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Purging agent works over wide heat range. (Additives).

A purging compound based on new reactive chemistry is said to remove all traces of barrel residue. Developed by Slide Products, Inc., Wheeling, Ill., NuPurge Technology (NPT) is an HDPE-based pellet concentrate whose heat-induced chemical action functions between 160 F and 600 F, eliminating need for multiple purging products. The ready-to-use compound can be poured directly into the machine throat. The recommended amount of this concentrated product--1.5 times barrel capacity--can substitute for up to twice as much cracked acrylic. NPT is said to be non-hazardous, FDA-compliant, and free of harsh odors. *71*
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Title Annotation:HDPE-based pellet concentrate
Comment:Purging agent works over wide heat range. (Additives).(HDPE-based pellet concentrate )
Publication:Plastics Technology
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Mar 1, 2002
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