This sector produces goods made of PVC, polyethylene, polystyrene, polypropylene and rubber. Compressed air is used in forming many of the products.
Typical applications for compressed air in the Plastics and Rubber industry include
- Blow molding
- Injection molding
- Stretch blow molding
- Instrument and control air
- Actuation of pneumatic cylinders and tools
- Static elimination from thermoforming.
- Drying PVC pipes.
- Conveying plastic pellets.