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What Is Plastic Extrusion?

What Is Plastic Extrusion?

Have you ever wondered how composite windows, vinyl fencing, or freezer gaskets are made? These products and many others are produced using a high-volume manufacturing process called plastic extrusion.

An extruder is the…

Customer Service in Plastic Extrusion

Customer Service in Plastic Extrusion

Don’t you just love good customer service?  We all do.  There is nothing like walking away from a business transaction and thinking, “I can’t wait to do business with that vendor or person again.”  Our goal is to have world-class service and to make it so when you think plastic extrusion:…

Plastics Extrusion 3D Printing

Plastics Extrusion 3D Printing

In February of 2014 we posted some brief comments about Preferred Plastic’s interest in 3D printing and the opportunities it could bring to our customers and our industry. Well, we are pleased to announce the addition of our Makerbot Replicator Z18 3D printer that will be used to help Preferred…

Effect of Chemical Exposure On Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)

The following list is a general reference guide for

Why PVC For Your Next Extrusion

Why PVC For Your Next Extrusion

Polyvinyl chloride (also known as vinyl or PVC) is a very versatile thermoplastic that is utilized in the production of lots of products that consumers encounter in everyday life and many more that are encountered less frequently, but are nevertheless very important…

Plastics for High-Temperature Applications

Question: What material can a product be constructed of in order to withstand damage, abuse, harsh conditions, low temperatures, high temperatures, and everything in between?

Answer: Plastic.

Okay, we may be biased, but we truly believe that plastics…

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