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Purging Compound Insights And Tips

Topic: Plastics-manufacturing

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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Repro, Regrind, & Processing Defects

Different plant standards now force us to recover as much material as possible. In some cases..

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How Downtime is Hurting Your Bottom Line

Downtime is one of the costliest expenses (factors) that a company can have. Machines can get..

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3 Questions That Maximize Your Purging Cost Savings

If this past year has taught us anything, it's that there are so many things we cannot control...

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