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 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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NPE2018 New Technology Focus: Purging Compounds

Look for more versatile and improved efficiency purging compounds.
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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.