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 Accumulator Heads
Article

Follow These Steps to Purge Accumulator-Head Blow Molders

Preventive purging with a commercial product between resins or colors and during normal shutdown and startup cycles can prevent excessive loss of resin and production time.
Blog

DOMO, Covestro and Circularise Partner on Full Plastics Traceability

Innovative start-up Circularise says transparency can be achieved through a blockchain technology.
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Product

Materials: Multi-Resin & Process Economical Purging Compound

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