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Plastic’s Role in Stopping the Spread of Germs

July 9, 2020 9:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in Americans—and American businesses—becoming more careful than ever before with regard to sanitation and cleanliness. Over the last several months, plastic has played a large, important role in stopping the spread of germs, and acrylic sheet sales in Utah and beyond have seen a considerable spike. One of the most visible plastic applications that has been used in the time of COVID-19 is the plastic sneeze guard or partition. These partitions are easy to install, as they do not require any special mounting equipment. They have long been in use in spaces like banks and convenience stores for added security, but now they also protect workers from contamination in commercial areas like grocery stores, restaurants... View Article

Protect Yourself with These Acrylic Sneeze Guard Ideas

June 22, 2020 5:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As the COVID-19 pandemic changes the ways in which we interact and do business with each other, there is an increased emphasis on safe, healthy service in retail, grocery stores and restaurants. Acrylic sneeze guards aren’t just for buffets anymore—businesses are installing them to protect their workers and customers at registers and other contact points. Depending on the demands of your particular business or industry, you may want to install plastic sneeze guards in your customer-facing areas. Here are the best plastic sneeze guard ideas in Utah—and when you’re ready to create your own custom sneeze guards, contact D&D Plastics to design and produce the specifically-tailored products you need: Straight-cut sheets: Straight-cut sheets of clear acrylic are the most common... 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

Choose the Right Plastic for Your Needs

December 27, 2019 1:04 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Not all plastics offer the same properties. These days, almost everything has plastic material, and while they may all look alike, they are definitely not identical. There are types for mechanical, residential and even medical purposes. Before buying acrylic sheets in Utah for your next product line, here is an overview of the six types of plastic available for your products: Acrylic: Also known as polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA), acrylic is known as a glass alternative. It is popular with optical products and resists shattering, abrasions and even bullets. Other design adjustments can also make it UV-tolerant and anti-glare. It literally offers hundreds of applications and is typically used in sheet form to create acrylic mirrors and plexiglass. Polycarbonate: Tough and... View Article

What Is an Acrylic Sheet, and How Can It Be Used?

November 14, 2019 8:57 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

An acrylic sheet, also known as plexiglass, is a type of thermoplastic. Thermoplastics can be heated to an injectable state for placement in a mold. This makes them extremely versatile in their application. Once melted, these plastic sheets for sale in Utah can be molded into any shape you need. Acrylic sheets are also resistant to yellowing, scratches and abrasions, and they protect against UV damage. The main drawback to keep in mind with this diverse product is that it is quite rigid, so it is susceptible to cracks and chips while it is being installed. Still, due to its versatility and overall durability, acrylic can be used in a wide range of applications: Acrylic mirror sheeting: This type of... View Article