Plastics Technology’s Most Popular Know How Columns in 2016

4. January 2017

Temperature, pressure and time ultimately dictate plastics processing so it’s not surprising that Know How columns from industry experts on these topics are consistently among the most popular on our site.


Over the course of 2016, these columns were the most popular among visitors to the Plastics Technology website, drawing steady traffic month after month, and in most cases, year after year.


  1. The Importance of Melt & Mold Temperature
  2. The Effects of Temperature
  3. Calculate Shot Size Vs. Barrel Capacity
  4. How to Set Second-Stage (Pack & Hold) Pressure
  5. The Strain Rate Effect
  6. PBT and PET Polyester: The Difference Crystallinity Makes
  7. Injection Molding: How to Get Rid of Bubbles
  8. Density & Molecular Weight in Polyethylene
  9. How to Set Barrel Zone Temps
  10. When It Comes to Nylon, Don’t Do the Math


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