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Plastic Material Drying Times Calculator

Please fill out the applicable boxes below & click the calculate button

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Total weight (g)
Dryer maximum (kg)
Number of shots
Time in dryer (minutes)
Drying time (hours)
Actual drying time available (hours)

If the result for 'actual drying time available' is green, then you have enough drying capacity.

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Calculator Disclaimer

Polybridge Training has kindly provided this calculator for the exclusive use of PlastikCity users.

The calculator is provided as is and without any representation or warranty of any kind, including that it is fit for any purpose or of merchantable quality or functions as intended or at all. Your use of the calculator is entirely at your own risk, and neither PlastikCity nor Polybridge Training accepts liability of any kind.

Polybridge Training, a UK company, has a worldwide reputation for delivering injection moulding training and technical support. They provide scheduled and customer-specific training courses in the UK, Ireland, Europe and Asia. Scheduled courses take place in the UK, covering process-related product & mould design issues. Email Dave Jeavons at to discuss your training requirements.

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