Dielux PTFE Filled Copolymer Delrin Sheet Rods

Delrin sheet and rods come in many forms, filled and unfilled. Dielux is a PTFE acetal (filled copolymer) known for the outstanding durability and wear features. Often this material is used in the place of machined metal and plastics when …

What is injection moulding and how does injection moulding work?

Injection moulding along with extrusion ranks as one of the prime processes for producing plastic articles. It is a fast process and is used to produce large numbers of identical items from high precision engineering components to disposab…

Plastic Extruded Profiles Available in UHMW and MD-Nylon Materials

Slideways is the expert at providing extruded profiles. Profiles are available in UHMW, High temp UHMW, Oil filled UHMW MD-Nylon and PTFE (Teflon®). Rail covers and snap-ons are stocked in 10 and 20 foot lengths. Some are also stocked in 1…

UHMW-PE Oil Filled

UHMW-PE (ultra high molecular weight polyethylene) is an extremely tough and abrasion resistant thermoplastic that is used for applications that require durability and/or abrasive wear resistance. A subset of the thermoplastic polyethylene…

PC(Polycarbonate) Machine Grade

The characteristics of polycarbonate are quite like those of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA; acrylic), but transparency, excellent toughness, thermal stability and a very good dimensional stability make polycarbonate one of the most widely …

PTFE Sleeves/Tubing

PTFE (Polytetrafluoroethylene) The combination of chemical and physical properties of PTFE is a consequence of its true fluorocarbon structure. This unusual structure leads to a material which has an almost universal chemical inertness; co…

Plastic Extrusion Screw Design and Types of Extrusion Process

Plastics extrusion is a high-volume manufacturing process in which raw plastic is melted and formed into a continuous profile. Extrusion produces items such as pipe/tubing, weatherstripping, fencing, deck railings, window frames, plastic f…

Plastic Sheet - Polypropylene Sheet

Plastic sheeting (also known as plastic tarpaulin, tarp or polythene sheet) is a sheet of strong, fl exible, water resistant or waterproof material. Although different qualities exist, those suitable for humanitarian relief are made from p…

PTFE Barbell

Clear PTFE flexible straight barbell tongue ring. High quality body jewelry. PTFE, polytetrafluoroethylene, is flexible, Nickel free wire. It can be sterilized with autoclave. It is hospital grade, non toxic, allergy free material. PTFE is…

Food Grade Tubing

Vinyl tubing is clear and flexible and provides an economical means of fluid transfer in a variety of applications. PVC tubing exhibits excellent elongation and drape. It is typically used for lower pressure applications and for OEM design…

PTFE Forming and Fabrication - Working Speeds

When extreme tolerance must be specified, or when product shapes are very complex, or when just one or two prototypes are required, the machining of TEFLON@ PTFE resins becomes a logical means of fabrication. All standard operations-turnin…

Industrial Hoses - stainless steel braided hyperline PTFE Hose

The PTFE lined tube is smooth bore on the inside but convoluted on the outside, to combine the ease of assembly and high flow rates of a smooth bore hose with the flexibility and kink resistance of a convoluted hose in one product. Materia…

Fluoropolymer Monomer Properties

Fluoropolymer Monomer Synthesis: Tetrafluoroethylene;Hexafluoropropylene;Perfluoroalkyl Vinyl Ethers;Chlorotrifluoroethylene;Vinylidene Fluoride;Vinyl Fluoride. Properties of Tetrafluoroethylene Tetrafluoroethylene is a colorless, odorless…

Skiving Tubing / Pipe

Edge treatment of coil strip before it enters a tube and pipe mill, called skiving, is a rapidly advancing technology. Improving the coil edge before it is welded helps increase the quality of the seam join and helps prevent rejected tube …

The Difference between Polyurethane and Nylon Tubing

Trying to decide whether to purchase nylon tubing or polyurethane hoses for your pneumatic application? Understanding the differences in materials will enable you to make the right choice and significantly improve system performance. POLYU…

