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The Methods of Plastic Fabrication

July 22, 2021 2:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Plastic fabrication is a term that refers to the process of designing, manufacturing and/or assembling products made with plastic through various methods. Plastics come with certain inherent advantages that make plastic design a better option than using other materials in certain settings and applications. Here’s a quick look at some of the specific methods that are used to fabricate plastic: Lamination: Plastic lamination involves the creation of a barrier on the surface of another material. This is done to improve the existing product’s durability and aesthetics. Usually this is performed on materials that are prone to deterioration so you can reduce the need for maintenance. Examples of materials that are most likely to serve as base materials for lamination include... View Article

What You Should Know About Professional Acrylic Sheets

July 8, 2021 2:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Acrylic sheets are used for a wide variety of purposes in the world of fabrication. These sheets are available in full sheets, standard sizes or custom cut-to-size sheets, allowing them to meet the needs of a range of clients across a variety of industries. You’ve probably come across acrylic plastic sheets more frequently in the last year and a half, as they’ve been used to create sneeze guards and plastic barriers for businesses and other settings during the COVID-19 pandemic. But they can also be used for windows, signage, glazing and display materials, and are favored for their strength, moisture resistance and clarity when compared to glass and other materials. These sheets can also come in different colors, beyond just... View Article

Everything You Need to Know About Polycarbonate

June 24, 2021 5:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Unless you’re in the plastic manufacturing business, you probably don’t realize that there are tons of different types of plastic that all have various uses. One of our favorite types to work with is called polycarbonate, which is a thermoplastic used in all sorts of industries. Keep reading to learn all about polycarbonate sheets. Where is polycarbonate used? Polycarbonate is one of the most versatile plastics on the market, so it should be no surprise that it’s used in all sorts of products. You’ll find polycarbonate used for plastic eyewear lenses, medical devices, automotive parts, DVD and Blu-ray discs, exterior lighting fixtures and much more. Polycarbonate can even be used in lieu of glass for some types of windows. What... View Article

Did You Know Sneeze Guards Reduce Exposure to Airborne Viruses?

June 10, 2021 5:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sneeze guards have been a staple at buffets, ice cream shops and other establishments serving food for a very long time, and for good reason—no one wants strangers breathing, coughing or sneezing all over the food they’re about to eat! But due to the coronavirus pandemic, many other businesses have installed sneeze guards to protect their employees and customers alike from the virus. The barriers manufactured by a reputable plastic fabrication company block airborne viruses (including COVID-19) by stopping sneezes and coughs that may contain dangerous germs before they land in an employee’s face. Because sneeze guards are becoming increasingly popular across the globe, we’ve put together this handy post to answer the most common questions you may have. What... View Article

Plastic Manufacturing Industry Challenges in 2021

May 19, 2021 10:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Many industries were hit with a new set of challenges this year, and the plastic industry is no different. Plastic fabrication companies in Utah and all over the country are having to adjust to new safety regulations, lack of supplies and increased demand. New manufacturing technology has also appeared recently, which businesses are having to learn fast. Most of these challenges have appeared because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, while it’s taking many plastic manufacturers time to adjust to these new challenges, the plastic industry has stayed strong. New technology Since the plastic industry saw a major setback during the pandemic, many companies are trying to increase productivity through the use of technology. Automation technology is often a great... View Article