Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Responses, source for white LDPE

David Hendricks, CPO, FAAOP

Here is my question and the responses I received. Thanks, all, for your help.

07-21-00, listserv responses, supplier of white LDPE

QUESTION:

I am looking for white LDPE (low-density polyethylene). I don’t mean what we

all use everyday, which is called natural. I mean LDPE that is pigmented

white. American Plastics of Dallas, who I buy from, tells me they never heard

of it. Anyone know where I can get it? Or if it is available at all? I need

to buy it in sheet form, 1/8″. I know it is available for injection molding.

Thanks.

RESPONSES:

1. Cascade Orthopaedic Supply in Chico CA carry this palstic in the color

white, ph#1-800-888-0865.

Good Luck!

(This turned out not to be true.)

2. Try AliMed at 1-800-225-2610, or 297 High Street Dedham, MA 02026.

(They don’t have it either.)

3. Yes, we have orthopedic grade, white LPDE, 1/8″. We need to know the sheet

size required and amount needed. Thanks.

Mark Mazloff

Maramed Orthopedic Systems

[email protected]

4. David:

You can get it from Rich Haight @ 716 424-2170 or 800 274-1000 (may be in

state only) or www.cadillacplastic.com, 3495 Winton Place Building A,

Rochester, NY, 14623. Just tell Him you want the same plastic FLO-TECH uses

for our APOPPS FLO-TECH-TOR sockets but that you need it in 1/8″ thickness.

Good Luck.

Bob Brown, Sr., CPO, FAAOP

5. Call Maramed 305 823 8300. If the quantity is large enough they will run

it for you.

Alan Finnieston CPO

6. I would start with the suppliers of the Injection Molding Co’s, if you

know they supply it. you can find them in the Thomas Registrar at the

library..

george

Thanks, all, for your responses. I did locate my material, thanks to your

help.

David

David Hendricks, CPO, FAAOP

HOPE, Inc.

Zephyrhills, FL

acebrace.com

800.613.8852

fax: 888.440.1217

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