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Frequently Asked Questions About ABS Sheets in Utah

January 10, 2018 11:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

At D&D Plastics, we are known for a wide variety of our plastic products and manufacturing services, including our ABS sheets. We receive a wide variety of questions about ABS sheets in Utah, some of which we have listed below with their corresponding answers. If you have additional questions about our ABS sheets or any of our other products or services, we encourage you to contact us today for more information. Q: What is ABS plastic? ABS stands for acrylonitrile butadiene styrene. It is an opaque thermoplastic and an amorphous polymer. It being a “thermoplastic” refers to how it holds up to the application of heat. Rather than burning, thermoplastics liquefy, which allows them to be more easily molded and... View Article

What to Consider When Seeking a Plastic Thermoforming Company

December 26, 2017 6:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

No two people are the same, and no two projects are the same, either—especially when it comes to custom plastic thermoforming. As a leading plastic design company in Utah, D&D Plastics understands that a wide variety of factors have an impact on each person’s specific design and process requirements. Much must be taken into consideration, from project deadlines and materials to budget margins and product numbers. That’s why it’s important to choose a plastic design company that is compatible with your needs—one that knows your niche and has the experience necessary to give you excellent results. Ask about industry experience Before you hire a company to take on your plastic design project, take the time to ask them about their... View Article

What Are the Main Benefits to Plastic Thermoforming?

December 12, 2017 6:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you have a design idea that you’re ready to turn into reality, you might want to consider plastic thermoforming in Utah—one of many specialties at D&D Plastics that can help you achieve the perfect product quickly and effectively. Read on to find out more about this innovative practice. The basics To put it simply, plastic thermoforming is the process of heating up sheet plastic and then pressing it into form over a female or male mold. The two main ways of completing this process are by pressure forming or vacuum forming. You’ve actually seen a lot of products that have been thermoformed, most frequently in areas such as packaging, automotive, retail, electronics, sports, displays and much more. What makes... View Article

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