Purgex™ 457 Plus

Product Information

Purgex™ 457 Plus commercial purging compound is a ready-to-use blend consisting of active ingredients with a polyethylene carrier. Purgex products have mechanical activity for efficient cleaning, foaming action for enhanced mixing and a lubricant for easy removal. All active ingredients in Purgex are Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) by the U.S. FDA. Want to learn more about how purging compounds work?

 

Physical Description

  • Blend, polyethylene, viscosity modifier and an FDA-approved active component
  • Non-toxic, non-abrasive, and safe
  • Ready to use and easy to remove

 

Features and Benefits

  • Designed for more challenging color and/or material changes plus efficient cleaning of hot runner systems, Purgex 457 Plus has proven to perform particularly well in removing low-to mid-range mineral- and glass-filled resins.
  • Engineered for rapid turnaround on color and material changes. Efficiently removes residual contamination.
  • Effectively cleans the barrel, screw, check ring, as well as hot runner systems and is safely processed through hot runner gates as small as .030-inch (.75mm).
  • Thorough cleaning of melt pumps and is safely processed through dies as small as .030-inch (.75mm).
  • Active components in Purgex 457 Plus neutralize acid gases generated by PVC.
  • With regular use, Purgex forms a temporary barrier which protects steel surfaces from oxidation, extending the cleaning process.