hdpe products

From Wire Insulation to Medical Applications: The Benefits and Uses of HDPE Products

High-density polyethylene, or HDPE, is a thermoplastic polymer that is made from petroleum. It is one of the most versatile plastics on the market and is used in a wide range of industries, including construction, medicine, consumer goods, and more. On top of being highly versatile, HDPE has many other beneficial properties, making it a […]

plastic profile extrusion die design

What to Consider in the Plastic Profile Extrusion Die Design Process

In the process of plastic profile extrusion, the molten polymer is passed through the die and takes on the shape of the die cavity. This die is responsible for shaping the thermoplastic and determines the product’s final dimensions and characteristics. As such an essential part of the process, it is crucial to make sure your […]

products made by extrusion

Exploring the Products Made By Extrusion

Plastic extrusion is an efficient, cost-effective manufacturing process that creates parts with all of the properties your application requires. The process has so many benefits, it is no surprise that various products in nearly all industries are made through extrusion. So, what are some common products made by extrusion? Let’s explore them. Benefits of Plastic […]

extruded pvc profiles

Are Extruded PVC Profiles Right for You?

PVC is a common polymer that possesses many beneficial properties, and with both rigid and flexible options, it is no wonder this polymer is used in a wide range of industries. From the construction industry to the automotive industry and more, PVC products are found everywhere. While extruded PVC profiles are common, they may not […]

rigid plastic extrusion profiles

Properties and Applications of Rigid Plastic Extrusion Profiles

Rigid plastic extrusion profiles are used in many industries, including automotive, showers, recreational vehicles, construction, and medical applications. These extrusions tend to be very strong and durable, however, depending on the extrusion method, they can have other properties. For example, rigid plastic extrusion profiles can be co-extruded with a flexible polymer in order to yield […]

medical grade plastic tubing

Creating Medical Grade Plastic Tubing Through Tubing Extrusion

Many medical applications require tubing, including IVs, oxygen tubing, catheters, and more. This medical grade plastic tubing is commonly created through the tubing extrusion process, where a molten polymer is pushed through a die in order to create the desired shape. Various polymers are used to create these products depending on their applications. In this […]

in house tooling

The Benefits of Working with An Extruder That Has In-House Tooling Capabilities

In-house tooling capabilities are advantageous in many ways, including lower costs and better-quality products. Manufacturers who have in-house tooling capabilities can create extrusion dies and other tools needed to complete the plastic profile extrusion job without costly shipping or poor communication. The Advantages of In-House Tooling Increased Quality When you choose to outsource your tooling […]

extruded thermoplastics

Exploring Custom Extruded Thermoplastics: What is Right for Your Application

With so many various custom extruded thermoplastics on the market, it may be difficult to know which one is the right fit for your specific application. Various factors need to be considered when choosing a thermoplastic for your application, including the properties of the thermoplastic and the type of environment your product will be subject […]