Study: Foaming agents cut cap weight, maintain quality

Johnson, Jim
November 2017
Plastics News;11/13/2017, Vol. 28 Issue 34, p0010
Trade Publication
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.


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