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Use of Plastic Materials

Plastic and Thermoplastic Components for any Industrial Fields

In recent decades the world of plastic and rubber has been the key player of the economic and technological development without precedent, so much so that, in recent years, plastic is the category of materials with the highest global increment rate in production and consumption volumes.
In the last decade, the production of plastic volumes has gone over the crude steel. Thanks to the extraordinary qualities of these materials such as mechanical strength, machinability, electric insulation, lightness, dimensional stability in a wide range of temperatures, elasticity, corrosion resistance, biocompatibility and a moderate economic impact. Plastic allow the carrying out of tailor-made products with complex geometry, strength tolerance, rapidity and low costs.

Plastic is used in various areas and applications such as cars, furnishings, industrial machinery, electronic components, household, pharmaceutics industry, petroleum-processing plants, aeronautics, packaging, textile machinery, cryogenic setting up, pneumatic and oil-pressure equipment and graphic arts. By the productive process, each sector has its peculiar requirements and problems: high temperatures, extremely reduced temperatures, sealing requirement, corrosion hazard, need of lightness, acoustic, electric and heat insulations, resistance to impact and to abrasion, environmental sustainability, and flame resistance. There is a special plastic able to fully meet all the particular needs of each sector.

We foresee that in the next years plastic industry will keep on its own positive development, also thanks to the continuous improvement of the plastic characteristics and the development of new compound. We will conquer new areas of use, as it happened in recent times with cars, medical, hi-tech and petrochemical fields.

Applications of our products


LIMA can realize a vast quantity of plastic and rubber articles for the aerospace industry. The thermoplastic and elastomeric materials are ideal to meet the needs of this industry in terms of lightness, reliability, safety and durability.

Industrial Machinery

LIMA has decades of experience in the production of articles in plastic and rubber used for the construction of industrial machineries. The most popular parts are wheels, rollers, gears, bases, caps, spacers, rails, cross beans and trays.

Food Industry

LIMA provides plastic and rubber solutions for the most diverse applications in the food industry, including gastronomic workshops, distributors and major manufacturers of machinery.

Medical & Pharma

LIMA designs and supplies special plastic and rubber parts for the medical and pharmaceutical sector. The materials comply with characteristics such as biocompatibility, resistance to cleaning agents, disinfectants, solvents and resistance to sterilization.

Graphic Arts

LIMA can supply plastic and rubber parts for rotary machines in the graphic arts industry.
Each component is constructed to be durable and wear resistant.

Oil & Gas

LIMA offers special designed plastic parts for the Oil & Gas industry. Parts are resistant to high temperature and corrosion due to harsh chemicals such as sulfur-containing hydrocarbons, superheated steam, carbon dioxide, methane and hydrogen sulfide.

Industrial Components

Thermoplastic materials are often preferred to steel, iron and aluminum for their light weight, cost and resistance to corrosion. LIMA can supply screws, nuts, washers, bearings, nipples, inserts, bushings, elbows and nozzles.


LIMA produces parts used in valves, pumps, hydraulic power units and actuators. Every piece is realized to ensure maximum performance in terms of wear resistance, corrosion resistance, sealing and thermal resistance.


LIMA provides plastic and rubber parts for installation inside of packaging, filling, sealing and labeling machinery. These parts provide high performance in terms of handling, protection and fastening.

Textile Industry

LIMA has a wide range of plastic and rubber articles for the textile industry (frames, combs and separators machineries for the fusing, ironing and stain removal).


LIMA provides solutions in cryogenic industry making gaskets, seats, bushings and other components. The used materials ensure high performance in terms of sealing, dimensional stability and low temperature resistance.


LIMA develops and supplies plastic and rubber solutions for the painting industry, producing technical articles in materials capable of withstanding chemical wear due to aggressive agents present in the dye mixtures.


LIMA develops and supplies plastic and rubber solutions for the electrical and electronics sector. The applications range from semiconductor to lighting, from household appliances to industrial machinery, from microchips to electronic circuitry.

Other sectors

For more information and requests, please see the contact us’ page where it is possible to find the necessary references; we will be glad to answer to all of your questions.


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24060 Bolgare (BG)

Phone (+39) 035 059 0105


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Via Padova 147
20127 Milano (MI)

Phone (+39) 02 289 5156
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