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by metromapp
Wed Aug 05, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: electric peek load demand
Replies: 4
Views: 7765

electric peek load demand

Is anyone monitoring their peak electrical load in order to reduce the 30 minute demand rate charge. What software / equipment are you using?
by metromapp
Tue Jul 14, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Past Due Interest Charges
Replies: 1
Views: 5904

Re: Past Due Interest Charges

Scott, If we invoice for interest on past due invoices we generally bill off system. We have found that it may encourage the customer to pay but they more often than not fail to pay the interest. By billing off system it is less cumbersome to reverse. Our best method to collect overdue invoices is t...
by metromapp
Mon Feb 04, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Materials
Topic: URGENT need for Cycoloy C6600 PC/ABS
Replies: 0
Views: 11074

URGENT need for Cycoloy C6600 PC/ABS

Urgently need Cycoloy C6600 PC/ABS. I ultimately need black or natural. Looking for a gaylord with certs.

please contact Scott Adams at Metro Plastics ( or 317-776-0860)

by metromapp
Wed Nov 28, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: Safety
Replies: 5
Views: 24675

Re: Safety

Bruce, We complete the installation of the mold before attaching the water lines. Both halves of the mold are clamped to the platens and the mold is opened and closed to make sure the tool is secure. The mold is then closed before the water lines are connected. By doing this while the mold is closed...
by metromapp
Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Looking for extruder/pelletizer
Replies: 0
Views: 10142

Looking for extruder/pelletizer

We are considering adding a small volume extruder to re-pelletize our regrind material. Any one have a line for sale potentially? Any certain brand of machine recommended?

Scott Adams
by metromapp
Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Business
Topic: molding work station check list
Replies: 3
Views: 18725

molding work station check list

Does anyone have a check list they use to evaluate a work station. Example items to audit might be running at rate, boundary samples available, work area clean, no water leaks, etc. We are attempting to do a periodic inspection of all presses and we would like to have a check sheet as a guide to aud...
by metromapp
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Business
Topic: Plant tour
Replies: 2
Views: 15514

Plant tour

I attended the plant tour at Par4 ( excellent tour/ great company) I noticed that they were using a devise to hold and dispense their box labels at the machine. Can someone at Par4 tell me where they purchased them and a part number.
by metromapp
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Business
Topic: bulk density
Replies: 1
Views: 13828

bulk density

When receiving bulk truck delivery of plastic pellets into your silo how can one verify the actual pounds of material delivered vs the packing slip. Having the dimensions of the silo and the change in depth I can calculate the volume. The issue is the bulk density of the material lot just received.