Purgex purging compounds offer high cleaning efficiency versus using your resin alone. Purgex can reduce your resin scrap up to 40% over a traditional commodity resins and can often result in a 60% decrease in purging related changeover times on some of the toughest applications. The benefits of using Purgex do not stop with the purging process. Purgex can be used at machine shutdown for improved machine start ups. Purgex improves overall screw pull times by reducing the cleaning required and easing screw pulling activities. Frequent use of Purgex helps to maintain a clean screw/barrel for your molding equipment and can reduce your overall purging times versus using commodity resins, regrind, or production resins.
Competitive comparison tests show Purgex is superior to other commercial purging compounds and resins for purging applications. See A Comparison of Purgex to Our Competitors.
Various Purgex grades are available for specific applications like clear resins, film, sheet, and blow molding.