Feeding & Blending

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Published: 6/1/2020

Is Your Feeding Technology Robust Enough?
Maybe not. But consider these factors to beef up your system to ensure reliable and even smarter performance.

Published: 3/6/2020

Act Sooner, Not Later, on Auxiliary Equipment Alarms
There can be real financial, safety, and quality benefits for processors who train plant personnel to interpret and respond promptly to various alarms. Real-world examples offer proof.  

Published: 2/14/2020

K 2019 Report: Auxiliaries Stake Their Claim in the Circular Economy
The theme of sustainable plastics pervaded the exhibits at K 2019,  even those of auxiliary equipment suppliers, where everything from dryers to blenders to hopper loaders was reimagined as part of a circular plastics process.

Published: 3/3/2019

Resin Conveying System Maximizes Throughput While Minimizing Material and Machine Abuse
Patented technology allows plastics processors to convey material at whatever speed provides the best throughput without damaging equipment or resin.

Published: 3/8/2018

The 3-to-7-Minute Color Change—Step 2: Preparation & Equipment
Hopper and screw and barrel considerations come into play as do strategies: press-side loading, satellite hoppers or a combination of both?

Published: 10/18/2017

New Wave Technology Solves Biggest Conveying Problems
New wave conveying technology from Conair gently moves your materials at comparable output rates without damaging resins.

Published: 4/10/2017

Extrusion 2017 Conference: Call for Papers
By presenting at the conference you can establish yourself as a thought leader in the world of extrusion.

Published: 2/27/2017

The Primary Importance of Secondary Equipment
Resin drying, resin conveying and process heating and cooling are as vital to the injection molding process as the press and tool, and they get their due at Molding 2017.

Published: 7/20/2016

Add Dirt to Your Resin?
No, it’s not recommended, but some people do it anyway. Inadvertently, through carelessness or lack of training.

Published: 3/2/2016

Optimized Molding Is Possible With Material Drying, Handling
Injection speed and overall cycle time are often the focus for molders pursuing optimized processes, but for truly efficient production, molders should consider how and in what state material arrives at the machine.