Hot Extruding Steel

During hot extrusion a round steel billet is pre-heated and, after leaving the furnace, is pushed through a forming die into a profile bar using a ram with an extrusion force of 2,200 t. Hot extruding offers substantial advantages in compa…

Polymer Extrusion & Injection Molding Process Comparison

Extrusion is widely used in various industries. The screw in the extruder rotates and develops sufficient pressure to force material to go through a die and produce products with desired geometry. Injection molding is the most commonly use…

Rotational Lining Solutions - PTFE Lining Machine

To protect unconventionally sized or shaped parts,rotational lining is the best solution. Using specialized materials and technology, we can bond a uniform,seamless polymer layer to the interior of virtually any metallic structure, regardl…

Types of Plastic Extrusion Process

The plastic extrusion process is broadly classified into seven different types depending upon the specific applications. (A) SHEET/FILM EXTRUSION In this extrusion process, the molten plastic material is extruded through a flat die. The co…

Types of extrusion and extrusion equipment

Extrusion is a compressive deformation process in which a block of metal is squeezed through an orifice or die opening in order to obtain a reduction in diameter and increase in length of the metal block. The resultant product will have th…

Plastic Extrusion Working Principle and Process Parameters

Extrusion is a high volume manufacturing process. The plastic material is melted with the application of heat and extruded through die into a desired shape. A cylindrical rotating screw is placed inside the barrel which forces out molten p…

What is Skiving ?

Skived PTFE Tape is made with Teflon™ fluoroplastic and a pressure sensitive silicone adhesive on one side. Skived PTFE tape is highly conformable with 300% elongation. PTFE tape features superior insulating strength, is non-stick, flexibl…

Film and Sheet Extrusion

In extrusion, thermoplastics are melted to a viscous mass in a screw and then pressed into shape through a shaping die. Machine parameters for the success with Effect pigments Masturbates or compounds are usually used to color the molten m…

Factors Affecting Extrusion

Shape is a determining factor in the part's cost and ease with which it can be extruded. In extrusion a wide variety of shapes can be extruded, but there are limiting factors to be considered. These include size, shape, alloy, extrusion ra…

Plastic Co-Extrusion

Coextrusion is the process of pressing two or more materials through the same die to produce a single piece. When multiple plastics are combined, the result can yield properties distinct from those of a single material. Coextrusion has ope…

Polymer Particle Structure

The particles of polymer produced in the dispersion polymerisation process are of the order of 0.2µm in size, whilst those from a granular polymerisation are hundreds of µm in size, built up from smaller particles.They are both highly crys…

Radiation and Industrial Polymers

With the advancement of industrialisation, pollution is a crucial problem for mankind. In the Green drive, i.e tomake the world pollution-free, radiation technology takes an important position. Nuclear radiation has made itsentry into many…

Radiation and Industrial Polymers Types of Reactions Involved

Radiation-initiated reactions can be categorically classified as two types: (1) crosslinking and scissionand (2) grafting and curing. Crosslinking is the intermolecular bond formation of polymer chains. Thedegree of crosslinking is proporti…

Fluoropolymer (PTFE) Hose Industrial Applications

Fluoropolymer hoses are widely used in chemical processing, chemical transfer, chemical filling, and compressed gas transfer/filling applications. Hoses are lined with PTFE, FEP or PFA and can be reinforced with a range of materials such a…

Extrusion Foaming of PTFE Fluorocarbon Resins

possess melt viscosities low enough for processing in melt extruders. Additionally, FEP and PFA are well suited for extrusion foaming while maintaining their. ​ INTRODUCTION SukoPTFE has developed patented technology for the compounding an…

Types of extrusion

Extrusion is a compressive deformation process in which a block of metal is squeezed through an orifice or die opening in order to obtain a reduction in diameter and increase in length of the metal block. The resultant product will have th…

Direct extrusion

Extrusion is a compressive deformation process in which a block of metal is squeezed through an orifice or die opening in order to obtain a reduction in diameter and increase in length of the metal block. The resultant product will have th…

