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Everything You Need to Know About Polycarbonate

June 24, 2021 5:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Unless you’re in the plastic manufacturing business, you probably don’t realize that there are tons of different types of plastic that all have various uses. One of our favorite types to work with is called polycarbonate, which is a thermoplastic used in all sorts of industries. Keep reading to learn all about polycarbonate sheets. Where is polycarbonate used? Polycarbonate is one of the most versatile plastics on the market, so it should be no surprise that it’s used in all sorts of products. You’ll find polycarbonate used for plastic eyewear lenses, medical devices, automotive parts, DVD and Blu-ray discs, exterior lighting fixtures and much more. Polycarbonate can even be used in lieu of glass for some types of windows. What... View Article

Did You Know Sneeze Guards Reduce Exposure to Airborne Viruses?

June 10, 2021 5:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sneeze guards have been a staple at buffets, ice cream shops and other establishments serving food for a very long time, and for good reason—no one wants strangers breathing, coughing or sneezing all over the food they’re about to eat! But due to the coronavirus pandemic, many other businesses have installed sneeze guards to protect their employees and customers alike from the virus. The barriers manufactured by a reputable plastic fabrication company block airborne viruses (including COVID-19) by stopping sneezes and coughs that may contain dangerous germs before they land in an employee’s face. Because sneeze guards are becoming increasingly popular across the globe, we’ve put together this handy post to answer the most common questions you may have. What... View Article

Plastic Manufacturing Industry Challenges in 2021

May 19, 2021 10:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Many industries were hit with a new set of challenges this year, and the plastic industry is no different. Plastic fabrication companies in Utah and all over the country are having to adjust to new safety regulations, lack of supplies and increased demand. New manufacturing technology has also appeared recently, which businesses are having to learn fast. Most of these challenges have appeared because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, while it’s taking many plastic manufacturers time to adjust to these new challenges, the plastic industry has stayed strong. New technology Since the plastic industry saw a major setback during the pandemic, many companies are trying to increase productivity through the use of technology. Automation technology is often a great... View Article

Which Material Is Best for Display Cases: Glass or Acrylic?

May 5, 2021 10:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you looking for the perfect place to display that autographed baseball or one-of-a-kind comic book? Maybe you need somewhere you share your newest piece of art with visitors. Bakeries in Orem, UT often need pastry display cases. A good display case will properly protect your items while allowing everyone to see them. When shopping for display cases, however, people sometimes wonder whether glass or acrylic is better. Both materials have their advantages and disadvantages. Glass is often viewed as the classier option, so many people go with glass for displaying expensive items. Acrylic display cases, on the other hand, are usually more inexpensive than glass and can even look just as good. In fact, you’ll find that acrylic may... View Article

Eight Special Types of Plastic Fabrication Methods

April 28, 2021 1:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re new to the world of plastic fabrication in Utah, you might not know about all the innovative ways plastic can be used to create products. Plastic fabrication includes designing and manufacturing projects, whether they’re individual components or pieces that need to be assembled after production. Here are eight types of plastic fabrication that you can use to turn your next vision into reality: Molding: There are three main types of plastic molding: injection molding, blow molding and rotational molding. Injection molding is used for products (both big and small) that have a high melt index. Blow molding is used for one-piece, hollow objects—a parison is inflated with air, plastic is injected and the parison presses it against the... View Article