Glossary of Terms

This Glossary of Terms contains vocabulary frequently used to talk about features of our products, information on our site and aspects of our service.

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Product Selection Guide

Be sure you have selected the right product for your application.  This table details all standard Leda products and colour ranges.

The table gives a guide as to which tube is best suited to common applications and also details the food safety status of all our standard products plus there is a handy guide to show the working temperature range for each of our products also.

The food safety status of a product depends upon the base raw material and also the composition of the colourant used.  Some of the colourants are suitable for food contact.  We trust this table details the information needed.  If you require further information please contact us and we can investigate further for you.

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How Plastic Extrusion Works

Learn how plastic extrusion works at Leda.  In our factory plastic granules are transformed into pipes, profiles and tubing.  This guide gives a brief explanation on this manufacturing process.

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Chemical Compatibility Table

This comprehensive chemical compatibility chart will allow you to check what materials will work with the chemicals you are using or planning to use.

The chart details all the different types of standard Leda tubing and a range of common chemicals used in industry.   If you do not find the chemical listed that you are looking for please contact us and we can investigate further for you.

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