The intricate process of plastic extrusion and what it makes

Plastic extrusion is one of the most popular practices in industries nowadays. When it comes to branding, there is a need to get access to a custom manufacturer. These plastic manufacturers will create amazingly designed plastics of all ki…

plastic extrusion and custom molding

Plastic extrusion has become quite a popular activity in industries and even technical schools are offering courses to enable individuals to get into this career. One of the fastest growing careers in the world is plastic and rubber mould …

Die Extrusion - Polymer Extrusion Process

Once a polymer has been melted, mixed and pressurised in an extruder, it is pumped through an extrusion die for continuous forming (after cooling and solidification) into a final product. The most common die types are flat, annular and pro…

Plastics Extrusion Working Principle & Process Parameters

Extrusion is a high volume manufacturing process. The plastic material is melted with the application of heat and extruded through die into a desired shape. A cylindrical rotating screw is placed inside the barrel which forces out molten p…

Plastic Extrusion Types of Extrusion Process

Plastics extrusion is a high-volume manufacturing process in which raw plastic is melted and formed into a continuous profile. Extrusion produces items such as pipe/tubing, weatherstripping, fencing, deck railings, window frames, plastic f…

Blow Moulding & Compression Moulding

Blow moulding is the process by which articles are formed by in ation of a molten resin to fill a mould cavity having the desired shape and dimensions.Compression moulding is the oldest technique for the production of polymer products,and …

Types of Hot Melt Extrusion

There are two types of extruders: single and twin screw extruders. Single screw extruders are primarily used for melting and conveying polymers to extrude them into continuous shapes, whereas twin screw extruders are used for melt-mixing p…

HME (Hot Melt Extrusion) Related Features

Rotation of the screws,There are two families of twin screw extruders,material selection is critical in the development of a successful product... Rotation of the screws creates distributive and dispersive mixing. Distributive mixing maxim…

Tube Plastic Extrusion Machine Process

Plastic extrusion of tube, hose and pipe is a steady-state process for converting a thermoplastic raw material to a finished or near-finished annular product. The raw material is usually in the form of plastic pellets or powder. The conver…

Extrusion Process

Extrusion is the process which is used to manufacture long as well as straight metal parts. In other words, extrusion process is used for the development of such objects that have a cross-sectional profile, which is fixed. With the use of …

Plastic Extrusion

Plastic extrusion is defined as a manufacturing process (high-volume), in which the raw plastic / raw plastic material is melted and then formed in a continuous profile. With this process various products can be manufactured such as pipe/t…

Drives And Motors

Drives system is an important part of the extrusion machine. It is very important to have the right kind of motor and drive combination that will help in saving energy and enable in improving the efficiency of the extrusion machine. Nearly…

Types Of Plastic Extruders

Plastic extruders are used to create a wide range of items, including plastic tubing, trims, seals, plastic sheets and rods. Extruder is the machine for producing more or less continuous lengths of plastic sections out of a selected type o…

Plastic Extrusion Machines

With technical knowledge and engineering skills plastic resin can be converted into any desired shape. Plastic is one such material which in its variety of designs and colours find widespread application in homes and industries. Industries…

Extrusion Materials

Extrusion is the most important process where a billet is pushed and / or drawn by way of die for creating rod, or pipe in a specific shape. This process is also used to develop vinyl (PVC), aluminum & other profiles / components that are …

Hydraulic Power Drives and Motors

A drive system that is different from the AC and DC drive, this drive does not require a transmission system. It consist of a constant speed AC motor driving a hydraulic pump which in turn drives a hydraulic motor and the associated contro…

Drives And Motors - DC drives

DC drive system has been in use for nearly a century now, with the first drive ever to be developed being claimed to be operated on direct current. DC drive is the speed control system of the DC motors. The basic DC drive control system he…

Drives And Motors - AC Drives

One of the most sought after device when stable speed is required, AC drive refers to the device used to control the speed of an AC motor. AC drives converts the AC power into an adjustable frequency, adjustable voltage output for controll…