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Extruding with Fillers
You can use the reference point from processing unfilled polymer to determine whether you can run filled resin on your current system.
Do You Do Color Right?
This supplement is here to help.
Color Done Right
Look for a supplement to the September Issue of Plastics Technology with tips and techniques that will help you make your coloring operations as efficient as possible
Save the Date for Second Annual Extrusion Conference
Plastics Technology’s Extrusion 2016 Conference will be held Dec. 6-8 in Charlotte, N.C.
Materials: Analyzing Filler Content
The process is considered simple. But things aren’t always as they seem.
Use MFR Cautiously with Filled Materials
If melt flow rate tests are used to evaluate the effect of processing on the average molecular weight of the polymer, the applicable rules must consider the contribution of the filler to the test result.
Working with Color Concentrates
Perhaps the greatest difficulty involving the use of color concentrates is specifying them appropriately for the material to which they are being added.
‘Lean’ Molding & Liquid Color: A Good Fit
If you want to take up parasailing, it’s probably best that you have no fear of heights.