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Replacing a worn plasticising screw? Shouldn’t you be upgrading for better productivity!

When you buy a plastic processing machine, the plasticising screw is often supplied with a General Purpose (G.P.) design and nitrided wear resistance. In many cases the OEM won’t have been told you only process particular material grades, and a GP screw provides the biggest processing window across the spectrum of materials.

This design however, will always be a compromise….

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It’s all about the flow!

It’s not just the temperature of the water or oil that is important in mould temperature control, the rate of flow through all parts of the tool is as critical. PlastikCity partner Tool-Temp explains why,

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