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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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Join us September 21-23 for a first-of-its-kind event that brings under one roof our annual Molding and Extrusion Conferences, together with the Amerimold Expo. 

Reactive Extrusion: Industry Icons Impart Their Insights

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

Compounding: Higher-Performing Pilot Machine

Series is height adjustable and can process highly filled and viscous materials.

Compounding: Part 2 of 2 Demystifying Devolatilization

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

K 2016 Extrusion: Speed, Versatility Rule the Day at K

Shorter product runs mean frequent product changeovers for processors, and suppliers responded to these trends across all extrusion technologies.

New Culture, New Capabilities, New Challenges

Over the last few years, Henkel has not only transformed what its Richmond facility does, but also altered how it operates in terms of culture.
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Help’s On the Way for Sheet Processors

Do you extrude sheet? Are you interested in networking with fellow processors, suppliers and sheet extrusion experts? Maybe you have questions about new-generation materials, or fundamental issues with drying?

Are You in Film Extrusion?

Then check out the Extrusion 2016 Conference.

Are You in the Mood to Extrude?

You will be once you check out the program for Plastics Technology’s Extrusion 2016 Conference.

K 2016 Preview: Extrusion and Compounding

Regardless of what you might be extruding, the themes of speed and flexibility will loom large in extrusion at the giant show.

To Improve Feeder Performance, Start by Understanding Three Key Components

These are the screw trough, agitator, and the screw itself. It’s crucial to understand the different types and the advantages/disadvantages of each.
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Involved in Compounding? Then Check Out Extrusion 2015

Have you checked out Plastics Technology’s upcoming Extrusion 2015 Conference?

Are You A Film or Sheet Processor? Find out at Extrusion 2015

  Have you checked out Plastics Technology’s upcoming Extrusion 2015 Conference?

Involved in Extrusion? We've Got You Covered

It’s all here at The Extrusion 2015 Conference in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 2-3.

From Extruder to Pelletizer: What Happens in Between Influences Quality

There’s a lot more to strand pelletizing than dunking material in water and hoping for the best. Here’s some advice on taking out some of the guesswork.