Category: Extrusion

The basics of plastic extrusion: process, materials, applications featured image
Saturday February 27, 2021

Along with injection molding, plastic extrusion is one of the most widely used manufacturing processes for the forming of plastics, and the most widely used for thermoplastics. It is used to create objects with a continuous profile such as pipes, tubing, and door profiles. Thermoplastic extrusion in its current form has existed for almost a […]

The History and Future of Aluminum Extrusion featured image
Tuesday November 21, 2017

Aluminum is an essential element that is behind only silicon and oxygen in terms of its abundance in the earth’s crust. While materials like steel and copper have a longer use history, today aluminum is found in numerous applications across a wide swath of diverse industries. The History of Aluminum Aluminum ores had previously been […]