Featured Manufacturer: Spiratex
Founded in 1955, the Spiratex Company has serviced the custom thermoplastic extrusion industry for over 60 years. Today, as an employee-owned company, Spiratex prides itself on its exemplary work ethic and dedication to problem solving in all industries. It is their goal to make things easy for the customer and their ambition to be known as the experts among extruders.
As a leader in Ram and screw extrusion of engineered plastics, Spiratex pioneered the extrusion process for UHMW/PE, setting industry standards around the world. Along with custom thermoplastic material blends, Spiratex can extrude complex shapes and sizes that other companies cannot.
As the company has partnered with various material suppliers to develop and test new extrusion-grade resins, they know exactly how materials will perform. Their expertise allows them to ensure quality meets their high standards and exceeds their customers’ expectations.
Spiratex extrusions have a higher quality finish because they have been perfecting the process for over 60 years. You won’t see any ram lines or imperfections in their product. They have over 130 extrusion machines which allow us to run your part faster, 24 hours a day.
Spiratex don’t just specialize in custom work, they’re also experts in developing custom solutions. From complex shapes to unique sizes, the company uses their expertise to create a durable, high quality design that will last you for years to come.
Cost Efficient Solutions
Spiratex will build your tooling with a one-time fee. Over time that fee pays for itself in lower maintenance and replacement costs. Your part fits perfectly and adds value to your total product. They have manufacturing capabilities with over 20 plastic materials. With this wide range of choices, Spiratex can help you determine the most cost effective and efficient material for your project.
High Quailty Materials
Spiratex has both ram extrusion and screw extrusion capabilities, allowing them to design and extrude your tubing or profile with virtually any thermoplastic polymer, including:
- ABS - Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
- CAB - Cellulose acetate butyrate
- PVDF - Polyvinylidene difluoride
- PVC - Polyvinyl chloride
- HDPE- High density polyethylene
- LLDPE- Linear low density polyethylene
- UHMW/PE - Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene
Products from OEM
OEM Industrial has all standard profiles in stock. However, upon request, Spiratex can extrude custom plastic tubing to your exact specifications for all engineered plastics.
Spiratex has also developed a line of standard conveyor components, including aluminum and stainless steel guide rails. OEM provides a variety of side rails, chain supports, cable guides and lane dividers.