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Topic: Shutdown-and-sealing

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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3 Tips to Guarantee a Clean Machine at Start-Up

  There are few things more frustrating than starting a morning shift following a shutdown and..

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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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Setting Correct Clamp Tonnage in Injection Molding

How much tonnage are you using?  How did you get there?  Are you setting clamp tonnage based on..

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5 Tips for a Perfect Shutdown in Extrusion Blow Molding

While many of our blogs discuss Injection Molding, Extrusion Blow Molding (EBM) facilities also..

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Cost Per-Lb vs. Cost-Per-Purge: Open Your Mind For Better Results

Recently, a large automotive injection molding company in the southern region of the US was..

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