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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Plastics-manufacturing

Quick Blown-Film Tip: How to Remove Carbon & Gels From a Spiral Die

When producing film from a spiral die, carbon and gels can cause catastrophic failure. This..

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How Well-Run Shops Can Still Improve Savings on Color Changes

Most of our posts talk about situations where facilities are struggling and we help them solve..

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Purging Options for Blow Molding Machines Have Come a Long Way

Blow molders face all of the same processing challenges as molding and extrusion shops, but..

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Why You Should Seal Your Manifolds During Shutdowns

With the price of Production Resins sky rocketing, why wouldn’t you try to reduce your material..

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Failure Equals Success When Processing Post-Consumer Recycled Plastics (PCRs)

To paraphrase Thomas Edison when asked how it felt to fail at making a light bulb over 1000..

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4 Tips for Easier Start-Ups for Large Extruders

Extrusion is complicated. There are countless variables and different processes, and machine..

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Surviving the Rise in Resin Costs: Purging is Your Secret Weapon

The cost of resins has been on the rise since last year, and some production facilities may be..

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Easier Super-Engineering Changeovers for Custom Molders

Processing Super-Engineering Resins like PEEK, PEKK, ULTEM, Torlon, PSU or Teflon can be very..

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Molding Tips: Check These 5 Common Causes to Solve Parts Sticking

This is a common problem on the production floor. Parts sticking is and can be a difficult..

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4 Causes of Flow Lines in Blown Film Extrusion (and One Easy Solution)

Flow lines are one of the most common processing issues faced by blown film extruders. There..

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