Dow’s Hefty EnergyBag Program Converts Hard-To-Recycle Plastics Into Energy Resources

Q&A with Dow’s Jon Pyper on the process, success stories and long-term goals of a new program to turn things like chip bags into energy, including diesel fuel.

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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.


NPE Wrap-Up: News in Primary Machinery, Part 1

Rounding up details from the Big Show not previously reported in all our other coverage, here’s more news in injection and blow molding, extrusion and compounding. Next month, we’ll conclude with recycling/scrap reclaim, robots, tooling, auxiliary equipment, materials and additives.

Knowledge Centers

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Plastics Technology
August Issue


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


Injection Molding