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Plastics Profiler – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Plastics Profiler – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)

Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, ABS plastic, is an amorphous engineering thermoplastic whose main features are impact resistance, rigidity, high gloss, and low cost compared to other engineering resins.  ABS resins are used in a variety of applications including automotive, appliances, construction, electronics, and business machinery. ABS is a terpolymer formed by the polymerization of acrylonitrile and […]

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Tech Database: Nozzle Filters

Tech Database: Nozzle Filters

Direct injection molding of Injectoblend™ formulated regrind requires several modifications to the injection molding machine.  Nozzle filters are essential components for injection molding with recycled plastics.  Nozzle filters help to remove contaminants, such as...

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Plastics Profiler-Polypropylene Copolymer

Plastics Profiler-Polypropylene Copolymer

Polypropylene copolymer is a crystalline thermoplastic that starts with polymer grade propylene with 1-7% ethylene monomer added during bulk polymerization. Comonomer content and molecular weight distribution can be controlled in the reactor allowing for a wide range of grades and properties typically noted for the following: Chemical Resistance Low Temperature Impact Strength Lightweight Processability Price […]

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AGS Machine Modifications to Process Regrind

AGS Machine Modifications to Process Regrind

 Working with up to 100% regrind represents its own set of processing challenges.  Based on experience and continuous improvement AGS mitigates regrind related processing issues with specially modified injection molding machines: Material conveying challenges include coarse sized chunks and longs that can obstruct the flow of plastic in standard diameter hoses/pipes.   Fines generated during the […]

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