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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Thermoplastics

Businesses prefer many thermoplastic processing methods. When heated, this polymer is soft enough to form into useable parts. After it cools it retains its shape. Thermoplastics can be reheated...

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Black Anodize

Aluminum Anodizing  from Thermoprene produces electronic enclosures in many sizes and materials.  Extrusion is an inexpensive method for production of enclosures and lends itself well to the design of...

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Thin Wall Aluminum Tubing

This thin wall aluminum hex shape is produced in 6063-T5 aluminum alloy for construction of a larger honeycomb panel.  The profile is produced as a hex for strength and...

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Aluminum Precision Shape Extrusion

A cardinal rule, if not at least a guiding principal of profile aluminum extrusion design, is uniform wall thickness.  For processing reasons (flow, straightness, tolerances) shapes with uniform wall...

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Aluminum Extrusion Mating Parts

This aluminum extrusion is an example of producing a large part with multiple hollows from a single, repeating, self-mating profile.  The overall shape is approximately a 6″ round, with...

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Aluminum Extrusion Heavy Shapes

Thermoprene has the ability to run heavy shapes for applications where wall thickness, aesthetics, or secondary operations require more land to the material.  Heavy wall shapes need to be...

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Aluminum Heat Sink Extrusions

This extruded aluminum heat sink application is an example of a very small part, produced with a nominal wall thickness of .028″.  The cross sectional dimension is approximately 1″,...

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Extruded Aluminum Enclosures

Thermoprene produces extruded aluminum electronic enclosures from rigid plastics, such as PVC and ABS, but aluminum extrusions are most common for these applications.  Most enclosures are produced with screw...

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Color Anodizing

Thermoprene offers many secondary finishing options including colored anodizing and special effects.  Gold, green, red, blue and among the special colors we can achieve in addition to the more...

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Extruded Aluminum

Aluminum is a durable, lightweight metal. It can be strengthened by the process of extrusion, in which it’s pushed through a die and comes out in long, shaped strips....

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