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Rigid Plastic Tubing

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Frequently, said tubing must comply with FDA, NSF or UL requirements. Industries where rigid plastic tubing is often employed include: medical, plumbing, mining, gas transmission and beverage. Read More…

Rigid Plastic Tubing Tubing is a non-reinforced, extruded cylinder of any size. Rigid plastic tubing is a type of tubing extruded from plastics that can be used in applications where tubing needs to be stiff and unbendable.
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Leading Manufacturers

Southampton, PA  |  800-506-3924

A leading manufacturer and fabricator of flexible plastic tubing and hose, we produce and stock large quantities of a wide variety of materials, including PVC, polyurethane, silicone, nylon and many more.

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NewAge® Industries, Inc. $$$

Cleveland, OH  |  440-238-3009

GSH is a manufacturer of plastic, extruded, nylon, polycarbonate and polyethylene tubing. We serve a variety of industries with our products, including automotive, consumer, electrical and marine.

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GSH Industries, Inc. $$$

Milwaukee, WI  |  414-332-8133

At Absolute Custom Extrusions, we specialize in plastic tubing, while providing custom plastic extrusions and profiles. Products include distributor tubes, hot or cold water tubes, automotive tubing, medical tubing, shipping tubes and golf club tubes.

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Absolute Custom Extrusions, Inc. $$$

Middlesex, NJ  |  800-229-3338

Petro specializes in plastic tubing, offering custom extruded tubing, coiling & angle cutting. Our clear & color plastic tubing is available in Polycarbonate, Acrylic & PE-PP-Nylon.

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Petro Extrusion Technologies, Inc. $$$

Johns Creek, GA  |  770-777-8540

We are a leading custom extruder of plastic shrink tubing, flexible as well as rigid tubing and profiles. Pexco offers tubing in a wide range of standard and custom colors in a multitude of material options like Polysulfone, PVC, polyurethane, nylon and more. We use state-of-the-art machinery and perform secondary operations on site, such as drilling, slotting, notching, etc. Pexco is ISO 9001 certified.

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Pexco $$$

St. Charles, IL  |  630-584-8282

If you are in search of quality plastic tubing then you have found the company that can meet your needs. We have a wide variety of stock plastic tubing items and our solutions are very reliable.

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Polytec Plastics, Inc. $$$
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Materials from which rigid plastic tubing is made include: acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS), cellulose acetate butyrate (CABS), polyvinyl deneflo (PVDF), PET polyester, polypropylene: HO, polypropylene: CO, polyvinyl, polystyrene crystal, acrylic and polyvinyl chloride rigid. Some of these materials are thermoplastics.

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A thermoplastic is a type of plastic material (polymer) that becomes moldable or pliable above a specific temperature, then solidifies upon cooling. This means the plastic can be melted and remolded into a new shape without harm to its molecular structure. This aids in the shaping of rigid plastic tubing, which generally can be extruded into round, oval, triangular, rectangular, square or custom shapes.

Tubing can be designed with other custom specifications as well, such as sizing, coloring and thickness. Tubing can take on a wide array of solid colors, and can also be made multi-colored, translucent or clear. Each coloring choice has its own advantage. For example, clear tubing is important for fluid handling operations in which the flow must be monitored.

Solid color tubes can be usefully employed in applications involving multiple tubes that need different colors to help distinguish them as separate flow lines or cables. Translucent tubing provides partial light passage. This allows fluid to be monitored but still partially concealed from the outside world, which may be important in its regulation. Finally, multi-colored tubing is useful for decoration or indication applications. It may have a high gloss or matte finish, and it can comply with a wide range of wall thickness requests.

Additionally, rigid plastic tubing can be drilled, cut, machined, stamped, bent and bonded to other tubes. Rigid plastic tubing applications include: beverage tubing, cores, dip tubes, feeder tubes, filtration tubes, irrigation tubes, medical tubes, packaging tubes, sample tubes, shipping tubes and rigid plastic for structural applications.

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