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Not All Plastic Suppliers Are Created Equal

Not All Plastic Suppliers Are Created Equal

Big Differences Between Plastic Suppliers

While you can purchase a piece of plastic from many different suppliers, there are some significant differences between these suppliers. Some of the main differences are in the manufacturers and the materials that you get supplied. High quality Simona PVC rod machined to finished part

We see a wide range of materials and some drastically inferior grades of materials being sold to clients. Some materials have been produced too quickly or cooled too quickly causing a very high stressed plastic piece. These high stressed materials will warp, twist or crack when they get heated or during cutting. This material on the right is a piece of highly stressed Nylon. While cutting the material, our new customer had to stop the saw due to the severe warping and binding of the saw by this material. This new client brought this 24″ long part, and asked if we would cut it for him. We bought this part from him as an excellent example of a high stress plastic. (We did cut a quality piece of material to solve his problem).

One example of differences between manufacturers, is Gehr PVC rod is NSF 51 certified, while Simona PVC rod is not.

Other things you should consider when choosing a quality plastic supplier:

Quality of Materials

Origin of Materials

Huge in stock inventory of Performance Plastic Rod

Huge In Stock Inventory of Plastic Rod

Expert Support

In Stock Materials

Cutting – Converting Services

Longevity – How Long Have They Been In Business (We started in 1975)

Product Knowledge and Experience Equals Quality Plastic Suppliers

We believe that providing quality products is only part of our duty to you. You have intrusted us to help with your requirements, and we believe we should be good stewards of this trust, all part of being a quality plastic supplier. A plastic sheet supplier should advise you if the material you are looking for is the ‘wrong’ material. Acrylic does not do well at 450 degrees. Styrene does not make a good chemical tank. HDPE and PTFE do not bond. These and many more ‘land mines’ are things we help our clients with everyday. We have an experienced client support team (plastic experts), and we value the opportunity to assist our clients with this experience. Go ahead, ask us a question – that is why we have a “Ask A Plasticologist” page on our website.

If you need help, from what are the properties of Acetal, to temperature range on Ultem, please contact us. We look forward to assisting you and all our clients. Feel free to contact us with any questions, concerns or requests – call us at 866-832-9315 or e-mail us here.

Topic: Plastic Suppliers, Plastic Sheet Suppliers

Our Warehouse – Anaheim, Orange County, SoCal, California

Our Warehouse – Anaheim, Orange County, SoCal, California

We are in Anaheim, California – or SoCal

Large Inventory of Performance Plastic Sheet and Rod, in stock here in Anaheim, CA

Industrial Plastic Supply of Anaheim California

A frequent question is ‘Where are you located’, and we are happy to share our address.While we service the entire United States, our shipping warehouse is regional.

We are in Anaheim, California, and have been since 1975. Here is our street address:

  • Industrial Plastic Supply, Inc.
  • 2240 Dupont Dr.
  • Anaheim, CA 92806
  • 866-832-9315 or 714-978-3520
  • Our Fax number is: 714-978-2812

Thinking Nationally, Serving Locally

Providing local industrial clients high quality materials for over 37 years, we find that having a warehouse full of materials is a benefit to you, our client. The inventory is here, and we welcome you to come by for a visit. We service the entire USA on a daily basis, however, we still are a local company and can service your local needs today. You requested more stock of the items you need, and we have done our best to have the most popular materials in stock, with more on the way.

When selecting our location, we considered many factors, including: freeway access, central location, easy to find, etc. We picked Anaheim because it is in the center of Orange County. We are centrally located between Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino and San Diego Counties. We have clients pick up here from Ventura County and even Santa Barbara Counties! We really are easy to find, right across the street from the ‘Big A’ – Anaheim Stadium where the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim play ball.

Next time you are traveling in Orange County, we invite you to stop by and see the huge inventory of industrial, mechanical and engineering plastic sheet, plastic rod and tube we have here for you.

Questions? Feel free to Ask A Plasticologist here, we really do want to assist.