TITLE

Study: Foaming agents cut cap weight, maintain quality

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Jim
PUB. DATE
November 2017
SOURCE
Plastics News;11/13/2017, Vol. 28 Issue 34, p0010
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research presented at the 2017 Plastics Caps & Closures Conference which demonstrated that foaming agents can reduce both product weight and production cycle times without affecting the surface quality of plastics. Topics covered include the testing conducted by iD Additives Inc. and injection molding machinery maker Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and the effectiveness of the iD Additives foaming agent on a hinged closure used on a shampoo bottle.
ACCESSION #
126271154

 

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