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It’s free. It’s online. It’s scheduled every Thursday through December. And you can register now to hear technology experts address a wide range of topics in plastics processing.  
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In this Tech Day session, experts Robert Harvey with HRSFlow and Bruce Caotoen of FDU Hotrunner GmbH Ltd. will speak about hot runner technology for injection molding.

Clear Your Calendars for Plastics Technology 'Tech Days'

Beginning Oct. 8, we will be bringing exclusive, live, online technical content on a wide range of processing topics that you can access for free.
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How and Where Twin-Screw Extruders Fit in Recycling

When utilized in a thoughtful way, the corotating intermeshing twin-screw extruder can transform recycled materials into value-added products and parts. Here’s what you need to know, and some real-world examples of the technology deployed for both post-industrial and post-consumer recycling.
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Reactive Extrusion: Industry Icons Impart Their Insights

Three distinguished experts in the area of reactive extrusion shed some light on this process.

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Compounding: Part 2 of 2 Demystifying Devolatilization

Here are some simple tools to help monitor and optimize your devolatilization process.

Compounding: Part 1 of 2: Demystifying Devolatilization

Very little has been written about this critical topic, and most of what has been published is theoretical. Here’s some practical guidance to help you better understand the process and improve your operation.

Compounding: Revamped Line of Compounding Twins

Third-generation iMAXX twins are easier to clean and maintain, and are more energy efficient to boot.

Compounding: Quick-Color-Change Lab Twin

Throughout the exhibit, KraussMaffei ran nine different liquid colors, changing at the push of a button, to demonstrate time- and process-saving technology.
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Rogers Named President of KraussMaffei Corp.

Twenty-year vet has worked for various industrial firms in his career.

ENTEK Expands Customer Support Department

Ex GM, H-P technical lead Darla Bulmer hired to head up department for supplier of compounding extruders.

The Extrusion 2019 Conference: Presenting Solutions in Compounding

Take a look at what you will learn in the compounding sessions of the industry leading technical conference devoted to extrusion.

Compounding: Strand Pelletizers Improve Quality, Ease Handling

Dual-bearing strand pelletizers re-engineered based on field experience and current market demands.

Maag Americas Names Baumann V.P., G.M.

Machinery vet to head up sales of filters, pumps, pelletizers and pulverizers.

KraussMaffei Unifies All Its Brands

Netstal and Berstorff are now KraussMaffei.
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KraussMaffei Launches Chinese-Made All-Electric Injection Machines, Twin-Screw Extruders and Robotics Line at Chinaplas 2019

The products, which are targeting the local market and export, will be supported by a new manufacturing site that broke ground in in Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province in March.

Extruder Degassing: Is a Central System Right for You?

Centralization vacuum pumps have been used for many decades, most widely used in packaging. For extruder degassing the technology can be useful when several production lines are operated in parallel

Compounding: Twin Screw in a New Size

Designed especially for research and development as well as for production of small batch sizes.

Machine Builder Slashes Cost, Time with 'Purging Packet'

Coperion find iD Additives purging compound expedites changeovers and saves material.