Mining/Oil & Gas Market

The Mining/Oil & Gas Marketis a truly global industry found on all continents, both onshore and offshore sources.

It is an essential industry that fulfills the needs of the planet and people. ENERGY IS ESSENTIAL.

Without energy, we would not be able to fuel our cars, grow food, heat our homes, power our factories and provide the essentials of life to all those who inhabit the planet.

The search for metals, oil & natural gas is requiring more technology. Plastics are an integral part of the extraction, transmission and processing of both metals and oil & natural gas due to their superior features which allow for a great performance in challenging environments.

Materials Commonly Used:

  • High Density Polyethylene(HDPE)
  • PVDF
  • PEEK
  • PPS

Advantages of Plastics in Mining and Oil & Gas:

  • High temperature use
  • Chemical resistance
  • Excellent permeability properties
  • Light weight
  • Rigidity and flexibility (one or the other) when needed


Applications with both utility and high performance materials offering key performance:
  • Sheaves (light weight)
  • Pipe liners
  • Seals
  • Pump components
  • Saddles
  • Wrapping
  • Blast Pipe for mining
  • Wear parts (abrasion resistance)

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