Purging

Purging compounds are used by processors to clean out polymer, color and other impurities from the machine and tooling between production runs. There are three general kinds of purging compounds: chemical; abrasive; and non-abrasive.

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Purging Tips for Injection Molding
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Got Streaks or Black Specs? Here’s How to Find and Fix Them

Determining the source of streaking or contamination in your molded parts is a critical step in perfecting your purging procedures ultimately saving you time and money.

Starting Up

Joseph Serell Named President of Sun Plastech

Serell replaces Glenn Kornfeld, who had been president since 2004, as the head of the maker of Asaclean purging compounds.  
New Product Announcements
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Materials: Multi-Resin & Process Economical Purging Compound

Slide Products’ new Econo-Purge also works on hot runners ahd thoroughly purges manifolds with small gates.