PT ZONE: Purging

MATERIALS: Hybrid Purging Compound for PP Color Changes
Dyna-Purge claims introduction of first "hybrid" purging compound--combining key features of mechanical and chemical products. More (+)
Add Some Science To Your Purging Practices
Applying scientific methodology to purging techniques is safer and more beneficial than operating ‘on-the-fly’ or using home-made remedies. More (+)


Dyna-Purge and 3Dom Develop 3D Purging Compound

The new Dyna-Purge 3D Clean purging compound is geared to a broad range of FDM 3D printers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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?

Product Announcements

MATERIALS: Hybrid Purging Compound for PP Color Changes
Dyna-Purge, Div. of Shuman Plastics, Inc. 6/23/2016
MATERIALS: High-Temperature Purging Compounds for 'Super' Engineering Resins
ASACLEAN-Sun Plastech Inc. 12/2/2014
MATERIALS: PP Purging Compound For Large Auto Parts
ASACLEAN-Sun Plastech Inc. 9/29/2014
MATERIALS: Check Online For Color-Purging Procedures
Dyna-Purge, Div. of Shuman Plastics, Inc. 6/30/2014
MATERIALS: Purging Compounds Aid Production of Caps & Closures
Chem-Trend L.P. 1/30/2014

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