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A Gel By Any Other Name...

Gels…unmelt…contaminants…inclusions…whatever you call them, you want to avoid them. Proper maintenance and good housekeeping—lids on boxes, closed hopper doors, core-free reclaim systems—go a long way towards defect-free product.

Sponsored Content

Save Energy with New Central Chiller Control Technology

Most central chillers run at full capacity all the time, whether you need it or not. But new “Dynamic Lift” control technology dynamically adjusts capacity to meet the need, delivering substantial energy savings to a central cooling system. Here’s how it works.

Materials / Packaging

Trash as Value: Turning Ocean Waste Into Viable Products

So-called “ocean plastics” is a global problem, but a wide range
of companies across the entire supply chain have put in the time,
money and R&D efforts necessary to make capturing and converting the material into a sustainable business. But demand must follow.

NPE2018

NPE2018: News in Materials & Additives

Here’s more news in engineering resins, TPEs, bioplastics, polyolefin film grades, PVC, and a range of additives from the Big Show not reported in all our other previous coverage.

Knowledge Centers

Gain in-depth knowledge in processes, products and technology from industry experts.

Plastics Technology
November Issue

KNOW HOW

Practical hands-on solutions to common processing problems tips and techniques.

Materials

Injection Molding

Extrusion

Tooling