Purging compound targets medical, food application injection molding


Moulds Plus International has launched a new chemical purging compound based on a modified version of its High-E low-residuals product that specifically targets food and medical application injection molders. Ultra Purge 5060 was officially introduced earlier this year after undergoing 6 months of beta testing at three key customer sites, according to Graziano Pestarino, owner of Moulds Plus International U.S.A. (Orange County, CA).

Pestarino told PlasticsToday that the modified version of its existing High-E product, introduced as Ultra Purge 5060, features an antioxidant and a proprietary material that helps to soften carbon deposits on screws and in barrels and hot runner nozzles, so that the purging compound can remove them and prevent contamination of new parts....
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