Drying Supplement 2014 ISSUE

April 2014 |
COVER STORY

Why (and What) You Need to Dry

Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer exhibits some level of polarity and therefore can absorb a certain amount of moisture from the atmosphere. Here’s a look at some of these materials, and what needs to be done to dry them.
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Bozzelli’s Dozen Drying Tips

There’s a lot to know about drying—enough to fill a book, at least. But for now, here are a dozen details you need to know, from seasoned injection molding consultant and Scientific Molding trainer John Bozzelli. Scroll down and take his quiz.
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Bozzelli’s Guide To Specifying A Dryer

Here's a list of 17 things to do when looking for new drying equipment.
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Savvy Processors Reveal Best Practices on Drying

The processors speak: Here’s how some smart molders and extruders tackle the vexing problem of resin drying.


Drying

Why (and What) You Need to Dry

Other than polyolefins, almost every other polymer exhibits some level of polarity and therefore can absorb a certain amount of moisture from the atmosphere. Here’s a look at some of these materials, and what needs to be done to dry them.