July 2019

On the first episode of Life in Polymers, we're breaking down the basics of machining plastics, and specifically the differences between extrusion and compression molding. Both are ways that machinable plastic shapes are manufactured, but each process is a different approach producing different results during certain machining operations. To provide insight, we’re joined by Jody Walker, Western Region Business Development Manager, and Paul Hanson, Eastern Region Business Development Manager of...

Westlake has a unique manufacturing capability for amorphous materials which offer a combination of useful characteristics, including high dielectric strength, high strength at elevated temperatures, high modulus, and broad chemical resistance. These products can be found in a variety of aerospace and electronics applications, but it’s not every manufacturer who can say their products have been to the moon. Westlake can. For more than 50 years, Westlake has partnered with...

Hear from our Medical Products Channel Partners and one of our key fabrication customers serving the medical device market on why Westlake Plastics flexible service model and ability to handle short runs is valuable to them. ...