Monroe uses a wide variety of materials to manufacture our end-products. We have all kinds of materials that you will need for your various applications. If there is a material that meets your requirements, we can custom make products in the material for you.
Material Pros and Cons
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|Polymers are a type of natural or synthetic substance made up of very large molecules that are multiples of smaller chemical units known as monomers.
Learn more about Plastic Material Guide and Rubber and Seals Elastomeric Properties
|Metals are materials that have a lustrous appearance when freshly produced, polished, or shattered, and carry electricity and heat reasonably well. Metals are either malleable or ductile (they may be hammered into thin sheets) (can be drawn into wires).
Learn more about metal types.
Material Blog Articles
You might not be able to see them, but germs are everywhere. Studies show that a typical desk surface contains over 10 million germs. Aside from cleaning surfaces, though, there are other ways to stop these microscopic invaders from spreading. … Read More
Non-ferrous metals are used in countless manufacturing applications. You can find them in airplane fuselages as well automotive engines, fasteners, wiring kits, building roofs, pipes and more. Unlike ferrous metals, non-ferrous metals contain any meaningful amount of iron. They are … Read More
Silver doesn’t just offer a lustrous and shiny appearance; it has antimicrobial properties that protect it from bacteria, fungi and viruses. You can often find pull handles, hinges and other objects made of silver for this very reason. With a … Read More
Metal parts and components are often processed to protect against corrosion. While there are different types of corrosion-inhibiting processes in metalworking, one of the most common is passivation. It’s used with a variety of different metals and alloys, including aluminum, … Read More
Thermoplastic and thermoset are two common types of polymer-based materials used in the manufacturing industry. They are used to make everything from knobs and buttons to cable shielding, machine parts and more. Thermoplastic isn’t the same as thermoset, however. While … Read More
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