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Naylor Bespoke Plastic Tubes And Profiles

November 2023

Established in 2007 as part of the Naylor Group, Naylor Specialist Plastics Ltd. is well known for the manufacture of extruded thermoplastic profiles and specialist plastic tubular products across a number of different business to business and consumer sectors, including retail and construction.

Although we provide an extensive range of plastic tubes and profiles ‘off the peg’, because of continuous investment in our manufacturing capabilities, we can also offer our customers bespoke plastic tubes or profiles that may not be easily available commercially.

Through continued investment in the latest equipment, we have the manufacturing capability and versatility to produce any size of plastic tube from 2mm to 315mm here in the UK, from our sites in Wombwell and Tipton.

If you require prototypes for specific projects, development samples, plastic tubes in custom sizes, Naylor Specialist Plastics Ltd. can provide exactly what you are looking for.

If you would like to discuss your requirements in more detail, why not contact us so we can help you to find the right solution for your project?

More than 130 years’ experience

Although Naylor Specialist Plastics Ltd. is a relative newcomer to our group, our history goes all the way back to 1890.

Founded by the great grandfather of our current CEO, Edward Naylor, you can be confident in our manufacturing history, supply experience, industry expertise, and supplier reputation across a number of different sectors.

This solid foundation has enabled the Naylor Group to invest, expand and diversify in order to service emerging industry sectors and to stay one step ahead of ever-changing industry requirements and regulations. You can read more about the history of the Naylor Group on our website.
Bespoke Plastic Tubes

We want to ensure that our bespoke service will address every customer requirement, no matter the sector.

We have the manufacturing capability to produce bespoke tube products for our customers, whether the requirement is for development samples, uncommon sizes or short production runs.

Put simply, if it is tubular and made from plastic, you can be confident that we can make it!

We are committed to continuous improvement so we can provide our customers with innovative bespoke products, designed specifically for individual projects.

Any size of plastic tube can be manufactured, from 2mm all the way up to 315mm, with a wall thickness ranging from as little as 1mm up to 20mm.

With comprehensive tooling support and large stocks of raw materials, we can ensure lead times are kept to a minimum.

We can provide bespoke plastic tubular products for a range of different application across many industries including:

Geotechnical survey tubes
Tubes for use in food contact applications and equipment (FDA approved)
Tubes for water irrigation systems
Plastic ducting

We also have the ability to manufacture prototypes for specific requirements thanks to our inhouse tool-making capabilities.

You can be sure that whatever the project, Naylor Specialist Plastics Ltd. has both the manufacturing expertise and industry knowledge to produce bespoke plastic tube products designed to your exact requirements.

Bespoke plastic profiles

In response to the demand from a variety of industries for flexible extruded product, we have continued to invest in state-of-the-art equipment and machinery in our 28,000 square feet manufacturing facility.

Our bespoke plastic extrusions and profiles are manufactured to your exact specification in all aspects: material, dimensions, and colour.

We can make product up to 315mm diameter in various grades of material, depending on the application and industry requirements, from 24 lines featuring new extruders and spiral mandrel die heads in our Tipton and Wombwell manufacturing plants.
Stringent product testing

Untested or uncertified products may not offer the performance level required, and when issues become apparent, it may be expensive to put them right.

During 2021, we tested a total of 2,300 batches of product and across the Naylor Group.

The testing protocols for specialist plastic products are set by individual customers according to the application and project while those with third party certification are often tested above and beyond the minimum requirements set by the external body.

We want our customers to have confidence that when they buy specialist plastic products from us, that they adhere to the highest standards.

We show our commitment to product quality through our compliance team, employing eight full-time compliance and quality assurance professionals, along with a Quality Engineer for each site.
Continually moving forwards

At Naylor Specialist Plastics Ltd., we continually move forward in order to meet the requirements of our customers thanks to our overall vision and ethos encompassing:

Relentless innovation
Continued investment in the latest equipment
Expansion via an organic growth and acquisition philosophy
The motivation, training and development of our employees
A willingness to listen to innovative ideas from every part of our workforce

Last year, we expanded through the acquisition of D&B Injection Moulders to complement our electrical conduit manufacture, enabling us to offer an enhanced range of products within the electrical contracting and distribution industries.

Our manufacturing capacity has increased tenfold during the last few years thanks to ongoing investment in new equipment.

Our latest investment has been a new 160mm spiral mandrel die head to go on to a new 75mm extruder.

This is the last extruder and tooling to be commissioned in our Tipton facility, resulting in 11 lines with new extruders and spiral mandrel die heads.

In addition, we will be upgrading downstream equipment this year so we can continue to increase the volume of extruded product we are able to manufacture.

We are focused on expanding our product offering and optimising manufacturing efficiencies so we can meet customer demands in the future.

Our commitment to product innovation and development saw us invest an average of £750k per annum into R&D during the last five years (up to 2022.)

If you have a requirement for bespoke plastic tubes and would like to find out how Naylor Specialist Plastics Ltd. can help, contact our team of experts to discuss your project in detail. We are confident that together we can find the perfect solution.

Naylor Products for Mining & Tunnelling Projects

November 2023

In this article, we are going to focus on the products we supply into the mining and tunnelling industry, to highlight our capabilities and give you the confidence that whatever your needs, we can deliver it!

