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The polyethylene that we offer is some of the best in the industry! We are dedicated to a fabrication process that assures our customers receive the highest quality product possible. We boast a 50,000 square foot, state of the art facility located in Mobile, Alabama that contains our warehousing and manufacturing space. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you get in touch with us today via telephone or email!
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Our polyethylene cannot be beat! We were established in 1985 and ever since then we have been providing top of the line goods and services to an ever growing customer base worldwide. It is one of our main goals to see that each and every customer is treated like number one in hopes of exceeding customer expectation 100% of the time. For more information on what we can do for you, get in touch with our customer service division today!
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In addition to our polyethylene we also manufacture products made out of polypropylene, delrin and a variety of other plastic materials. If it's plastic, we are the experts! We will work closely with you to ensure that you are receiving the best treatment possible. It is our goal that we are able to provide products made only of the highest quality raw materials. To learn more about what we may be able to do for you visit our website today!
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Polyethylene is only one type of plastic material that we work with! We are also familiar with PVC, delrin, thermoplastics as well as many others! If you need a solution to your plastic related issue; allow our skilled engineers to work with you to come up with a customized product sure to fit your every need. For more information on how to get started with our company visit our website or send a personalized email to our staff today!
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We have the polyethylene that you can count on to withstand the tests of time to provide lasting value. We manufacture unique plastic solutions for industries worldwide including medical, retail, industrial as well as a broad variety of others! We are committed to providing excellence in every aspect of our business. Come see what we can do for you! Get in touch with our customer service representatives by telephone or email today!
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Polyethylene


Polyethylene is a thermoplastic, meaning it becomes pliable when heated and rigid when cooled. This particular polymer is synthesized from long chains of ethylene monomers that are composed of carbon and hydrogen and form double covalent bonds in a number of structural configurations. Because it is available in many forms, polyethylene is the most commonly used plastic. Annual production rates for this plastic alone are approximately eighty million metric tons. Such a large number is necessary to accommodate the incredible diversity of objects made from polyethylene. It is found in bottles, packaging sheets, shower curtains, pipes, wire insulation, plastic bags and containers, bulletproof vests, artificial knees and hip replacement components, flooring, storage and more. Resistant to water, acids, alkalis, solvents and chemical corrosion, polyethylene is popular in automotive, packaging, transport, medical, pharmaceutical, food and chemical processing, entertainment and electronics industries, to name a few. While this plastic is non-biodegradable, it is recyclable; it can be melted, remolded and rehardened numerous times. Additionally, researchers have been developing new techniques aimed at synthesizing polyethylene from components found in sugarcane in order to create bioplastics.

While bioplastics continue to be studied, most polyethylene is synthesized from ethylene, though several different methods for this are possible. Radical polymerization, anionic addition polymerization, ion coordination polymerization and cationic polymerization are all used in the production of PE through heat and pressurization. As each process results in a slightly different type of polyethylene, the plastics are classified based on density and branching or crystallization. The three main categories are high-density polyethylene, which has a melting point in the range of 120 to 130°C, low-density polyethylene, which melts at around 115°Celsius and finally medium-density polyethylene. In total there are ten different divisions including ultra high density and very low density, but the main three will often suffice. These polymer resins are formed into plastic rods, sheets and films through injection molding, casting and extrusion. While stock forms such as these may sometimes be used as the finished product, most will undergo additional operations. Secondary processes employed on plastic materials such as these include drilling, welding, fastening, turning, milling and precision machining. It is important to consider both the manufacturing processes and finish product when selecting a polymer.

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