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Enterprise Software Solution Smooths Custom Extruder's Growth
Sometimes an operation can grow too quickly, even beyond its ability to manage the new business. Custom Profile solved this problem by replacing off-the-shelf and home-made enterprise software with one comprehensive package. Learn more.
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Analysis of Extrusion and Coextrusion Problems With Simulation
Thursday, Sept. 5, 2-3 EST
Presented by Compuplast
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How to Properly Size and Select a Trouble-Free Granulation System for Hot Plastic
Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2-3:00 PM EDT
Presented by Rapid Granulator
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Know How

Materials: Melt Flow Rate Testing–Part 1. Learn more.
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Injection Molding: Level Your Press in an Hour or Less. Learn more.
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Extrusion: Why Screws Break. Learn more.
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EXAIR's Super Air Wipe provides a uniform 360°
airstream that is ideal for blowoff, drying,
cleaning and cooling of pipe, cable, wire & more.
Evaluating a Corrugator For Small Tube Applications. Learn more.
Womer's Tip: Calibrate Those Instruments. Learn more.
Better Purging:
  • Learn more about purging engineering resins here.
  • Learn more purging advances here.
  • See frequently asked purging questions here.

Air Products
New! PolarFit™ Ultra-Fine-Grinding Mill
A cost effective way to help you achieve required particle sizes and production rates.
  DuPont's Plans for Biobased Polymers. Learn more.
Economic Insights
economic insights Processor Strategies: 'Reshoring' Is Not a Myth. Learn more.
By the Numbers: Processing Flattens. Learn more.
Wood on Plastics: Medical Exceeds Expectations. Learn more.


AEC The New MDB Series Dehumidifying Dryers
(Sponsored Content)
Sterling Products Inc., is proud to introduce the New MDB Series Dehumidifying dryers—designed for improved serviceability and increased energy efficiency. The MDB series offers material processing rates between 50-450 lbs./hr. and can be used as a stand-alone unit, or it can be configured as part of a cart system with or without conveying options.
Gala Economically Designed, Gala Engineered Underwater Pelletizing System
Designed to economically pelletize and dry thermoplasticspolyethylene, polypropylene, flexible PVC, etc. at pellet rates up to 1,000 kg/h. Simple, compact, and engineered with the fundamental operational and safety concepts of Gala's complex underwater pelletizing systems.
  • A New Look at Evaluating Fill Times For Injection Molding. Learn more
  • Higher Speeds, More Integrated Processes at K Show. Learn more
  • Resin-Buying Strategies: PE, PP Prices Firming,Others Flat or Lower. Learn more
  • New Film Line Is Quick to Purge. Learn more
  • Join New Effort to 'Support Plastics.' Learn more
  • Growing Molder to Be Negri Bossi 'Showcase.' Learn more.

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