Frequently Asked Questions About Barrier Closure Protection

1.) What zipper closure materials are available?
All of our plastic zippers operate as heavy duty zip locking solutions and are available in:
Flexible PVC
Polyethylene
Polyester
Polypropylene
Chlorinated Polyethylene
Metalocene Polyolefin
Other TPO’s & TPE’s available for Quote

Please call 908-350-7993 to consult with a sales engineer about the right closure for your application.

2.) What attachment methods are available?
Welding (preferred method – see Weld Method Compatibility Chart)
Stitching – French needle (double row), Lockstitch (4-5 stitches per inch max)
Bonding – Glue/Adhesives
 

3.) What closure tools are available?
Sliders and Rollers are available according to the size and type of plastic zipper.
Click to see closure tool compatibility charts: Maxigrip | U-Maxigrip

4.) What additives are available?
U.V. stabilizers *
Flame retardant *
Anit-fungal *
Anti-oxidants *

( * Requires additional lead times - 2 weeks ARO)
 

5.) How many feet of plastic zipper per spool?
•Standard lengths are:

MX20 MX28 MX39 MX53
250' 175' 125' 100'

*Custom lengths Quoted on request.
 
 
6.) What color plastic zippers are available?
• Black
• White
• Natural
• All others quoted on special request.

 

7.) What is the Manufacturing Lead-time?
• 5-6 weeks ARO
 
 
8.) Can Maxigrip plastic zipper turn a corner and/or radius?
Yes, please consult your Maxigrip sales engineer for specific details relative to your application.
 
 
9.) Does the Maxigrip Barrier Protection Closure need to be lubricated?
Yes, we recommend Post Application that 303 Aerospace Protectant™ be applied to both sides of the plastic zipper track. See the Maintenance/Repair Kits and Instructions section for more information.


 
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