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White Papers for Plastics Processors, Plastics Equipment and Materials

  • Scan Vs CMMBy

    For over 50 years, the benchmark for accuracy in measuring solid objects, whether machined, molded, die cast, welded or forged, was the coordinate measuring machine. Using a solid granite base table typically, along with a vertical, horizontal, gantry or bridge-mounted arm and touch probe,...
  • Keeping Your Injection Mold Tools in Optimum ConditionBy

    Summer is right around the corner and many plastic molders will have a summer shut down as a time for refreshing and recharging for most people. However, for the people that keep the tools running that make the plastic parts, this is the time to schedule tool repair, so the tools will operate...
  • The Plastics Pyramid, Material Selection GuideBy

    The plastics pyramid below is an at-a-glance plastic material selection guide. Every application has unique material characteristic requirements for temperature, strength, cost and more. We use the broadest range of injection molding plastic resins, including commodity, engineering and...
  • MoistTech Corp. Debuts New Sensor in 2018By

    In March 2018, MoistTech Corp. added an additional at-line moisture detection system to their lineup: MoistTech Moisture Balance System. Attendees of the SNAXPO Conference in Atlanta GA March 12-14 had the pleasure of seeing the new system on display and performing live demonstrations.
  • Choosing the Point Level Sensor for Your ApplicationBy

    Point level indicators are an affordable, accurate tool to measure and alert to inventory high and low levels. Easy to set up and configurable to fit a wide range of application needs, point level indicators are a must-have for a safe, efficient operation. This whitepaper details what users can...
  • COLOURS IN FMCG CONTEXTBy

    Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) or consumer packaged goods (CPG) are normally sold quickly and at relatively low cost. Non-durable goods such as soft drinks, dairy products, fruits and vegetables, meat and baked goods are highly perishable and need consequently a package able to preserve them...
  • Static Electricity - Cause, Effects & SolutionsBy

    The Purpose of this article is to help the reader answer some questions about static electricity: What is static electricity?; How to solve static electricity problems?; How to neutralize or control static charge?; How to remove static charge from non conductive material suce has plastic, paper...
  • Corona vs PlasmaBy

    One common question about surface treatment systems is, “What is the difference between corona and plasma, and what best fits my application?” Both corona and plasma treatment increase the surface energy of materials and thereby improving the adhesion of inks, adhesives, flocking or other...
  • Determining Extractables and Leachables in Polymeric MaterialsBy

    Jordi Labs determines extractables and leachables in polymeric materials.
  • Will 3D Printing Be the Demise of Plastic Injection Molding?By

    All the buzz these days in the world of plastic part manufacturing seems to be about additive manufacturing, or 3D printing. Will 3D printing take over injection molding as the dominant method of plastics manufacturing? Which method is better? The answer is, it depends. It depends on the answers...
  • Air Pressure for Tubing ExtrusionBy

    MicroAir, ultra low air pressure regulators and controllers for tubing extrusion
  • Feeders satisfy plants hunger for expansion.By

    Acrison Equipment helps GE Plastics meet their aggressive requirements for increased production and stringent end product quality requirements.
  • Monitoring Bulk Solids InventoryBy

    Bulk Solids Inventory exists in a wide range of industries including agriculture, grain processing, feed production, plastic processing, concrete production and many more. Reliable monitoring of these inventories and efficient management of the corresponding data requires a choice...
  • Optics 101By

    The purpose of this white paper is to explain basic optical principles, optical effects and standards that must be dealt with by lens designers and manufacturers.
  • Customized Automation Tools To Help Improve Operational EfficiencyBy

    Customized innovations on the shop floor are the way of the future for many manufacturing companies to operate leaner, seek operational efficiency and boost market differentiation in today's competitive marketplace. Customized automation tools for manufacturing companiesWhere do you turn to...
  • Lighting Technologies, Principle, and MeasurementBy

    The proper measurement of light is a precise and complex science. The first step in correctly measuring light is to understand the basics: Color-Rendering Properties, Color Temperature, Light Distribution, Total Luminous Flux and Mura. This white paper provides a brief explanation of each...
  • Water Removal Proceedure From Hot Oil SystemsBy

    No system we've seen has been entirely free of water. The more complex your system is the more water is usually present in it and the more difficult it is remove.
  • Particle Nucleation in Chemical Foam ExtrusionBy

    Recent emphasis on light-weighting has foaming technologies being explored by all facets of industry. Endothermic chemical foaming agents are especially desirable due to low-to-zero impact on the environment. Different methods of nucleation to control the cells formation are offered to control...
  • Extrusion Blow MouldingBy

    The blow moulding process has been employed since about 1950, though its application to polyamides came much later. In recent years the development of technical blow moulding materials has been pushed ahead, so that there are now a considerable variety of them. With Polyamide 6 there are now...
  • Comparison of Interface Pressure Measurement OptionsBy

    Download this free white paper to learn how product development, manufacturing, research, and quality control can be improved through integrating different interface pressure sensing technologies. This white paper analyzes three different interface pressure measurement options and how engineers...
  • Make your next ERP the most profitable decision ever for your plastic processing operationBy

    Everything from being able to minimize downtime by improving production efficiency with drag & drop scheduling tied to MRP and purchasing, to attaining simple cost control over resin price fluctuation and customer pricelists, to real time inventory management that considers WIP,...
  • Thermal Analysis Unlocks the Secrets of ElastomersBy

    Analysts can reverse engineer elastomers which allows companies to improve on specific formulations.
  • 10 Steps to Plastic BagsBy

    A simple description of the blown film production process as it relates to the manufacture of polyethylene bags (plastic bags)
  • Commercial Purge Compound Use Improves Color Change EfficiencyBy

    Plastic injection molders that perform dark to light color changes typically generates an excessive amount of downtime and scrap. The best way to reduce downtime and scrap is to use a commercial purge compound when performing these types of color changes. Increasing the efficiency in which color...
  • Considerations when buying a orona treater-Getting more for lessBy

    This article discusses key considerations based on applications that influence the selection of a corona treater