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Your Guide To Polycarbonate

Posted by on Jan 8, 2021 in Blog posts | 0 comments

Your Guide To Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate can be thought of as somewhat similar to glass. It’s a transparent material that can be extruded to create a number of commercial products. Some of the most popular include bulletproof glass, eyeglass lenses, PPE, and exterior lighting fixtures.  This material is used in situations where strength and impact-resistance are required. Polycarbonate is a strong material that is resistant to both high temperatures and impact. Many prefer to use polycarbonate instead of traditional...

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The Process of Plastic Extrusion

Posted by on Dec 22, 2020 in Blog posts | 0 comments

The Process of Plastic Extrusion

The process of plastic extrusion at Keller Plastics involves the heating of polymeric compounds to the point of melting, at which point they are pressed through a die that is attached to the front of the extruder. Plastic extrusions can be made into many shapes. A conveyance system at the end of the line allows the profile to be boxed. The specifications of an individual job request will determine the precise sort of compound...

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Products Produced With Plastic Extrusion

Posted by on Dec 22, 2020 in Blog posts | 0 comments

Products Produced With Plastic Extrusion

When melted plastic is forced into a die to create plastic profiles, the resulting products are known as plastic extrusions. The type of plastic preferred by manufacturers is known as thermoplastics. These are ideal for plastic extrusion as this type of material can be easily melted and cooled down into a new form without compromising its strength. The most common types of thermoplastics used by plastic extrusion manufacturers are PVC, polypropylene, ABS, Polycarbonate, and...

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