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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Rochelle Lemieux, president of Clean Plast Purge Compounds
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Clean Plast Purge Compounds Launches Expanded Product Line

Six new mold cleaners and releases nicely round out the Clean Plast portfolio.
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Purging Compound R&D Ramps Up to Meet Specific Material & Processing Problems

The challenge for suppliers of purging compounds has shifted from educating processors about their benefits to researching new formulations to further increase those benefits. 
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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.