Plastic Rods & Tubes

Engineering plastics have a whole array of benefits to offer, and in many cases can effectively replace metals or ceramics. Moreover, engineered plastic components often provide the only alternative when it comes to the implementation of unusual technical applications - which makes them a true pacemaker for innovation in every key of industry. Laird Plastics offers an extensive inventory of Engineered Plastic Rods & Tubes. 

  • Polyphenylene Oxide Rod (PPO Rod) - Noryl®

    Polyphenylene Oxide Rod (PPO Rod) - Noryl®

    Due to its inherent chemical composition, Noryl® exhibits unusually low moisture absorption, providing excellent insulating properties and dimensional stability over a wide range of humidity and temperature. Noryl® has good...
  • Acetal Rod Acetal - Rod

    Acetal - Rod

    Acetal Sheets and Acetal Rods (aka POM) acetal copolymer provides high strength and stiffness coupled with enhanced dimensional stability and ease of machining. Acetal is a general purpose, semi-crystalline engineered thermoplastics. Acetal is commonly...
  • Nylon Extruded Nylon Extruded

    Nylon Extruded

    Nylon is an extruded form of polyamide, offering rigidity, strength, wear resistance, and heat resistance to 210°F. It is commonly used in both structural and general-purpose bearing and wear applications. This material is available in natural and...
    $235.00 - $1,163.00
  • Polyamide (PAI)

    Polyamide (PAI)

    Polyamide is commonly called Nylon and is the major engineering thermoplastics class. Polyamides are among the most important and useful materials due to their outstanding wear resistance, good coefficient friction, temperature, and impact properties...
  • Polycarbonate - Rod

    Polycarbonate - Rod

      Machine Grade polycarbonate rod is a semi-transparent thermoplastic that exhibits extraordinary impact resistance and excellent electrical properties. In addition, its low moisture absorption rate and good chemical resistance make it an...
  • UHMW - Rod

    UHMW - Rod

    UHMW is a tough, wear resistant plastic that combines an incredibly low coefficient of friction with outstanding impact strength. UHMW is available in sheet, rod, and tube. UHMW: This self-lubricating polymer has excellent chemical resistance...
    $9.50 - $87.65
  • PVC Type 1 - Rod

    PVC Type 1 - Rod

    PVC Rod, Type I, White and Solid Colors - offers the most economical solution when chemical resistance, self-extinguishing characteristics and good overall physical properties are required at continuous use temperatures under 155° degrees F. G...
    $10.35 - $75.65
  • PTFE - Teflon

    PTFE - Teflon

    PTFE material (chemically known as Polytetrafluoroethylene, colloquially referred to as Teflon®) is a semi crystalline fluoropolymer with many unique characteristics. This fluoropolymer has unusually high...
    $35.85 - $801.25
  • Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)

    Polyvinylidene Fluoride (PVDF)

    PVDF is a highly non-reactive thermoplastic fluoropolymer produced by the polymerization of vinylidene difluoride. It is used generally in applications requiring the highest purity, strength, and resistance to solvents, acids, bases and heat, and low...
    $50.00 - $65.00
  • PEI - POLYETHER IMIDE - Ultem® 1000

    PEI - POLYETHER IMIDE - Ultem® 1000

    Ultem® 1000 is a thermoplastic polyetherimide high heat polymer designed for injection molding processing. Through the development of new extrusion technology, Ultem® 1000 is produced in a variety of stock shapes and sizes. With continuous use...
    $35.00 - $215.00
  • Polyether Ether Ketone Rod (PEEK Rod)

    Polyether Ether Ketone Rod (PEEK Rod)

    PEEK (polyetheretheketone) is a high performance engineering plastic. PEEK is known for excellent mechanical strength and dimensional stability. Aerospace, chemical processes, automotive and even the medical industry all benefit from PEEK’s unique...
    $150.00 - $500.00
  • Polyester (PET)

    Polyester (PET)

    PET (Polyethylene terephthalate) is a general purpose thermoplastic polymer which belongs to the polyester family of polymers. PET is the most recycled thermoplastics. PET is a highly flexible, colorless resin and is used in both industrial and consumer...
  • Acrylic - Rod

    Acrylic - Rod

    ADVANTAGES OF CAST ACRYLIC RODS: Superior chemical resistance - cast acrylic is more resistant to solvents Machining - on cast acrylic there are almost no burrs Greater range of thickness up to 4" including those produced as bullet-resistant Low water...
    $55.00 - $92.00
  • ABS - Rod

    ABS - Rod

    Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene material, commonly referred to as ABS plastic. ABS is an opaque engineering thermoplastic that is great for a variety of purposes. ABS polymer is an amorphous terpolymer which is manufactured by combining three...
  • UHMW Polyethylene UHMW Polyethylene

    UHMW Polyethylene

    UHMW, also known as UHMW-PE (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene). It is categorized as an engineering material, and offers a unique combination of wear and corrosion resistance, a low-friction surface, and high impact strength. It will outlast...
    $219.36 - $1,715.78