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Plastic Sheets

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of plastic sheet manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top plastic sheets manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find plastic sheet companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture plastic sheets to your companies specifications. Then contact the plastic sheet companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of plastic bed sheets, moldable plastic sheets, vacuum forming plastic sheets, or customized plastic sheets of every type, this is the resource for you.

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We offer plastic sheets made from a variety of materials including polyethylene, polypropylene as well as many others. Our skilled teams of designers and engineers will work side by side with you in order to come up with a product that will most perfectly suit your needs. There is no job that we cannot handle and we love challenges! To learn more about what we may be able to do for you, get in touch with us today!
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Since 1985 we have been providing the highest quality customer service in the industry. Through the years we have remained a family owned and operated business dedicated to treating each and every customer as if they were a part of our family. We specialize in working with all types of plastics and we are sure to have plastic sheets to fit your needs! To learn more about how we may be able to assist you get in touch with our company today!
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When it comes to plastic sheets, no one does them like we do! Our plastic sheets come in all shapes and sizes so we are sure have exactly what you need! We strive to keep our rates low and competitive to keep you coming back to us for all of your plastics needs. We have customer service representatives standing by to take your questions and concerns. Visit our website or email us today! We look forward to working with you!
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Plastic sheets are our specialty! It has been our goal to ensure that our products remain on the leading edge of innovation at all times because we know that technology is important to our clients. We will work closely with you to come up with a product that will fit your exact specifications! Get in touch with our customer service division today to learn more about our company and what we may do for you!
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Through honesty, integrity and good old fashion hard work we are dedicated to providing the plastic sheets that you need. We offer on time delivery in order to ensure that you are getting your product right when you need it most. We are able to custom design many of our products and offer many different styles and sizes to meet your needs. Visit our website today or send us a personalized email with your questions and concerns!
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Plastic Sheets

Extruded plastic sheets are an essential part of the plastic fabrication industry, since most thermoforming processes use plastic sheeting of various gauges as a raw material. Consumer products, packaging, plastic containers and many other industries use plastic sheets in thermoforming processes such as vacuum forming, pressure forming and inline thermoforming. The automotive, aerospace, petrochemical, food and marine industries use raw, thick gauged plastic sheets and blocks to machine industry-specific parts.

Plastic sheets are used as signage, and clear acrylic and Plexiglas sheets make excellent windows, large picture frames, barriers and point of purchase displays. Plastic sheeting is extruded the same way plastic channels and profiles are, with an additional end process. Plastic pellets or flakes are fed into a hopper that then feeds the raw plastic into a screw conveyor. The screw conveyor shears and pushes the material along, heating and "plasticizing" the pellets into molten plastic. As the conveyor continues to turn, molten plastic is pushed out through a flat die. Instead of being instantly cooled, the flat shape is pulled and stretched by grips into wider sheets, which are then fed into a series of round metal cooling "calenders" and are ultimately wound onto spools. Thicker gauge sheets are cut and stacked flat, ready to be thermoformed into shapes. Dies can also be round, so that as the plastic is extruded through the conveyor its tube shape is sheared in half, and both top and bottom are stretched into flat sheets separately. Sometimes additives and coating resins are added to the surface of the plastic sheet during the calendering process.


Plastic sheets may be fabricated from a number of different plastic materials, including HDPE, LDPE, PETG, PVC, polypropylene, polystyrene, vinyl and acrylic; different applications call for different properties of strength, flexibility, hardness, corrosion resistance and color, which is why so many styles of plastic have been created. Some industries use plastic sheets with minor alterations for applications such as cutting boards, business signs, Plexiglas windows and silk-screening. Vacuum and pressure forming plastics manufacturers, however, choose plastic sheets with fine to medium gauges to be further processed into three dimensional products. Vacuum formed products are made by heating a plastic sheet until it is flexible, then introducing a male mold underneath the plastic sheet and vacuuming the heated plastic sheet to the mold so it takes the mold's exact shape. The pressure forming process is identical, except that a female mold is introduced and the heated plastic sheet is vacuumed into it. Blister packs and many packaging items are fabricated this way, as well as disposable utensils, containers, bathtubs and showers, marine seats and parts and all other hollow, shaped plastic parts made for industrial, commercial and residential use.

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