Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer exhibits some level of polarity and therefore can absorb a certain amount of moisture from the atmosphere.
Here’s a look at some of these materials, and what needs to be done to dry them. ArticlePublished: 4/24/2014
Milacron LLC, Cincinnati, recently completed the purchase of Industrial Machine Sales, Inc. (IMSI) and its sister company, Precise Plastics Machinery (PPM), both of Southlake, Texas. ArticlePublished: 2/5/2014
Clear, amber or red; headlights, taillights and turn signals: those are just some of the constantly changing jobs that custom automotive molder TASUS pulls in and out of its presses, requiring a flexible drying system to handle the ever-changing run... ArticlePublished: 1/10/2014
It’s hard to generalize about auxiliary equipment, but a few trends stood out at K, including: greater energy efficiency, ease of maintenance and cleaning, controls that provide more real-time and historical process information and greater ease of u... ArticlePublished: 12/18/2013
Web services technology is being utilized today by many molding companies to enhance their molding operations performance, expand uptime, and obtain supplier support in shorter time for very low cost. ArticlePublished: 11/25/2013
When the new industry term “bioresins” hit the plastics community in the early 2000s, polylactic acid (PLA ) made its way to the top of the list in a class of new plant-based materials. ArticlePublished: 4/29/2013