Polyethylene Tubing Manufacturers and Companies

IQS Directory provides an extensive list of polyethylene tubing manufacturers and suppliers. Utilize our website to review and source polyethylene tubing manufactures with our easy-to-use features which allow you to locate polyethylene tubing companies that will design, engineer, and manufacturer polyethylene tubing for your exact specifications. Our request for quote forms make it easy to connect with leading polyethylene tubing manufacturers. View company profiles, website links, locations, phone number, product videos, customer reviews, product specific news articles and other production information. We are a leading manufacturer directory who will connect you with the right manufacturers whether you are looking for polyethylene plastic tubing, polyethylene irrigation tubing, or clear polyethylene tubing.

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    PTFE tubing is a special formula of plastic tubing that has uses in many different industries. Industries like chemical processing, food and beverage production, medical research, printing, biotech, water treatment, and many others can benefit from the unique properties that PTFE tubing provides. PTFE tubes are a special kind of plastic formulated to prevent reactions with chemicals, withstand high temperatures, and resist stress cracks and pressure. PTFE tubes are perfect for tubing needs where other tube materials would break down and crack under the stress or become eaten away by...

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  • Lightweight Polyethylene Tubing from NewAge® Industries Offers Strength and Durability; Meets Needs for Both Industrial and Food-Related Uses

    Zelite(TM) linear low density polyethylene tubing from NewAge Industries is now available to meet the application demands of both food and industrial uses. It offers ingredients that conform to FDA standards, is chemically inert and provides increased elasticity over other polyethylene tubing formulations. Applications include air and fluid transfer, food and beverage processing, wire jacketing and pneumatics. Zelite is lightweight and relatively low cost. Southampton, PA, November 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Available now from NewAge Industries is Zelite(TM) polyethylene tubing in linear low density formulation (LLDPE). This formulation provides enhanced resistance...

  • NewAge Industries Promotes from Within for Director of Sales Position; Responsibilities Include Sales Objectives, Productivity and Effectiveness

    NewAge Industries announces the promotion of Michael R. Allard to Director of Sales. A four-year employee, Allard previously held the role of Global Sales Manager for the company’s AdvantaPure(R) high purity products division. “Mike is a key asset to the company,” stated Ken Baker, CEO. “He has complete understanding of how we want to progress, both with product development and sales growth, and has the knowledge and strategic ideas to help us get there.” In his new position Allard will oversee sales for NewAge Industries’ industrial tubing and...

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Polyethylene Tubing

Polyethylene tubing products are hollow channels made of polyethylene plastic. Polyethylene is a durable, lightweight, flexible material that can be used for transporting liquids, gases and some granular or free-flowing solids between machinery, between supply trucks and storage containers and in many other applications. Polyethylene tubing, also known as poly tubing, is used in a very broad range of industrial, commercial and consumer products contexts.

Polyethylene is a versatile plastic and can be used to make tubing with walls as thin as soda bottles, or it can be used to make thick, break and crack-resistant tubing. It can be used in soda machines, municipal water systems, drainage systems, petrochemical processes and many more applications. The range of applications for which polyethylene tubing is used calls for an equally wide range of polyethylene varieties. The two main varieties are high and low-density polyethylene (HDPE and LDPE). High-density polyethylene is characterized by its thickness, strength and durability; it is used in the transportation of high-volumes of liquids or pressurized gasses. It is resistant to impact and can be corrosion-resistant. Low-density polyethylene is characterized by flexibility as opposed to HDPE’s rigidity. LDPE is more suitable in applications in which the tubing is moved frequently or is attached to equipment that is mobile.

Polyethylene, like all varieties of thermoplastics, can be fabricated through any one of several thermoforming processes. The most common method of plastic tubing fabrication is plastic extrusion. Plastic extrusion is the process by which a stock of raw plastic materials is melted, forced through a die and turned into a usable plastic product. The extrusion process begins with a collection of stock (raw plastic material) in a hopper suspended above a conveyance channel. The stock is directed into the conveyance channel, within which a long, turning screw pressurizes and moves the stock as it turns. As the stock progresses through the channel, the turning of the screw causes friction, which heats the stock. By the time it reaches the die, the combination of the friction and heat from electric heating elements along the channel causes the stock to melt. The die, which is a tool used for shape a raw material, is in the case of plastic tubing a large plate with a hole and pin; the molten stock is forced through the hole and emerges on the other side of the die as a newly extruded plastic tube. Once shaped, the new tubing is allowed to cool and harden. It is then cut to length and prepared for shipment or additional processing.

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