custom Molders: Clean When You Can. Pull Screws When You Must.

 

A few weeks ago, my colleague Ben wrote about how EX Grade can be used to facilitate painless..

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Easy Startups After Holiday Shutdowns: Start 2021 on the Right Foot

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

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