Plastic extrusion produces a variety of plastic products often in complex shapes from a wide range of materials. It is plastics great properties that often make it a favourable material for many applications. For the purpose of this blog entry we will consider plastics flexibility.
Plastic extrusions of both tubes and profiles can be manufactured to different states of rigidity and hardness. Flexible tubes and pipes can also be cut to required length.
This flexibility within plastic has therefore made it a very manageable and favourable material. For example plastic is commonly used within a variety of industry’s, creating products like piping, packaging, guttering and much more.
This has meant that plastic has replaced more traditional materials like wood, stone, metal and so on. Of course it is worth noting that it is not just plastics flexible properties that make it a popular material. Plastic is also regarded as cost effective and versatile among other things.