Downsizing is a frequently used solution to a number of processing problems caused by shot capacity being too large. However, downsizing reduces residencly time and increases injection pressure. It also forces you to use a longer stroke which will give you better process control. If you think downsizing could help you, please Contact a General Plastex representative or call 1-800-777-4719 .
Processing problems could have many different causes or a combination of causes. Since screws and barrels are one of the key components in any processing machine, replacement or changes in their design could help your machines run more efficiently. Here are some things to look for: