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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Material-changes

The Dirty Truth About Purging With Production Resin

I worked on a purge savings project with a process engineer at custom injection molder earlier..

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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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2 Common Causes of Distortion in Injection Molding

A common defect found in injection molding is Distortion. Distortion is when the molded part is..

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5 Chemical Purging Tips to Avoid Die Teardowns

Earlier this year, I worked on purge project with an operations manager at an extrusion plant in..

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Bridging the Gap

More often than not, thermoplastic processors run more than one resin. This is not a secret to..

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5 Tips: Quicker Color Changeovers for Low Temperature Resins

I recently worked on a project with a plant manager at an injection molding plant in the..

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Designing Parts with Liquid Crystal Polymer

Liquid Crystal Polymers such as Vectra LCP are some of the most intriguing super engineering..

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Chemical, Mechanical or Hybrid Purging Compounds: What's the Best Option?

Purging compounds are used to minimize dark to light color changes, speed up material changes..

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Watch Your Fill Time

People who have been trained in scientific molding theory are familiar with the 4 main plastic..

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