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What Are the Different Types of Polycarbonate Sheets?

April 22, 2020 5:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you work in the world of plastic fabrication or manufacturing, you are probably familiar with polycarbonate as a material. At the very least, you know it is strong, elastic and affordable—three properties that make it highly useful and beneficial for a wide variety of types of fabrication products. What you may not know is that there are many different options with regard to the types of polycarbonate sheets you can use for your product. Here’s a quick overview of what you should know about the differences between some of these most common types of polycarbonate sheets. Contact a trusted USA polycarbonate sheet supplier in Utah to learn more: Clear polycarbonate: As you know, polycarbonate is highly impact resistant. In... View Article

What Are the Different Methods of Producing Plastics for My Business?

April 8, 2020 5:59 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There is a wide variety of plastic products and materials you’ll find available on the market. Considering the sheer variety of products out there, it should come as no surprise, then, that there are also many different methods of producing those plastics. If you’re in charge of plastic fabrication at your company or working with outsourced plastic product fabrication companies in Utah to get jobs done, it’s important for you to have an understanding of the most common methods of plastic fabrication so you’ll know which are going to be the most beneficial for your company and your product. Here’s a quick overview of some of the most common methods of plastic production to help you make an informed decision:... View Article

Things to Consider When Picking a Source for Your Plastic Sheets

April 6, 2020 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As plastic designers, developers and manufacturers, the team at D&D Plastics is familiar with the multitude of uses for hard plastic sheets—which is why we have plastic sheets for sale in their raw form to other manufacturers in Utah and beyond. Deciding which kind of sheets to use for your specific project depends on several different factors, as not every type will be suitable for your needs. Types of plastic sheets Rigid vinyl film: Rigid vinyl film, also known as rigid PVC, can be used for a range of different products, from packaging to gift cards. It comes in a wide variety of different colors, gauges and finishes, making it versatile on top of being budget-friendly. Rigid vinyl film is... View Article

Top Reasons to Manufacture Your Plastic Products in the United States

March 23, 2020 10:07 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As the world becomes more interconnected and technology improves by leaps and bounds, there are more and more places to manufacture your plastic products. While many overseas companies may be less expensive, it’s harder to determine their work and production standards, whether they’ll deliver when they say they will and to be compensated if something goes awry. That’s why we suggest getting your plastic product production needs met right here in Utah, with D&D Plastics. Here’s why our clients love working with an American plastic fabricator: Better quality: There are plenty of high-quality overseas manufacturers out there, but the problem is that they’re overseas. What you might save in production costs will be made up for in shipping and time.... View Article

Frequently Asked Questions About Acrylic Plastic

February 27, 2020 12:05 am Published by Leave your thoughts

D&D Plastics deals with acrylic plastic sheets on a regular basis, and we have a wide variety of clients who rely on acrylic plastic for their applications. If you’re trying to figure out the best kind of plastic to use for your project, it’s important for you to understand the properties of the various plastic options available, including acrylic. Here’s a quick overview of some of the most common acrylic sheet FAQs we hear from our Utah customers. How strong is acrylic, and how does it compare to glass? Acrylic is often used as a substitute for glass because it provides the same level of clarity, but quite a bit more strength. Consider this: a .125” thickness of acrylic plastic... View Article