Exploring the: Purging Zone



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MATERIALS AT NPE: All Market Sectors Benefit from Large Crop of New Materials
Higher-performance and easier processing PE film resins for packaging, a one-pass crosslinked PE for photovoltaic (PV) wire and cable, several higher-performing nylons and TPEs, “greener” plastics, and enhanced styrenic and PC resins are...
Article Published: 4/28/2012
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ultra Purge Starts Production in Brazil
Expansion will allow company to provide better customer service to the Latin American market.
Article Published: 2/28/2012
Materials & Additives at NPE: Performance, Processability, And Sustainability
Bioplastics take center stage.
Article Published: 2/23/2012
How to Use Commercial Purging Compounds in Extrusion
CPCs are considered most often for injection molding. However, they also can provide the same benefits to extrusion processors.
Article Published: 8/23/2011
Tips and Techniques: Break the Taboo On Purging Hot Runners!
It’s safe to say that the concept of using a commercial purging compound (CPC) has largely been embraced by the plastics processing community.
Article Published: 1/4/2011
Boosting Extrusion Productivity-Part II of III: Optimize Product Changeover & Purging
Extrusion processors typically run a number of different products and resins.
Article Published: 12/21/2010
Tips and Techniques: Compounding 10 Ways to Improve Twin-Screw Compounding Performance
There are many techniques known to operators and plant engineers for increasing the performance of a twin-screw compounding extruder.
Article Published: 12/13/2010
Prevent Streaks & Specks From Vented Extruders
With vented extrusion, small amounts of melt can hang up on the screw and degrade, eventually resulting in streaks or specks that hurt the appearance of the extruded product.
Article Published: 6/1/2010
Correction on Purging
In our September issue, we incorrectly stated (p. 17) that Asaclean U high-performance purging agent is not suitable for polypropylene.
Article Published: 10/21/2009
Purging Compound
Claude Bamberger Molding Compounds Corp. pioneered the use of purging compounds in 1953.
Article Published: 8/20/2009

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