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Removing XLPE from dies

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5 years 9 months ago #1753 by Archived Forum Admin
Is there any method for easy removal of XLPE debris from extruder dies/nipples and breaker plates ?

Abhaya

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5 years 5 months ago - 5 years 5 months ago #2473 by Peter J Stewart-Hay
Hello Abhaya.

Keep you tooling in perfect shape with mirror finishes. Remove the tooling when it is still hot and manually pull the the plastic from it. It should pull right off and if there is any residual, polish it off with extremely fine emery paper. By the way, the plastic is still a thermoplastic when the tooling is removed hot from the crosshead.

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Peter J. Stewart-Hay Principal
Stewart-Hay Associates
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Last edit: 5 years 5 months ago by Peter J Stewart-Hay.
The following user(s) said Thank You: Mr Parag Kulkarni

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