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Some Great Uses for Polycarbonate Sheets That Everyone Should Know

November 29, 2017 6:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Polycarbonate sheets are rugged transparent panels that can be a good alternative to glass. Polycarbonate sheets have an incredible amount of impact resistance, and at sufficient thicknesses, as you’ve heard us say before on this blog, they can be used as bulletproof glass! That’s the type of strength we’re talking about when we talk about polycarbonate. Among its other benefits, polycarbonate is flexible, flame resistant, weather resistant and, for its strength, almost unbelievably lightweight. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the most common uses for polycarbonate sheets for sale in Utah. Fencing Polycarbonate sheets come in a variety of colors and levels of opacity. This means that polycarbonate sheeting can actually make a really great material for fencing. It’s... View Article

DIY Ideas for Acrylic Plastic Sheets

November 15, 2017 6:49 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Acrylic plastic sheets, more popularly known as Plexiglas, are a hard-plastic material that is transparent, looking almost identical to a normal pane of glass. Acrylic sheets have some advantages over normal glass, however. They’re less likely to crack, break or shatter, and they’re much safer to cut and grind. Because it’s safer and easier to use than glass, acrylic plastic sheets for sale in Utah can be a great material for do-it-yourself projects. We put together this post with several ideas of DIY projects using acrylic plastic sheets just to give you some ideas. There are so many other projects acrylic sheets are good for. Window panes Acrylic plastic is extremely sturdy, less prone to getting dirty and streaky and... View Article

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