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Close-up image of purge guard.
Purge Guard The purge guard covers the nozzle of the injection molding machine and helps prevent crushing injuries or burns from the splatter of molten plastic material. The purge guard should be interlocked.

[Photo description: Highlighted area includes the purge guard that covers the nozzle.]
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