Materials: Purging Compounds for Polyolefins and Engineering Resins
Chem-Trend’s new purging agents are both ready-to-use granular compounds.
Two new purging compounds tailor-made for thermoplastic processors were newly presented as the latest addition to the Ultra Purge product line byChem-Trend, Howell, Mich. Both are ready-to-use granular compounds designed to clean barrels, nozzles and hot runners of injection molding machines.Ultra Purge 5150 formulation is said to be ideal for cleaning polyolefin resins, which 5160 compound is designed specifically for engineering resins. Each product is said to be highly efficient as well as operator and equipment safe, with a wide application rate
There are lots of ways to economize on resin costs, but here are four that you may have overlooked: negotiating smarter resin contracts, buying “futures,” using recycled resins, and more efficient purging aids. The main idea is to give yourself more choices, no matter what direction resin prices go.
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