Extrusion 101

An Insider’s Guide to Profile Extrusion Design

Extrusion 101


This report covers general information related to the plastic extrusion process and progresses into more in-depth breakdowns of important design, material, and cost considerations. It also compares and contrasts parts manufactured using extrusion vs. injection molding to help you determine the ideal process for your next project. Just fill out the form below and we’ll send you a link to the guide today!

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An Insider’s Guide to Profile Extrusion Design

You’re going to waste thousands on tooling and prototyping if your part design isn’t optimized for the profile extrusion process. This guide will walk you through some of the chronic and tell-tale design issues that plastic extrusion suppliers wish you knew. You’ll learn everything you need to take your design to the next level:

  • Process Description
  • Material Characteristics
  • Design Guidelines
  • Tolerance Guides
  • Cost Drivers
  • Example: Extrusion vs. Injection Mold
  • Advantages / Disadvantages of Plastic Extrusions

How do you know your part is a good fit for your plastic extrusion manufacturer? This guide contains the criteria you need to pre-qualify your design for the extrusion process. Simply fill out the form on this page and we’ll send a copy to your inbox immediately!

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