Plastic Industry Blogs

How Green is My Product? Designing for Recycling

It can be challenging to manufacture plastic products that are genuinely ‘green’ – reusable, recoverable, remanufacturable and if all else fails, recyclable. So, where are we at as an industry today? This blog from the […]

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RJG Explains the Difference Between Hydraulic, Specific and Cavity Pressure

In this blog, process support and training provider RJG Technologies explains the difference between hydraulic, specific and cavity pressure and why each one matters.

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Pentagon Plastics Brings Mindfulness into Manufacturing

In this blog, injection moulder Pentagon Plastics highlights why they are working to bring mindfulness and well-being into their manufacturing environment and the benefits of doing so.

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Troubleshooting Common Pelletising Quality Issues

In this blog, Davis-Standard, a leader in high-performance converting and extrusion systems, has summarised thirteen common pellet quality issues with photo examples, defect names, possible causes and troubleshooting steps for correction.

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How Second Stage Speed Influences Your Process: Part 2

Some variation in material is expected and acceptable as long as the same part is produced every time. In this blog, RJG Technologies discusses how second stage speed influences your process and can reduce part […]

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The Benefits of Antimicrobial Technology

With antimicrobial products becoming more readily available in the market, BioCote® discusses the benefits of antimicrobial technology and why you should add it to your product range.

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose Liquid Colour

Liquid colour offers several advantages over solid masterbatches. In this blog, Riverdale Global discusses the top 10 reasons why plastics processors are choosing liquid colour and additives.

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How Second Stage Speed Influences Your Process: Part 1

In this blog, RJG Technologies, a company offering injection moulding process support, training, and consultancy services, examines what effects the second stage speed setting has on your specific pressure curves as well as the part […]

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Eight Reasons Why Valued Employees Leave – and How to Keep Them

Following a demographic study carried out by Sierra 57 Consult and its HR advisors, the technical and engineering recruitment specialists have listed eight common reasons why valued employees up sticks and leave.

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GOM: What to Expect From Industrial Metrology in 2021

In the last 20 years, the technological advancements within industrial metrology have been enormous. In this blog, 3D metrology specialist GOM discusses what you should expect from industrial metrology in 2021, including the use of […]

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