Purging Compounds for Injection Molding

Every plant operates a little differently and there isn’t a one-size-fits-all purge that addresses every processing issue for injection molders. Whether you’re a custom molder with dozens of weekly color changes and material changes, a molder in caps & closures struggling with high-cavitation hot runners, or a medical molder focused on screw pulls, Asaclean® has a high-quality purging compound designed for your specific needs.  

Here’s why Asaclean® Purging Compounds are the preferred choice for the best molding shops worldwide. 

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Why Asaclean® is the Best Choice for Injection Molders

1. Our Products Will Solve Your Issue

We offer Mechanical Purging Compounds, Chemical Purging Compounds, and Purging Concentrates designed to tackle your unique set of processing challenges in injection molding. We excel at reducing long changeover times and understand your processing headaches.

We specialize in hot runner cleaning and excel in your most difficult applications.

Once we identify your needs, we will help you choose the best grade of Asaclean® for you.

For Injection Molding, Asaclean® grades:

With the world-class R&D team of Asahi Kasei in Japan, Asaclean® offers incredible cleaning performance coupled with expert technical & product support.

"PLUS Grade is the Holy Grail For hot runner color changes."
Ray D. , Plant Manager, Custom Molder, Southeast
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On average, Asaclean®’s injection molding customers save 76% on reduced scrap & downtime.

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For most molders, we usually recommend Asaclean®’s legacy line of Mechanical Purging Compounds.  With that said, every situation is different. 

High-cavitation hot runners are better suited with a Purging Concentrate like Asaclean® PLUS Grade because PLUS supercharges your own processing resins and is easily displaced. This is a huge innovation in purging that’s made an immediate impact since PLUS was launched in June 2021.

"Introducing Asaclean® has made a tremendous improvement at our shop. Before, it would take us up to 30 minutes just to purge one color or material before we could start a different job. Now that time is down to five to ten minutes, max. It has helped us become more efficient and has improved our start times. It is truly the best purging agent I have worked with."
Eric M. , Process Engineer Molder, Indiana

2. Our Team Understands What You're Dealing With

Asaclean® Technical Service Representative offer a unique level of service not found in other areas of the industry. Many of our Purging Experts used Asaclean® as customers themselves before joining our team.

Your point-of-contact isn’t a salesperson. They are a processor.

With over 200 years of combined processing experience, we understand your issue and can offer solutions.  We’ve seen it all and are here to help you.

When you work with Asaclean®, you have access to free, ongoing consultations with a subject matter expert.


3. We Will Train Your Team to Be Asaclean® Purging Experts

Asaclean® Purging Compounds are incredibly easy to use, but you will only see your best results when you follow our recommended purging procedures.  

When it comes to purging compounds, less is more.

We do not want you to use more Asaclean® than is necessary to achieve your best performance.  If you use more than we recommend, your cost savings will drop.

We want you to get the absolute best performance using the least amount of Asaclean®.  That is why we place such a premium on training your team. 

All injection molders are dealing with slightly different challenges, so it’s important that you follow the correct instructions.

That’s where we come in.

When you select Asaclean®, we will diagnose your issues, build out a free Purge Program, and train your shifts on how to use Asaclean® to get the best results. 

We will help you trial our product, provide in-person or virtual training, answer any questions, and be available however necessary to help your team succeed.

Sometimes keeping good labor can be difficult. 

Don’t worry. As you find new hires, we’ll train them as well.

“Asaclean® support goes over and above. Training is a part of that. it's great to have our rep in front of people giving training, because if five pounds works, ten pounds is not better. Training is key when you're using these products, and I feel that if I called my Asaclean® rep for help at midnight he would probably answer.”
John S. , Manufacturing Manager, Northwest

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