Lab Testing of Your Thermoplastic Polymer to Help Select The Right Product

See inside Chem-Trend’s Maisach thermoplastics lab where the MFI of a polymer is being tested to select the best product for the customer.

Thermoplastic Extrusion and Injection Molding Machines

Tour Chem-Trend’s thermoplastic lab extrusion and injection molding machines. This equipment is for development and testing to simulate customers’ processes as closely as possible.

Hot Runner and Cold Runner Injection Molding Machines for On-Site Testing

Tour Chem-Trend’s on-site lab equipment for performance trials of thermoplastics purging compounds, mold maintenance products, and mold release products.

Application of Thermoplastic Cold Runner Mold Release Agent

Application of a mold release agent on a spiral cold runner mold along with before and after images. See the difference the right thermoplastic mold release agent makes.

Thermoplastic Purging Compound Development - ARBURG ALLROUNDER Injection Molding

Chem-Trend uses industry leading equipment such as the ARBURG ALLROUNDER to test and validate our advanced formulations. This equipment allows us to verify the effectiveness and efficiency of our purging compounds to eliminate silver streaking and provide quick color changes in thermoplastics processing.

Purging Compound Designed for Fast Residue Free Cleaning and Easy Screw Pulls

Quick color changes with Ultra Purge™ 3615 purging compound.

Why Purging Compounds?

A Chem-Trend purging compound can purge all of your biggest frustrations and keep you moving forward. When compared to traditional cleaning methods, our purging products provide better cleaning, prevent unwanted stoppages, and save you money. Best of all, implementing a Chem-Trend purging compound is simple and can be done without any significant changes in your process. Request a free sample today, and swap unnecessary hassle for unlimited potential.

How to Recognize Polymer Viscosity to Select the Best Purging Compound Match

Watch and learn how to identify the polymer viscosity to ensure that you’ve selected the best purging compound match for optimal performance.

Ultra Purge™ Ultra-X™ – Purging As Easy As Child’s Play

Purging of screw, cylinder and hot runner now as easy as child’s play. Watch to learn about the benefits including higher productivity and less waste.

The Problem of Black Spots

Black spots are a problem for thermoplastics processors. Watch to discover how Chem-Trend’s purging compounds and mold maintenance products can help solve the challenges with black spots.

How to Purge the Injection Molding Machine Through Parts Production

Learn more about the technique needed for preparing and filling purging compounds in your operation.

How to Purge the Injection Molding Machine Screw and Barrel

Learn how to improve purge results by varying low and high backpressure.

Lost and Found

Ultra Purge™ purging compounds for thermoplastic production, will help you find greater operational efficiency and increased profitability.

Go with the Flow

Purging compounds formulated to address the challenges of Melt Flow Index (MFI) issues. Find the right purging compound to meet the different requirements of your production process

How to Maintain and Degrease a Built-in Mold

Discover the proper technique for applying Chem-Trend’s Lusin® degreaser to clean wax- or oil-based products from your injection molding machine for improved operations.

How to Care for a Built-in Mold: Clean, Lubricate, Protect and Release

Learn the proper application techniques to keep your built-in mold clean, lubricated, and ready for a release agent.

How to Use Lusin® Products to Clean and Degrease a Disassembled Mold

Discover the proper technique for applying Chem-Trend’s Lusin® mold maintenance products through a detailed demonstration with a Chem-Trend expert.

A World of Colors

Improve your operation with less downtime and scrap. High-performance purging compounds to meet your color change needs.

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