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Plastic Processing Overview Extrusion And Blow Molding Processes

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This educational tool from Conair will explain the injection, extrusion and blow molding processes used to make the wide range of plastic products in use throughout our lives.

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See how each of these processes work:Injection molding is used to make plastic parts using two-part molds that, when closed, are injected with melted plastic to form individual parts.Watch the video from ConairGroup for more info:

Extrusion processes use the same plastic melting operation but these is no mold, and the resin compressing screw rotates constantly so that product is created continuously.

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Blow molding is a mixture of extrusion and molding where plastic is continuously extruded into a tube shape and then clamped in a mold and blown into its shape with compressed air.ConairGroup

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