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The Benefits of Using Polycarbonate Sheets in Utah

October 26, 2017 6:02 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Though many may not realize it, polycarbonate (PC) plastic is one of the most ubiquitous substances in the modern world. Polycarbonate is found in compact discs and digital video discs, greenhouses, automotive components and so much more. This easy-to-use and relatively cheap substance makes manufacturing a breeze for many American industries. Polycarbonate is a clear, durable and easy-to-produce substance that has a relatively high heat tolerance, meaning that it is ideal for a wide range of industrial applications. Whether you are hiring a plastics fabricator to help you create a finished product or are simply looking for a construction component, you may want to consider the use of polycarbonate sheets in Utah. If you are hoping to hire a plastics... View Article

The Benefits of Using Acrylic Plastic

October 12, 2017 6:01 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you are looking for a cost-effective and intuitive way to manufacture your products or components, you may be exploring the possibility of contracting with a local plastic fabricator. These businesses can take your design or idea and transform it into a durable and functional piece of gear within an extremely short period of time. You may be wondering, however, which type of plastic or polymer you should be asking your plastic fabricator to use when they are fulfilling your order. Employing the use of acrylic sheets in your component-making process can be a great way to ensure that your finished piece is durable, rigid and easy to produce. Acrylic plastics are created by using acrylic acid and its derivatives.... View Article

Acrylic vs. Polycarbonate Plastic: Which Is Right for You?

September 29, 2017 1:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The term “plastic” is a catch-all for a wide range of materials. Both acrylic and polycarbonate are often simply just called “plastic,” despite their differences, which can make it confusing when deciding which material to use in a project. With that in mind, we’ve assembled a simple comparison of the two products, which should help you understand their individual strengths and how they differ from each other, despite both being “plastic.” Acrylic Everyone’s heard of acrylic, but not everyone knows exactly what it is. The simplest way to think of acrylic is to think of it as Plexiglas, which is a name brand of acrylic, and one almost everyone already knows about. In fact, because of its wide variety of... View Article

The Benefits of Made-to-Order Plastic and Polycarbonate Sheets in Utah

September 15, 2017 1:36 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you sell a product made of plastic, you likely have to choose between purchasing generic plastic sheets, which only come in certain sizes and then must be cut to the correct size for your needs, and plastic sheets that are made to order, requiring no additional cutting on your part to use them. Many people think, naturally, that any custom work means a sharp increase in cost, but when you work with an experienced plastics company, that is not necessarily the case. In fact, plastic sheets made to order can be a superior option to purchasing generic plastic sheets. Here are a few reasons why. Easier to scale your business Buying made-to-order polycarbonate sheets in Utah makes it easier... View Article

Polycarbonate or Acrylic Sheets in Utah: Which Is Better for Your Needs?

August 31, 2017 1:50 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you been trying to determine whether polycarbonate or acrylic sheets in Utah is the right plastic for your project? Let’s take a look at both to help you make an informed decision. While the two look similar, they perform differently, meaning that one may be better than the other depending on the requirements of your residential, commercial or industrial project. What should you know about polycarbonate? Polycarbonate is clear, with dark-colored edging. It is soft, and therefore tends to become easily scratched. However, this can be remedied by using a scratch-resistant coating. If colored plastic isn’t what you’re going for, you may find that polycarbonate has another point in its favor. Color options for polycarbonate are generally fairly limited,... View Article