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Plastic Tubes Manufacturers and Companies

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Are you looking for the most affordable plastic tubes? Let us help you in deciding which solutions are best and we offer same-day shipment. Our tubes are made from a variety of materials such as polyurethane, silicone, polyethylene and more. Our company has a commitment for going "green" and we wish to bring you the most energy efficient products. We are confident our green solutions are ideal for you. Contact us today for more information!
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We have supplied our customers with quality extrusions since 1973. Here at Polytec Plastics Inc we have a goal to manufacture the best plastic tubes and our company offers fast delivery at a reasonable price. Our duel-durometer extrusions are rigid as well as flexible. We offer solutions for plastic profiles, tubing, strips, rods, channels, graphic holders and co-extrusions. All of our products meet the Polytec Q-1 certification. Contact us today to learn more!
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We provide solutions for an expansive range of industries. We are the specialists of plastic tubes and all things tubing. From pre-prototype to post-production, we will accommodate your needs. We can serve all companies in American, Canada, Mexico and Europe. We are recognized as a leading plastic tubes manufacturer and we have the experience to get your projects done on time. If you have any questions then please visit our website or give us a call!
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We do plastic injection and tubing, plastic, aluminum and rubber fabrication including plastic tubes. Superior customer service, product knowledge, on-time delivery and competitive pricing since 1986 make us distinct from other manufacturing facilities. Call us today so that we can begin working for you.
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We are committed to providing top of the line plastic tubes that will go unmatched by the competition! Since our inception we have been dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our ever growing customer base around the world! We have made it our mission to ensure that you are receiving the best every time! For more information on what we may be able to do for you; visit our website today to learn more!
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Plastic Tubes

Plastic tubes are hollow shafts of plastic. They can be used to transport materials in liquid, gas and solid states (though most solids that pass through tubing are granulated or otherwise free-flowing). There are many possible plastic tubing fabrication materials, and different materials are chosen for different applications depending on the plastic's intended use.

Specific qualities of strength, reactivity, and transparency differ between varieties of plastic materials, varying the types of plastic tubes produced. Acrylic tubing, for example, is fairly durable, inexpensively manufactured and is often near-transparent. Polyvinyl carbonate (PVC) is often opaque and is widely used in plumbing applications for that reason, though it can be engineered to be near-transparent. Many other varieties of plastic are used to create tubing. High and low density polyethylene (HDPE and LDPE), polypropylene, polystyrene, PET, nylon, ABS and polyurethane are just a few examples. Major consumers of plastic tubing products include the healthcare products industry, heating and cooling products and services industries, municipalities, laboratories, home and garden products manufacturers, pool supply companies, petrochemical processing operations and farms. Plastic tubing is so widely used because of the versatility, easy manufacturing and relative low cost of plastic products compared to other materials. Glass tubing, for example, is heavier, more easily broken and more expensive.

There are several processes by which plastic tubing can be produced, but the most efficient method is plastic extrusion. Plastic extrusion is a thermoforming process; thermoforming involves heating a plastic and forming it. At the beginning of the extrusion process, a collection of raw plastic material, which is called stock, is gathered in a hopper. The hopper is placed above a conveyance channel into which the stock is released. Within the channel a large screw turns and moves the stock toward a die. Dies are specially designed shapes that form raw materials into usable products; a die for plastic tube extrusion is a plate with a hole and pin through which molten plastic is forced. The turning of the screw in the conveyance channel creates friction that, combined with heat generated by heating elements along the channel, causes the plastic to become molten. At that point, the molten plastic is forced through the hole in the die, taking that shape. When the plastic emerges on the other side of the die, it becomes a tube. It is allowed to cool and harden, at which point it can be cut to length and prepared for shipment or sent for further processing like labeling or painting.



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