4 Common Scrap Mistakes

Monday, June 25, 2018

If you are processing plastic materials, then you are dealing with scrap in some way. Scrap is an inevitability of manufacturing. Luckily, plastic can be a forgiving material, and recycled materials can be added back into your process.

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Polymers: A Short Introduction

Monday, June 11, 2018

Everyday polymers are surrounding us.   From our cars to cell phones, polymers influence every aspect of our modern lives.  

Working in the plastics industry leads others to believe that you are an expert on everything pl... More

Process Cooling - The Basics

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Most people think that process cooling is simple.  Water cools off hot things.  

But if it is so simple, why do so many... More

How to Measure Screw and Barrel Wear

Monday, May 21, 2018

Why should I inspect my screw?

Every plastic processor should include routine inspection of plasticizing components in their maintenance program.  Using worn components can cause many issues inclu... More

NPE 2018 - See You in Orlando

Monday, May 07, 2018

The Adams Engineers team will be at NPE in Orlando all week working with our partners in their booths.  If you are going to be at the show and would like to discuss a project, please let us know.

To stay up-to-date on the show and our p... More

NPE 2018: The Industry 4.0 Show

Monday, April 30, 2018

If in the last year you have read an industry publication or visited a trade show you have heard of Industry 4.0. It has become a buzzword; not only in Plastics but all areas of manufacturing.

At NPE 2018 we expect to see products from all m... More

Granulation of Thermoformed Products with Cumberland

Monday, April 23, 2018

Cumberland equipment is built to be versatile and durable while being easy to maintain. Cumberland is the experts in infeed design and size reduction, ensuring a smooth reclamation process.

Feedrolls and granulators designed for in-line, off... More

How you can decrease your resin changeover times

Monday, April 16, 2018

As processors, uptime is everything. In a perfect world, lines would be dedicated and materials would never need to change. But in reality, demands change and schedules move. This means material changeovers. Lots of them.  Each changeover req... More

Do you know the condition of your screw?

Monday, April 09, 2018

As a plastic processor, your production is based on the amount of resin that can be plasticized each day. Whether injection molding, blow molding, or extrusion your process relies on plasticizing components (screws, barrels, and front-end elements... More

Maguire + Syncro: the experts in gravimetric blending and extrusion control

Monday, April 02, 2018

Maguire, the market leading materials control specialists, and Syncro, the extrusion control specialists, together provide new choices for extrusion control as well as a modular approach for a wide range of functions on a typical line.

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