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Give Your Furniture a Solid Footing with Reliable Thermoplastic Rubber

As a manufacturer of furniture, it's important to find cost-efficient ways to improve your product without breaking the bank. And one of the key ways you can achieve this goal is by using thermoplastic rubber to give your furniture a solid footing. 

Whether you manufacture office furniture, end tables, ottomans, or any other type of furniture, utilizing thermoplastic rubber can be the perfect way to set your product apart without pricing out your target clientele. Let's take a closer look at how and why thermoplastic rubber can be the ideal addition to your product and how the team at Frank Lowe can help. 

Why Is Thermoplastic Rubber Used for Furniture Feet? 

Also called Volextra, plastic bumpers, and rubber feet, thermoplastic rubber is relatively new material. It uses innovative manufacturing technology to create a flexible extrusion process. It's the result of solid plastic being permanently melted to create a bond to foam. 

This extrusion-coating process combines the admirable performance and aesthetic qualities of  solid plastic to the excellent properties of cross-linked, closed-cell polyolefin foam. A few key attributes of thermoplastic rubber include:

  • Versatile coating resin with HDPE, EVA, LLDPE, PP, LDPE, TPR, TPE, which makes it suitable for indoor as well as outdoor applications.
  • Available in a range of thicknesses, spanning from 1/32 inch Volara to 1/4 inch Volara.
  • A wide selection of variations and textures through embossing pattern options and composite options.
  • An attractive selection of embossing patterns, such as gloss, burlap, and matte.
  • It's a high impact and resistant material that works well in general industry
  • Anti-skid and anti-slip attributes that make it perfect for stabilizing furniture. 

Because of the versatility of thermoplastic rubber, the team at Frank Lowe regularly works with furniture manufacturers to create anti-skid plastic feet and anti-slip furniture bumpers. 

Die Cut Anti-Skid Plastic Bumpers and Feet for Furniture 

Thermoplastic rubber feet and bumpers are perfect for virtually all types of furniture. And when you partner with Frank Lowe for thermoplastic rubber feet, our bumpers will deliver:

  • Better anti-skid qualities
  • Superior traction
  • Excellent shock-absorbing capabilities
  • Exceptional resistance to stress tracking
  • Outstanding non-marking qualities

At Frank Lowe, we offer anti-slip thermoplastic rubber bumpers for furniture in a range of colors and will work closely with you to help you select the best anti-slip thermoplastic rubber feet for your unique application. Specifically, we'll help you think through factors to arrive at the best solution.  

Choosing the Best Thermoplastic Rubber Feet Thickness 

When it comes to choosing the best thermoplastic rubber bumper for your furniture, the one-size-fits-all approach rarely ever works. Because of this, we'll help you think through your options and choose the best thickness for your application.

Rubber Feet with an Easy Peel-and-Stick Application 

Instead of having to use heat-sensitive adhesive, Frank Lowe's rubber feet for furniture features a dynamic pressure sensitive adhesive. With this PSA, you only need to peel off the protective liner and stick each rubber foot to your furniture for a long-lasting and reliable bond. 

Die Cut Thermoplastic Rubber Bumpers for Furniture

As a full-service custom manufacturer, we offer a wide range of guidance and design assistance to help you move your anti-slip rubber pads for furniture from conception through to completion. We can die-cut your bumpers into virtually any shape or form based on the needs of your application. 

Kiss Cut Thermoplastic Rubber Bumpers

Frank Lowe also offers kiss-cut anti-skid thermoplastic rubber pads for furniture. Kiss cutting explains when the rubber pad is cut through, but the paper backing or film liner remains intact. When your furniture pads are kiss cut with our specialty adhesive, you will be able to quickly remove each anti-slip pad and attach them to your furniture with simplicity and ease.

Non-Skid Thermoplastic Bumpers for Chests and Dressers

Very few pieces of furniture are more stylish, sturdy, and versatile as chests and bases. No matter the dimensions, it's critical for these pieces of furniture to demonstrate ergonomic balance. Frank Lowe's thermoplastic bumpers can help your furniture achieve improved stability while adding ergonomic balance. And utilizing our thermoplastic bumpers automatically will add anti-skid performance capabilities that can be marketed as a value-add feature. 

Thermoplastic Rubber Feet & Bumpers for Outdoor Furniture 

At Frank Lowe, we offer thermoplastic rubber feet that are uniquely designed to withstand the rigors of weathering. We work with several manufacturers and die cut a proprietary blend of durable thermoplastic rubber feet for outdoor furniture specifically formulated to avoid marking and cracks. 

Our thermoplastic rubber feet for outdoor furniture is designed to resist ozone and UV degradation while resisting water and moisture. We will work closely with you to understand your unique needs, suggest the best thermoplastic rubber feet, and die cut the bumpers to your exact specifications. 

Contact Frank Lowe for the Best Thermoplastic Rubber Feet! 

If you're looking for the best thermoplastic rubber feet, the team at Frank Lowe can help. For more than six decades, we have partnered with businesses across virtually all industries to help them explore, pursue, and create superior products. 

Contact us today to explore, pursue, and create with thermoplastic rubber bumpers and feet for furniture. 

About the Author Randy Cohen

Since 2002, Randy Cohen has served as the Senior Vice President of Frank Lowe — leading Sales and Marketing as well as a variety of Administrative operations. Randy has 25 years of experience with a background in sales & marketing, production and business management, serving both government agencies and private industry. He holds a B.A from Syracuse University and a Masters and Professional Diploma from Fordham University. Randy uses his unique set of experiences to help businesses and entities across all sectors explore, pursue, and create better solutions.

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