PT ZONE: Purging

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OVERVIEW:
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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