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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.
Article Published: 7/1/2015
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.
Article Published: 4/28/2015
Get the Most Bang For Your Purging Buck
More processors are turning to purging compounds to clean their machines and speed up changeovers. Here are tips on how to avoid typical trouble spots when using them.
Article Published: 3/31/2015
MATERIALS AND ADDITIVES AT NPE: Spotlight on Performance, Economy, and Sustainability
Lots of news in engineering thermoplastic compounds, TPEs, and purging agents, plus a wide range of colorants and additives.
Article Published: 2/23/2015
Cromex Appointed New Ultra Purge Distributor in Brazil
Large Brazil-based producer of masterbatch colors, resins and additives will now be handling Moulds Plus' purging material.
Article Published: 10/24/2014
Follow These Tips to Clean Your Blown Film System
Proper purging procedures can avoid the need to shut down the line for cleaning. Here's one expert's advice.
Article Published: 7/28/2014
How to Avoid Problems When Using Commercial Purging Compounds
The best approach is to implement and standardize a three-step program to ensure you are purging in the best and most cost-effective manner possible.
Article Published: 7/28/2014
Frequently Asked Questions About Purging
This 'FAQ' sections answers common questions about how to choose and use purging agents.
Article Published: 7/31/2013
Not Your Father’s Purging Agent
There are two important messages for today’s processors with regard to purging. First, as we near the peak of the “rapid improvement” stage of purging technology, the products now available are not the same old purging compounds of the past. Second,...
Article Published: 7/31/2013
Purging High-Performance Engineering Resins
One of the fastest growing markets for commercial purging compounds is purging high-performance engineering resins. It is also one of the most difficult challenges, since both mechanical and chemical purging compounds have limitations when it comes ...
Article Published: 7/31/2013

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