In the plastic injection molding industry, compressed air is crucial to several applications, including blow molding, product cooling, and inflation of a parison. At Fluid-Aire Dynamics, we are committed to helping your business overcome issues with your system in order to keep you operating at full force.
Several plastic molders experience unstable air pressure/vacuum for their pellet off-loading and distribution-to-molding equipment. If this is the case in your shop, you may need to upsize your compressor, maintain your air tools that may be using excessive amounts of air, or check for leaks in your piping/connections. This unstable air pressure can also affect product extraction from molds, leading to product damage and waste. We work with manufacturers to solve this issue by analyzing their system and making sure that it is engineered correctly for ideal extraction.
Other shops report scarring or damage on their plastic products due to contaminated air or low nitrogen purity. At Fluid-Aire Dynamics, we use point-of-use filtration and/or increased nitrogen purity (with enhanced equipment) to help our clients avoid this issue.
For more information, see our blog on Pressure Drop and How it’s Costing You Money.
Another common issue plastic molding manufacturers face is poor chiller performance and varying temperatures at molding machines. We offer repair services that help to troubleshoot and fix these problems with your system. We also provide refrigerated air dryers help to reduce moisture and eliminate damage to equipment.
As a plastic injection molder, we know downtime is incredibly costly for your business. When the inevitable happens, and a piece of equipment goes down, you need fast response times from your compressed air service provider. At Fluid-Aire Dynamics, we offer 24/7 emergency service that minimizes this time and expense.
Finally, since compressed air is the fourth and most costly utility for plastic injection molding facilities, our clients are always looking for ways to reduce compressed air and energy consumption. We use compressed air audit to understand the fluctuations in air demand in your system and determine whether or not a variable speed drive compressor and/or dryer would save you money on your electric bill. Some of our clients have taken advantage of their energy provider incentives programs, resulting in as low as $0 capital expenditure on their new compressor!
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