PT ZONE: Purging

MATERIALS: PP Purging Compound For Large Auto Parts
Sun Plastech's newest PP-based Compound for large automotive parts now available in North America. More (+)
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Proper purging procedures can avoid the need to shut down the line for cleaning. Here's one expert's advice. More (+)


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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.

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Companies could become more sustainable by improving the way they measure, manage and report the amount of plastic they use in their business operations and supply chains.

MATERIALS: Check Online For Color-Purging Procedures

Quick Color Change Procedure is aimed at helping processors transition from a dark to a light color.

Check Out the New Purging Compounds Knowledge Center

Get expert advice on how to solve black specks, color streaks and other quality problems.

MATERIALS: Purging Compounds Aid Production of Caps & Closures

Food-grade purging compounds specially tailored for production of HDPE beverage caps and closures.

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Purging

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Purging compounds are used by processors to clean out polymer, color and other impurities from the machine and tooling between production runs. There are three general kinds of purging compounds: chemical; abrasive; and non-abrasive.


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Sooner or later you will need to purge your machine. Which material should you use to purge your screw and barrel?

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