Latest Posts

Injection Molding in Utah Finally Explained in Layman’s Terms

March 27, 2019 10:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ve probably heard the term “injection molding.” You’ve used products that were created with this process. Maybe you even know a little bit about injection molding in Utah. Still, it’s never been quite clear to you what is involved in this process and how it is used to create millions of products each day. Below you’ll find a clear, concise overview of this process. We’ll answer the basic questions about injection molding in Utah to provide a good explanation that doesn’t require a degree in engineering to comprehend. If you have additional questions about injection molding in Utah, don’t hesitate to reach out to the experts at D&D Plastics. What is injection molding in Utah? Injection molding is a manufacturing... View Article

Injection Molding Explained

March 1, 2019 8:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Injection molding is a widely used manufacturing process that is employed to make everything from cosmetic shells for consumer products to intricate parts and components for industrial equipment and machinery. This manufacturing process has the potential to be used for a nearly infinite number of applications, and it can help you produce complex parts and products quickly, efficiently and affordably. To help you determine whether injection molding in Utah is the right manufacturing choice for you and to ensure that you know what to expect from the process, it’s a good idea to learn a little bit more about how it works. How does injection molding work? Injection molding is a manufacturing process in which plastic polymers are injected into... View Article

Five Major Types of Plastic Explained

February 15, 2019 8:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Plastic is an incredibly versatile type of material that can be made to fit a wide variety of applications and specifications. You encounter numerous different types of plastics on a daily basis, but you might not pay much attention to the different varieties of plastics until you need to start planning or developing a plastic part, product or component of your own. To help you determine which type of plastic sheets in Utah is right for you, it’s a good idea to learn more about a few of the most common plastic variations that you have to choose from: Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC): PVC is well known for its use in construction. Depending on how PVC is fabricated, it can be... View Article

What Are the Stages of Vacuum Forming a Product?

January 30, 2019 12:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

When people hear the term “vacuum forming,” they often think of it is a plastic fabrication process that has been around forever. Vacuum forming became popular in the 1930s and the reason it is still relevant today is because it works. Vacuum forming has been combined with newer technologies, such as 3D printing, but overall the process has remained the same. No alternative process can match vacuum forming when it comes to low cost, efficiency and ease of tooling. At D & D Plastics, we love answering our customers’ questions about plastic vacuum forming in Utah. When people hear how it works, they are anxious to try it. That’s why we want to share with you the eight stages of... View Article

What Is Thermoforming?

January 16, 2019 12:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What if we told you that there was a better way to create your plastic products? Would you be interested? Well, there is a plastic fabrication process that saves money, reduces waste and makes your creations into a reality. It’s called thermoforming. Maybe you’ve heard of thermoforming before, or maybe this is a brand-new term for you. Either way, you probably still have questions. We want to help answer those questions by giving you an overview of plastic thermoforming in Utah. What is it? Thermoforming is a general term that refers to the process of transforming a plastic sheet into a three-dimensional shape by using heat, vacuum and pressure. In this process, sheets of plastic are heated until they are... View Article