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VACUUM APPLICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY

May 15, 2019 | (2:00 PM)
USA (United States of America)
There are many vacuum applications in plastics processing. This presentation covers some of these applications from compounding, extruder degassing, vacuum calibration tables, foaming and molding of expanded polystyrene to name a few. Also, addressed are the factors to be considered in selecting appropriate vacuum pump technologies and accessories, with a brief explanation of the principal of operation of various types of vacuum pumps and a summary of the pro’s & con’s of each technology type.