DRYING

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

Save the Date: Molding 2016, March 29-31

Industry’s preeminent technical conference on injection molding will have broader appeal next year.
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PET Processing - Extrusion

Why & When Should You Re-Crystallize PET Scrap?

Whether you’re blow molding PET bottles or extruding APET sheet, you’ll produce amorphous scrap in the process. How you handle it will impact your production costs. Re-crystallizing it will help.
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PET Processing - Extrusion

Don't Be Left Out: Register for Extrusion Conference 2015

  The thing with most successful companies is that they get involved.  This is no different among plastics processors.
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PET Processing - Extrusion

Register for Extrusion 2015 by Friday and Save

  Have you registered yet for Plastics Technology’s upcoming Extrusion 2015 Conference?

Injection Molding

‘Wearable’ Machine Sensors Extended to Power Factor & Retrofits

As is often the case with a new technology, customers are dictating how predictive-maintenance sensors will be applied and where they might be headed next.

Heating & Cooling

Are You A Film or Sheet Processor? Find out at Extrusion 2015

  Have you checked out Plastics Technology’s upcoming Extrusion 2015 Conference?
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Drying

Measure Pellet Moisture Online: A Second System Debuts at Fakuma

Moretto will show a system to measure pellet moisture minute-by-minute and automatically adjust the dryer, if necessary.

PET Processing - Extrusion

How to Keep Moisture Away From Your APET Sheet Line

Moisture in PET will result in degradation that will foul up sheet and thermoformed products. Keep it at bay by following these tips when drying APET virgin and flake material.
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Post-Processing

Auxiliaries AT NPE: New Controls Link Auxiliaries

Industry 4.0—the internet of things—is bringing a new level of connectivity to auxiliary equipment. Here’s a rundown of developments there, along with other news in auxiliaries from the show.
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