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Plastics Recycling Affected by Low Virgin Resin Prices

Plastic extrusions, which are commonly completed using recycled plastics, are seeing a change in the focus on which materials are being used due to low prices of virgin resins.  This is causing challenges in the plastics recycling industry and may affect the choices...

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Why Choose Extrudex?

If you are looking for a manufacturer to bring your plastic extrusion design to life, then you have a lot to consider.  From their track record to their commitment to customers and access to materials, there can be a lot to think through before signing a contract. ...

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Santoprene™, a Versatile Extrusion Solution

Santoprene™ is one of the most widely used materials today in the extrusion industry.  This thermoplastic vulcanizate (TPV) is a popular option due to the easy ability to manufacture it.  Here are just a few reasons that Santoprene™ is one of the most versatile...

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How It Works – 3D Printing

Extrusion technology is an important part of the 3D printing technology that is becoming so popular today.  Consumers can now purchase a 3D printer and can have fun creating their own multi-dimensional project, but this technology is also being used widely in the...

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Extrusion Profiles Used in LED Lighting

With the prevalence of LED lighting in residential and commercial applications, having parts that can make installation easy has become a high priority.  The extrusion profiles used for lighting installations offer an ease to electricians and landscapers who use these...

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Step-By-Step: The Polycarbonate Extrusion Process

We often think about the results and not the process. Extruded plastic is ever present in today's world, but most people have no idea what it takes to produce extruded plastic pieces.  The technology behind the process involves some of the most amazing techniques and...

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Plastic Extrusion Tolerances

When you are considering ordering a custom manufactured part, one question that always comes up is the level of tolerance.  What is tolerance in manufacturing?  Tolerance is the amount of size away from the ideal that is acceptable in final production.  Simply put, it...

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Polymer Extrusion Facts

Polymer extrusions, plastic extrusions. . . there are so many terms that are used in the plastic manufacturing field. If you have ever wondered about polymer extrusions, what they are and how they are processed, then here are a few quick facts that you will be happy...

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Design Qualities That Make FleX-J Unique

Before our flexible j-channel product was introduced to the market, we took the time to understand and identify the characteristics that make a difference to our end users.  We wanted to offer a product that would offer the highest level of performance and design. ...

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Try Out The Newest Extruded Plastic Parts!

Just like any industry, plastic extrusion technology changes and grows on an almost daily basis. Each new development in plastic technology creates a situation where both business owners and consumers benefit with new developments that make life and business easier....

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