Purging Compound Reduces Downtime

Ultra Purge 8516

Moulds Plus' new Ultra Purge 8516 is designed to combat buildup of conductive PP materials, and it can also clean hard-to-remove colorants from the screw, barrel and hot runners. It combines Ultra-x, a proprietary, mineral-filled HDPE, and the active ingredient of Ultra Purge. With this combination, Ultra Purge 8516 has Ultra-X's mechanical cleaning action and Ultra Purge's chemical cleaning action.

What's New?

The product, which was release in December.


Efficient material removal, resulting in less downtime and reduction in scrap. Typically, when compared to conventional purging compounds, only about one-third to one-half of the amount of the Ultra Purge 8516 is needed for purging machines. It is effective at purging all the thermoplastic processing machines, and can handle dark-to-light color changes and carbon removal, as well as material changes.

Published in the February 2016 issue of Plastic Machinery Magazine