Our specialist plastic and steel ventilation ducting, ground anchors, pipework, fans silencers, dust filers, and accessories are used extensively the mining sector and the tunnelling industry.

From the initial design stages through to supply, Naylor Specialist Plastics offers the complete ventilation package to underground specifications, no matter what the requirements or how big or small the project. Contact us today to talk about a solution for your underground project.

In fact, in our last article, we extended a challenge to make a bespoke tubular product for any application you require.

We pride ourselves on the adaptability of our manufacturing facilities to be able to meet specific requirements of individual projects, no matter how complicated.

We are confident that the combined knowledge of our skilled technicians, coupled with 130+ years of experience can provide a solution for any project out there!
Welded wire reinforced flexible ducting

We manufacture a number of ventilation products that have been widely used in mines as well as other civil engineering projects all over the world.
Wire reinforced ducting

This welded wire reinforced ducting requires no alignment for the direction of flow and can be installed in either direction, producing larger air delivery from the same fan because of significantly lower resistance to air flow.

Its welded construction means that no air, water, or condensation is able to escape and stitching at the low points, in a duct run, prevents leaks of air or air contaminants.

In addition, it is straightforward to join lengths together via low pressure suction applications, using our standard steel end rings, supplied as normal with the ducting.

However, for projects demanding a more secure joint, we can supply separate coupling bands, if required.

In addition to the comprehensive standard range of ducting materials outlined below, we can also manufacture wire reinforced ducting to specific requirements of individual customers.
Ventilation ducting

Ventilation ducting is suitable for both exhaust and reversible ventilation systems, as required.

We can supply the ducting in any length, up to a maximum of 20 metres, with diameters ranging is width from 200 mm to 1600 mm.

Our ventilation ducting can be manufactured from flame retardant and anti-static PVC-coated materials of various strengths depending on the requirements of the customer and application.

In the same way, we can also adjust the wire reinforcement, strength, and pitch to meet the exhaust suction requirements.
Extraction ducting

There may be applications in the mining and tunnelling sectors that require industrial ducting to conduct hazardous materials, such as fumes or dust, away from working areas.

Naylor’s manufacture a range of premium quality flat-lay ducting, for use in welding or extraction ducting, and forced ventilation systems in order to protect the safety of engineers and other personnel.

Cost-effective and easy to install, it is available in short or long runs and can be attached either horizontally or vertically to minimise the use of space.

Although it is lightweight, It can be made to withstand the suction operating pressures of any extraction unit.

Our flat-lay ducting is made from flame retardant, anti-static, heavy duty reinforced PVC, with welded airtight seams and offers minimal flow resistance.

Again, this industrial ducting can be made to withstand the suction pressures of any extraction unit.

In addition, we manufacture a range of ducting accessories to enable easy, leak-free, ducting connections including:

Flexible end rings
Clamping rings
Zipper rings
Velcro-type fastenings
Suspension hanger systems
Moulded components such a T, Y, and branch pieces

Ducting cassettes are available in a choice of steel or GRP, and these can be packed for ease of installation.

If the site has space, we also offer an exchange cassette packing service.
Warm/cool air ducting

If temporary heating is required, supplied from either gas or portable electric heating units, wire reinforced ducting is available in neoprene, Hypalon, PVC or silicone materials as required by the appropriate level of duty.

Welded ducting is also used extensively in air conditioning applications and can be joined to any length depending on the specifications of the project or application.

Warm/cool air ducting can be supplied for diverse operating temperatures from as high as 300 degrees Centigrade down to -40 degrees Centigrade.
Other products for mining and tunnelling
Ground Anchors

Naylor ground anchors are used in underground mining projects to stabilise local geology, improve mine productivity, and to strengthen tunnel construction.

Manufactured from fibre-reinforced plastic, our ground anchors are corrosion resistant, offering a lightweight, viable alternative to metal anchors.

If they are chosen for coal mining applications, Naylor ground anchors can be ground up by mining machinery after use, without needing to be removed or affecting the quality of the coal.
Fans, silencers, dust filters etc.

In addition to a range of ducting products and ground anchors, Naylor Specialist Plastics can provide a number of fans, silencers, and dust filters for mining projects and tunnelling applications.

These products include axial flow fans and ancillary products including:

Sound-proof containers
Transition pieces

All our fans are supplied with the relevant test certificates and warranties, and they can also be supplied with ATEX-rated motors, frequency inverters, and monitoring systems if required.

In addition, our specialist team of technicians is able to offer a repair/refurbishment service when necessary.

At Naylor Specialist Plastics our manufacturing capacity has increased tenfold in just the last few years, thanks to our ethos of investing profit into our manufacturing capabilities.

In fact, we have invested an average of £750k per annum during the last five years alone (up to 2022) into research new product development, new equipment, and manufacturing space to expand our operations which already supply specialist products into a number of industries including:

Electrical contracting

Our plastic and steel ventilation ducting, ground anchors, pipework, fans, silencers, dust filters, and accessories have been, and still are, used throughout the mining and tunnelling industries all over the world.

We offer the complete ventilation package to our customers from design to the final supply of products, designed to meet every underground requirement for every project, no matter what scale or size.

If you have a mining or tunnelling project coming up and would like some expert advice on ventilation products for your application, contact the experts at Naylor Specialist Plastics and we will find the right solution for you.

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