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Topic: Scrap-rate

Purging Extrusion Sheet Applications & the Challenges with Hanger Dies

In extrusion sheet production the first objective is to spread a continuous polymer melt stream..

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How to Have Faster Changeovers when Extruding Super Engineering Resins

Extrusion processors of the high temperature Super Engineering resins are faced with difficult..

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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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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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Easy Startups After Thanksgiving Shutdown: Seal With Purge to Avoid Contamination

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

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Is Your Thermoplastic Extruder Getting Worn Out?

Thermoplastic extruders are the workhorses of the plastics industry. In many plants they are..

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Molding 101: Understanding the Screw

The screw is one of the most vital components of an injection molding machine. For this blog we..

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Molding 101: The Injection Molding Cycle

I remember when I was starting out as a young molding technician any information I could find..

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Fast Startups After the 4th: Sealing With Purge to Avoid Contamination

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

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How to Avoid Material Degradation at Start-Up

Material degradation is a costly concern for all thermoplastic processors. Contamination causes..

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