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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Lower-scraprate

The Advantages of Vented Barrels and Proper Purging Technique

Many processors take advantage of the benefits a vented barrel can provide. Commonly found in..

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How Blocking Cavities Hurts Your Profits

When we last spoke, we discussed how Injection Molders sell “TIME” and how producing scrap parts..

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Resolving Defects – Elimination of Cloudiness or Haze in Your Molded Parts

Haziness or cloudiness in molded parts is one of the most common injection molding defects. When

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5 Ways Your Scrap Rate is Costing You

Rejected injection molded parts are plastic parts that your customer will not purchase either..

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Managing Your Purging Compound Inventory to Avoid a Sudden Shortage

In the day-to-day business of selling purging compounds and managing customer accounts, there..

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The Importance of Plugging the Vents During a  Purge Sequence

While working with many compounders in North America, it has come to my attention that the..

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How to Prevent Splitting Hangar Dies for Color or Material Changes for Cast Film Extrusion

I recently visited a prospect who produces cast films from 0.003” to 0.025” in various resins..

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Injection Molding Defects: Poor Color Dispersion

Injection molding defects are frustrating.  All processors can agree on that.  The worst..

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Are You Using More Purge Compound Than You Did Before?

Is your purging compound not performing as well as it did in the past?  Are you using more than..

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3 Mechanical Tips to Help Assist with Screw Pull Overhauls

A process engineer and I have been actively working on a purge program for a new aerospace..

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