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.

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Five New Developments in Plastics Drying

While Industry 4.0 has gotten a lot of buzz, there are even more advancements helping plastics processors to increase quality and become more efficient. These five short videos provide a snapshot of what’s going on in plastics resin drying technology.

Heating & Cooling / Injection Molding

An Engineering Approach to Mold-Cooling Circuit Design

The Energy Density vs. ΔT/in. relationship is an important step forward in pursuit of a science-based approach to cooling-circuit design. Here’s why.


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.

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

Plastics Technology
November Issue


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


Injection Molding