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Topic: Shutdowns

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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3 Tips for Your 2020 Thanksgiving Shutdown

The challenges of 2020 make processing efficiency more important than ever. As you move closer..

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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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Join Us Tomorrow for a Free Purging Webinar with Plastics News

Throughout this unprecedented crisis, plastics processors have learned how important it is to be..

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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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