Check out this page for important equipment resources, such as videos, specification sheets, and useful links to specialty sites.
Servo Hydraulic Injection Molding Machine
Watch this informative video about the inner workings of our high-end precision servo-hydraulic injection molding machine, and the critical competitive advantages it provides.
Promotional video issued by the Plastic Industry Association
Check out this educational video about various stages of plastics foam recycling.
Instructional video presented by the Orange Plastics Academy. It introduces the seven most popular types of plastics in use today: PE, PP, ABS, PA, PC, PEO and PET.
Check out this educational video about the SPI codes, what plastic material they represent, and how they recycle.
SPI (Society of the Plastic Industry) codes were first introduce in 1988 to identify different types of resins. Since, they have become the recycling symbol for each plastic part.
Very informative video about the most popular types of plastic molding processes used by the industry today: extrusion, blow, injection, thermoforming, compression and rotational.
Plastic Injection Molding
An engineer’s perspective of the physics of the injection molding processes.
Courtesy of Bill Hammack, The Engineer Guy
A brief history of plastics
Trace the history of the invention of plastic, and how the material ushered in what became known as the plastics century.
How recycling works
Explore what happens to your stuff after you toss it into the little green bin with the arrows on it.
How to make a shredder
How to make Shredding Machine at home – Amazing DIY Machine Destroys Everything.
Equipment Resources Videos
Granulating Equipment Resources
Slow Speed Granulator
Features and components of one of our Slow Speed Granulators with a demonstration using this machine to turn scrap plastics into tiny plastic granules.
Demonstration of a tire shredding machine used in the process of recycling tires.
Plastic Lump and Purge Shredding
Demonstration of shredder being used to shred plastics lumps and purges.
Big Volume Combo Unit Shredder & Granulator
Combo Equipment Resource
Shredder & Granulator Combo Unit Features Walkthrough
All About Plastics
101 introduction to plastic materials, processes, and applications, courtesy of Plastic Industry.
Take your time to read it!
If you’re new to the industry, you will learn a lot. If you are a veteran, it’s an excellent refresher.
- A Look at Plastics
- Types of Plastics
- Processing Methods
- Injection Molding
- Plastics and the Environment
- link: a-look-at-plastics
- link: types-plastics
- link: processing-methods
- link: injection-molding
- link: recycling
- link: plastics-environment
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR)
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI)
American Chemistry Council
Environmental Protection Agency
Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI)
Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)
EPS Industry Alliance – Packaging
Material Safety Data Sheet for
Courtesy American Polymer Standards Company