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Eye Protection

Modified on Sunday, 01 February 2015 11:37 PM by mpieler Categorized as Extrusion Hints
Eye protection
Vol. 23 #2, Oct. 1996

Always wear eye protection when standing near a pressurized die. Don't be fooled into thinking polymers are too viscous to "splash" out of die running at steady state.

Air pockets from a screen change or decomposition gasses from a hot spot can expand rapidly when exiting a die spraying hot polymer several feet through the air.

See also:
  • Flex tube safety
  • For safety's sake 1
  • Hoppers
  • Hose clamp safety
  • Razor knives
  • Safety
  • Safety 2

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