Plastic Extrusion: The Five Elements of Quality Control

Posted on: September 9, 2021

Thermoplastic extrusion is often an ideal solution for customized parts. Whether it’s for window exteriors or automotive parts, you need to have confidence in the end-to-end process in order to provide value to your products and customers. As widely adopted as plastic extrusion is, it’s important that manufacturers understand how to evaluate the quality control …

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Capability Spotlight: Dual-Durometer and Tri-Extrusion

Posted on: August 10, 2021

Capability Spotlight: Dual-Durometer and Tri-Extrusion Selecting the appropriate plastic extrusion process yields more functional products, and it’s critical to identify which capabilities are required to achieve the desired outcome. When plastic extrusion companies offer advanced capabilities to enhance performance and function, their clients can procure superior products that significantly reduce assembly costs down the line.  …

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Reshoring Extruded Parts Production to Strengthen Your Supply Chain

Posted on: June 10, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the many challenges that took manufacturers by surprise was the supply chain disruption it caused. According to Ernst & Young, 57% of companies reported serious disruptions, with 72% reporting a negative effect and companies in the automotive and industrial products sectors typically hit hardest. With the supply chain disruptions …

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Plastic Injection Molding or Plastic Extrusion—What Do I Want?

Posted on: May 12, 2021

Of the two most prevalent methods for producing plastic products, when shopping for a vendor how do you know which process is best for your project? You have a project requiring a plastic part, but you’re not sure how to get it made. You can find vendors, but they all offer various methods for producing …

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Three Questions to Make Sure a Plastic Extrusion Supplier Can Provide the Part You Need

Posted on: March 30, 2021

If you’re like most people, when you need a plastic part created for a product, your primary concern is just getting it, so you can get production rolling and get your product out to your customers. But once you’ve found a supplier, you need to be sure it’s the right supplier to produce your part. …

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What is Plastic Extrusion?

Posted on: May 18, 2020

Plastics extrusion, in a basic technical definition, is the transformation of a solid plastic mass into a shape that can be used as produced or converted into usable products. For plastic extrusion services, trust Custom Profiles Incorporated. Call our technicians at 229-423-2929 or contact us online. Plastic Extrusion & What It Does Custom Profiles Incorporated …

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Bottleshower – The Emergency Shower From a Bottle

Posted on: March 30, 2015

Designed specifically for the needs of aid agencies, emergency services and the military, Bottleshower enables people to shower or wash anywhere from a single bottle of water using a compact showerhead, multiplying the flow duration by up to 10 times. On the product, the ‘Tap’ head is for general washing and makes one litre of water flow …

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A Faster, Sharper Way to 3D Print

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Many consumer and commercial 3D printers work off of a system called stereolithography (SLA, for short), which was first patented in 1986. The machines use UV light to harden thin layers of resin one by one. The object needs to lift off of the platform before the printer can move on to the next layer. …

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MakerBot Now In Over 300 Sam’s Club Stores

Posted on: March 27, 2015

“I truly believe that having the opportunity to learn about 3D printing first-hand is a big step towards a better understanding of the technology. By expanding our retail presence into Sam’s Club, we’re providing opportunities to reach professionals, entrepreneurs and small business owners and show them the power of 3D printing. Offering MakerBot Replicator Desktop 3D printers in …

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