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TPGOA Technical Insights

Here are some brief observations from TPG's Director of Technical Services on how advancements in compounding technology have been impacting the industry. Some are summaries of new technologies while others are meant to inform you about best practices in the industry - all are designed to enhance your understanding of our products and processes. We hope that you find them helpful when determining the best product to use or approach to take for optimizing your next application.

The Benefits of Metal-to-Plastic Conversion

Controlled Viscosity Additives

Extrusion Coating and Lamination

Insert Molding

One Approach to Minimizing Frozen Layer Fraction

Rotational Molding

Viscosity Differences in Polymer Melts

Tool Design for Glass-Filled Materials

Controlled Process Problems and Part-Sticking

Injection Molding Material Cushions

The Role of Melt Viscosity in Injection Molding

Optimizing Performance Using a Differential Scanning Calorimeter

The Benefits of Milled Glass Fibers

Optimizing Thermal Conductivity

Cracking/Crazing

Spiral Flow Molding

Things to Know About GMS (Glycerol Monostearate)

Hot Plate Welding

Bonding Polypropylene with Industrial Adhesive

Styrenic Rubber Triblock Polymers for PP modification

Optimizing Cooling Time in Injection Molding

Thermogravimetric Analysis

Melt Flow Index


TPG makes every effort to insure that the information contained herein is accurate - however, we accept no liability for the content of this piece, or for the consequences of any actions taken on the basis of the information provided.
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