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Five Everyday Items a Plastic Fabrication Company Can Make

February 28, 2017 11:28 pm Published by

As consumers of all sorts of products, pondering over the manufacturing process of the things we use on a daily basis is not something at the forefront of our thoughts. But every once in awhile we look at an object—like a plastic soda bottle or anything that was obviously molded to its shape—and want to know how it came to be. While the methods used in plastic fabrication are important to businesses that offer mass produced goods, it’s the types of products produced that most of us find fascinating—and often surprising. Take a look at the things around you right now. How many are made of plastic? Here are five everyday items made through injection molding at a professional plastic... View Article

The Differences Between Plastic Injection Molding and Plastic Vacuum Forming

February 14, 2017 11:28 pm Published by

Unless you work in an industry that relies on plastic prototypes or customization to bring designs closer to fruition, you may never give the methods of plastic fabrication a second thought—like plastic vacuum forming and plastic injection molding. For example, plastic fabrication is necessary for many companies to complete a big project, or for businesses to offer a product in quantity through mass production. The key to a successful project completion is choosing the best method with help from a professional in the plastic fabrication industry. Let’s take a look at the differences between plastic injection molding and plastic vacuum forming in Orem, UT, as well as a quick overview of each process. Plastic vacuum forming Plastic vacuum forming is... View Article

Using Acrylic Plastic Sheets During Home Improvement Projects

February 1, 2017 2:45 am Published by

Acrylic plastic sheets are available in a variety of sizes and colors. You can even find them at craft stores for smaller projects. But if you have been limited to the craft-size acrylic sheeting, you’ve likely never considered it for larger home improvement projects. Here are six ideas for putting this material to use in your home: Replace glass: If it is time to replace glass windows in your kitchen cabinets and other built-ins, consider acrylic plastic sheets in Orem, UT. They offer more durability and you can choose different colors and finishes. If you’ve ever wanted to try something different with your cabinets, this is your chance. With this quick replacement, you can avoid spending additional money on replacing... View Article

Best Applications for ABS Sheets

January 18, 2017 2:45 am Published by

When you create products that offer little room for failure, ABS sheets are a good investment. Also known as engineering plastic, ABS sheets offer durability that supports quality at a lower cost than you would expect. If you are considering this material for your own production run, here are the industries and applications where ABS sheets in Orem, UT can serve customers well: Heavy equipment: There is always a desire to help machinery run better and more efficiently. This often involves upgrading parts. When there are new ideas for machinery components, it is best to test the design first. This requires the manufacturing of a durable prototype that provides the best representation of how the part will perform if produced.... View Article

Common Items Made from Polycarbonate Plastic Sheets

December 29, 2016 12:14 am Published by

Polycarbonate plastic sheets are another raw material provided by D&D Plastics. Like acrylic and ABS, this is a flexible high-use material demanded by many industries across several sectors. Structural considerations, heavy equipment and material handling are just a few of the demands made on polycarbonate. Here are items you frequently encounter that are made from polycarbonate plastic sheets in Orem, UT: Electronics: Your iPhone and laptop computer are just two items in our technology‑dependent society that benefit from polycarbonate. As the perfect thermal insulator, it manages the heat put off by devices well, making it a desirable material for parts and components in electronic and electric items. Electronic media also require polycarbonate. DVD, Blu-ray discs and optical storage like CD-ROM... View Article