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Thermoplastic VS. Thermoset – What Does the Mining Industry Use?

When it comes to industrial plastics, there are two main types: thermoplastic polymers and thermoset polymers. Thermoplastics can be melted down and reused, while thermoset plastics cannot. Thermoset plastics are more durable than thermoplastics but are also more expensive. So, which material is used in the mining industry? What is Thermoplastic? Thermoplastic is a type ...
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Urethane Parts in Material Handling

To maintain a seamless supply chain, material handling includes various tools and systems that help with inventory management, warehouse management, and product processing and sorting. Durable material handling equipment is crucial to getting products out of your factory and to clients on time. Polyurethane material, mainly in thermoplastic polyurethane and polyurethane foams, is one of ...
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Urethane Parts in the Automotive Industry

Urethane and polyurethane have permeated many industries, including the automotive industry. For the last decade, polyurethane has moved from the aerospace niche to a mainstay in manufacturing vehicle parts and accessories. For its resilience and weight, polyurethane has found itself in many demanding applications in the automotive industry. This material has a growing number of ...
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Urethane Parts in the Oil and Gas Industry

With the demanding nature of the oil and gas industry, parts that are used in this sector have to be able to meet high standards. The parts must also withstand various conditions, including extreme temperatures, high pressures, and harsh chemicals. Urethane parts are often used in the oil and gas industry because they can meet ...
Urethane Rod

A Guide to Using Urethane Rod and Urethane Bar Stock

Are you looking for a stronger, tougher, and more reliable alternative to rubber and plastics? If you work in industrial spaces and are looking for high-performance products and components, then urethane rods and bars might just be the solution for you. Capable of withstanding heavy-duty use, wear, tear, and abrasion, polyurethane bars and rods are ...
Urethane Sheets

Urethane Sheets: Why Buying Online Can Save You Time!

Uniflex offers a wide range of urethane sheets, which you can cut to custom sizes and use for a variety of purposes. Urethane is an extremely durable material that can withstand heavy use and repeated impact. It is also deformation-resistant, making it ideal for high wear applications. Our online store makes it easy to find ...
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Urethane Sheets and Industrial Applications

Urethane sheets are versatile products that can be used in a variety of industrial applications. They are made from polyurethane, which is a synthetic polymer known for its durability and strength. It is far from a traditional material. Open cast urethane sheets can be used in the manufacturing, construction, and automotive industries, plus others that ...
The Uniflex Guide to Urethane Sheets

The Uniflex Guide to Urethane Sheets 

No matter what kind of project or use you need it for, you can’t go wrong with polyurethane sheeting. It works for all sorts of applications and comes in a wide array of colors and durometers, making it one of the most versatile materials available. Manufactured from thermoset urethane material, polyurethane flat sheet stock cannot ...
10 Facts About Food Grade Urethane

10 Facts About Food Grade Urethane

Over the last 50 years, nearly everything about food has undergone a significant change – how we cook it, buy it, eat it, raise it, grow it, and package it. The modern food and beverage industry is much more focused on sanitation, hygiene and safety in their production, packaging, and distribution practices to eliminate the ...