December 2020 ISSUE

Plastics Technology December 2020
December 2020 | Digital Edition
COVER STORY

Betting Big on Recycled PET

Distributor of virgin PET resins PolyQuest is also a growing manufacturer of recycled PET resins.
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Recycling

Betting Big on Recycled PET

Distributor of virgin PET resins PolyQuest is also a growing manufacturer of recycled PET resins.


Sheet

PPEs Are Here to Stay: Is Your Sheet Line Ready?

Follow these tips to evaluate your sheet extrusion lines to find out if you can expand into this market.


Injection Molding

How to Automate High-Precision ‘Micro’ Insert Molding

What does it take to automate a horizontal injection molding cell to handle micro-sized inserts and molded parts? General-purpose top-entry robots and tooling may not be up to the job.


Extrusion

Troubleshooting Pressure Fluctuations in Piston-Type Melt Filters

Piston filtration offers many advantages over other systems. While pressure fluctuations could be regarded as their weakness, there are many ways to avoid them, both from the mechanical and the process side. Small adjustment can make a huge difference in the overall performance and efficiency of the system.