The VGRD Series of round grips and the VG Series of rectangular grips are used in applications such as ball-valve handle covers, insulators, tubing end protectors, and grips for tools. The VGRD Series is offered in sizes ranging from 0.687-inch up to 2- inches I.D. and is manufactured in both a standard vinyl PVC material or textured PVC material. The VGN Series of nubbed grips, also manufactured in both a standard vinyl PVC material to textured PVC material, is for applications requiring a uniform finger grasp. The VGN Series is available in sizes from 0.723-to 0.965-inch I.D.
Alliance Plastics, Box 7284, Erie, PA 16510, FAX (814) 898-1638.
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