PT ZONE: Purging

PT Article Add Dirt to Your Resin?
No, it’s not recommended, but some people do it anyway. Inadvertently, through carelessness or lack of training. More (+)
Use these steps as a guide to minimize the time and money it takes to switch materials and color on your presses. More (+)


MATERIALS: Hybrid Purging Compound for PP Color Changes

Dyna-Purge claims introduction of first "hybrid" purging compound--combining key features of mechanical and chemical products.

Add Some Science To Your Purging Practices

Applying scientific methodology to purging techniques is safer and more beneficial than operating ‘on-the-fly’ or using home-made remedies.

Dyna-Purge and 3Dom Develop 3D Purging Compound

The new Dyna-Purge 3D Clean purging compound is geared to a broad range of FDM 3D printers.

Materials at NPE: New Solutions to Enhance Processing, Performance, Sustainability & Cost

There was no shortage of new thermoplastics and additives covering the full range of end-use applications.

Molder Cuts Post-Purge Costs and Downtime in Half

By switching to a new purging compound, IMCO now can complete a changeover in 10 min.

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Purging compounds are used by processors to clean out polymer, color and other impurities from the machine and tooling between production runs. There are three general kinds of purging compounds: chemical; abrasive; and non-abrasive.

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Sooner or later you will need to purge your machine. Which material should you use to purge your screw and barrel?

Product Announcements

MATERIALS: Hybrid Purging Compound for PP Color Changes
Dyna-Purge, Div. of Shuman Plastics, Inc. 6/23/2016
MATERIALS: High-Temperature Purging Compounds for 'Super' Engineering Resins
ASACLEAN-Sun Plastech Inc. 12/2/2014
MATERIALS: PP Purging Compound For Large Auto Parts
ASACLEAN-Sun Plastech Inc. 9/29/2014
MATERIALS: Check Online For Color-Purging Procedures
Dyna-Purge, Div. of Shuman Plastics, Inc. 6/30/2014
MATERIALS: Purging Compounds Aid Production of Caps & Closures
Chem-Trend L.P. 1/30/2014

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