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Backer Rods; What You Need to Know.

April 14, 2015

Backer rods are small foam rods or cords, generally used to fill in joints and gaps between materials, such as tile. They are designed with distinct shapes, colors and physical features depending on the intended use. Alcot Plastics utilizes superior and expert engineering technology in making them exceptional for their specific role. Ideally, great backer rods are created for light-weight purposes. However, you can equally have heavy duty rods manufactured by exposing the rods to super heating under intense pressure. Among the most common uses of either class of rods include building, packaging, and sealing, as well as anti-expansion protection for surfaces.

Before purchasing any backer rods, check that they are done with the industry standards of weight, density and material reactivity with other chemicals observed.  Next, with various backer rod care processes being existent, you need to know how the specific rods meet your care and handling expectations. For instance, depending on the use, the rods might require periodic cleaning and clogging as to allow them to retain their shape and color. If you don’t have a professional for this, you might be required to contract a professional backer rod expert or you can purchase a perfect backer rod repairing tool for the job.

Looking for  reputable backer rods manufacturers need time and research as to have the exact solution to your needs. Today, the Backer rod manufacturing industry is among the most rapidly growing in the global market. Along with its rising popularity is the increasing numbers of manufacturing companies that promise on their quality of the products or their care technologies. Thus, when shopping for backer rods, you need to consult a manufacturing company with several years of experience in the industry. This not only ensures that you get high quality products but also allows you save on money otherwise spent purchasing unoriginal rods.  Alcot Plastics Company is one of the most trusted manufacturers in the Canadian market today, and their reputation remains anchored on quality, excellence and professionalism in all it does.