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Outrigger Pad Failure! Areas Of Concern

One of our Business Development Managers recently visited a customer and saw a major outrigger pad failure on site. The picture he took at the end of this article leads to a discussion on several potential points of failure for outrigger pads: Incorrect float...

3 Things You Need To Know Before Requesting A Plastic Extrusion

Plastic extrusions are often requested of us, particularly for UHMW and PVC. When matched to the correct expectations and requirements, extrusions can provide a part at a cost machined plastics couldn’t hope to compete with. However, in quoting custom extrusions there...

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Options

Clear plastic health guards aka “sneeze guards” have become ubiquitous at many retailers as businesses work to improve safety for their customers and employees during the COVID19 pandemic. With this has come the unprecedented demand for these guards, which has...

Important Announcement Regarding the Covid-19 Situation

To our Valued Customers and Partners, There have been many uncertainties regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, including questions regarding our operations and if we will remain open during this unprecedented time. Please be assured that Redwood...

Health, Safety and Supply Chain Solutions

We live in very uncertain times with the COVID-19 pandemic and how that has affected our daily lives and our businesses. Many business have sadly closed; however, many of our customers are considered “essential services” and this means not only are they...

Anti-bacterial PVC (Strip Door)

Redco™ STOP-BAC vinyl has been specially designed to bring antibacterial properties to flexible vinyl in addition to all the existing flexible vinyl qualities (clarity, brightness, durability, flexibility, and strong resistance to impact). Redco™ STOP-BAC complies...

Plastics For The Medical Industry

When you think of medical-grade devices what comes to mind? Probably a bunch of odd looking metal instruments gleaming under surgical lights. In fact, plastics have a huge role to play in the medical industry with countless applications where they offer benefits....

Save Your Hands with SwitchSafe (Sawmill Safety Solution)

Replacing knives on a chip n’ saw shaft or chipping canter can be a difficult and time consuming job. Rotating the shaft to replace the extremely sharp blades that cut through gloves and hands can make it a dangerous job as well. The Redco™ CNS Knife Tool,...

When To Choose A High Performance Plastic

There are so many choices for performance plastics it can be overwhelming to choose what you require for your application. What complicates things further is that often several grades of plastic may be able to “do the job” but plastics also vary widely in...

Flexible PVC Strip Door – More Versatile Than You Think

It goes by many names: “strip door”, “strip curtain”, “freezer door”, etc. But most people know what a plastic (PVC) strip door is under one name or another. It’s just a door made from clear pieces of plastic that hangs from an open doorway, correct? Actually no – the...