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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
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

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