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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

Why You Need Acrylic Plastic Sheets

December 15, 2016 12:14 am Published by

D&D Plastics has regular production runs for acrylic plastic sheets in Orem, UT. This material is useful is several applications, which makes the demand for it very high. In addition to providing molded plastic, we will also sell the raw material for manufacturing ventures. Here is why you should consider acrylic plastic sheets for your business: Flexibility: Acrylic works well for everything from food containers to septic tanks. It is easy to cut and manipulate, which allows you to put it to its best use. There are few industries that do not benefit from acrylic, because it works well for a variety of consumer and commercial purposes. Weather resistance: Acrylic is popular for signs, windows and skylights because it offers... View Article

How to Choose a Plastic Fabrication Company

November 20, 2016 5:03 pm Published by

The rise and prevalence of plastics created a boom in industries of all types. They have made many aspects of our lives easier in ways that we now tend to take for granted. Because of this importance and prevalence, there are now many companies that specialize in plastic fabrication, acting as a manufacturer and supplier specifically of plastic parts for other manufacturing companies. With so many choices available, how do these companies decide which plastic fabricator they are willing to work with? There are a number of factors that might go into this decision. Here are some tips about how to choose a plastic fabrication company in Orem, UT: Research their work: Know exactly what kind of work a plastic... View Article

Types of Plastic Fabrication Service

November 5, 2016 5:01 pm Published by

At D&D Plastics, we provide a wide variety of plastic fabrication services. There are quite a few different methods of plastic fabrication, each of which can be used to achieve different goals and purposes. Here are a few of those most common methods of plastic fabrication service in Orem, UT: Plastic welding: You are likely familiar with metal welding, which involves melting two or more pieces of metal together. The process is essentially the same with plastic—it’s just much easier to melt plastic. It is a particularly useful process for handling various types of thermoplastics that are otherwise unsuitable for binding with adhesives. Plastic welding can be performed by using methods such as hot gas emissions, spinning, contact welding or... View Article