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Purging compound supplier iD Additives names new technical manager

The La Grange, Ill.-based firm has appointed industry veteran Dave Denzel to the position.

Aquapurge purging compound now available in free-flowing powder version

The material provides fast colour and material changes and is well-suited for removing tough carbon deposits.

Canada’s emergency wage subsidy program to be extended beyond June 6

The program covers 75 per cent of worker pay up to $847 a week.

Chase Plastics now distributing Lanxess HPM products in Canada, U.S.

Clarkston, Mich.-based Chase Plastics will distribute Lanxess' materials including Durethan polyamide 6 compounds and Pocan polybutylene terephthalate compounds. » Read More
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Uncolour your world with the right commercial purging compounds

As important as it is to put colour into plastic, it’s just as important to remove it when the time is right, since any streaking in a new production schedule can render thousands of parts worthless. CPCs were made for this. » Read More
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New technique uses fluorescent dye to identify aging polymers

Researchers have developed a method to visualize variations in polymers that arise with age, allowing for the possibility detect and replace aged parts before they fail. » Read More
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