General Manufacturing and Industrial

General Manufacturing and Industrial

About General Manufacturing and Industrial Plastics

Performance plastics are a great choice for any manufacturing operation. They provide numerous advantages compared to traditional materials like metal. For starters, they're lightweight which makes them easier to transport and handle. Plus, they're incredibly durable and can hold up well under extreme conditions. And, even better, performance plastics are much more cost-effective than metal, making them a great choice for any budget.

When it comes to performance plastics there are several varieties to choose from, such as polycarbonate, polyethylene terephthalate, and PVC. Each type has its own unique properties and can be used for a variety of different applications. Polycarbonate, for example, is often used in the automotive industry because of its strength and durability. PVC, on the other hand, is ideal for plumbing and electrical applications because of its flexibility and resistance to corrosion. With so many advantages and applications, it's no wonder performance plastics are becoming increasingly popular in the manufacturing world.


  • Bushings and bearings
  • Electrical insulators
  • Gears, manifolds, pulleys, cams
  • Rollers
  • Patterns
  • Parts carriers
  • Structural parts
  • Electrical insulators
  • Guards and safety shields
  • Parts carriers
  • Dunnage
  • Sheaves
  • Slide pads
  • Sprockets
  • Valve components
  • Corner tracks, rails, bumpers
  • Wheels
  • Housings
  • Chain guides, machine guards, wear strips
  • Housings
  • Seals and gaskets
  • Star wheels
  • Valve components
  • Windows
  • Shaft collars


  • Acetal (POM)
  • Acetate (AC)
  • Acrylonitrile-ButadieneStyrene (ABS)
  • Acrylic (PMMA)
  • Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC)
  • Glycol Modified Polyester Terephthalate (PETG)
  • High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
  • Nylon/Cast Nylon (PA)
  • Phenolics (Industrial Thermosets)
  • Plastic Lumber
  • Poly-Imide (PI)
  • Polyamide-Imide (PAI)
  • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
  • Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Polyetheretherketone (PEEK)
  • Polyester films
  • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET/ PETE)
  • Polyphenylene Sulfide (PPS)
  • Polypropylene (PP)
  • Polysulfone (PSU)
  • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
  • Polyurethane (PU/PUR)
  • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
  • Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)
  • Silicone (SI)
  • Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMW-PE)

Advantages May Include

  • Lightweight (easier to handle, store and less Reliable, durable, long-lasting
  • Easy to fabricate
  • May eliminate the need for additional lubrication
  • Excellent electrical properties
  • Lightweight
  • Quiet
  • Minimizes wear on mating metal parts
  • High strength-to-weight ratio
  • Excellent surface appearance
  • Impact and abrasion resistant
  • Machinability and weldability
  • Chemical and corrosion resistant
  • Cost effective
  • Excellent bearing and wear

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