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How To Explain Extrusion When They Ask

  Ask any layman if they know what extrusion looks like and they will give you a quizzical look.  Trying to explain extrusion is like teaching a foreign language to your friends and family.  You might want to start by giving them some real-world...

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3 Tips To Make FleX-J Installs Easy

FleX-J by Extrudex revolutionized the way j-channels work on round and other geometrically shaped windows and door frames. Before flexible J-channels, the process for bending the material was an incredible headache. Watch a YouTube video about bending j-Channel and...

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Design Important for Extrusion Technologies

From Plastics News, “Design has really rocketed to the forefront of a business strategy,” said Mark Dziersk, managing direct of Lunar, at the Plastic Caps & Closures 2016 conference in Chicago this September. “Design creates impact.”While Extrudex is...

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Call Extrudex for Heat Welding Projects

Looking for a capable, reliable plastic extrusion company who can also handle your heat welding needs? You will find just that at Extrudex. There are many reasons to work with us on your heat welding project, including: • We are experts in the process of heat welding....

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Plastic and the Future of Automotive Design

You may not immediately associate the future of automotive design with plastics—but they are actually very closed aligned. As consumers place greater demands on premium automobile finishes and more functional interior spaces, designers are turning to plastics to make...

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Do We Still Need Injection Screws?

Recently, there has been quite a bit of discussion around injection screws and their role in the plastic extrusion operation and process.  While conventional wisdom has dictated that injection screws are necessary in order to get the plastic into processing, new...

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Plastics Provide Protection to Military

Plastics are now being used for much more than just soda bottles and packaging.  In fact, some of the newest plastics technology is protecting United States troops and will be provided as more of a standard offering beginning in 2019. This new technology, using...

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Polycarbonate Tube and Extrusions Offer Distinct Benefits

Polycarbonate tube and polycarbonate extrusions offer benefits in terms of applications that many other materials simply can’t offer.  This material, known for its clear, see-through, characteristics is one of the best options for customers who need specifically...

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3D Printing Expands Extrusion Industry

Three dimensional printing is set to take consumer manufacturer products by storm.  Having access to the ability to actually produce a product in your home using a 3D printer may cause a tectonic shift in how many consumers get access to items.  Check out these ways...

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New Technology Converts GM Employee Bottles into Parts

The automotive industry is now getting some of the most well used parts from a new technology that allows plastic bottles to be recycled into a variety of engine parts.  Water bottles are now being collected by General Motors at several of their facilities and being...

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