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Frequently Asked Questions About Acrylic Tubes in Utah

September 26, 2019 11:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Are you planning on using acrylic plastic tubes for an upcoming manufacturing job? If so, it’s important that you do some background research on these parts and what you should know about them, including their benefits and the effects they might have on the specific application you have in mind. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions we receive about acrylic tubes in Utah. Which is stronger, acrylic or glass? Acrylic and glass can often be used for the same purposes and even in the same applications. If you’re facing a choice between the two materials, one of the primary factors you’re going to have to consider is strength. In general, a .125” thickness of acrylic will... View Article

The Basics of Acrylic

August 28, 2019 11:13 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you work with acrylic or are considering using acrylic in your next design or development project, you may have questions about acrylic sheets and tubes in Utah. Acrylic is an increasingly popular material to work with due to how durable and strong it is, as well as its impact resistance. Read on to learn more about acrylic to see if it’s the right material for you: Benefits of acrylic over other materials: Acrylic is a great choice over many other plastics and glass thanks to its durable qualities. It is stronger, more impact-resistant, lighter in weight, shatter-proof and easier to fabricate and mold than glass. However, there are some plastics that are rated higher in strength. Polycarbonate is the... View Article

What Is Acrylic Tubing in Utah?

June 25, 2019 8:44 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Acrylic tubes are commonly used in a variety of manufacturing applications. They are made with acrylic resins that get thermoformed (molded with the assistance of heat) into their tubular shape, though that same process can also be used to make a variety of other types of usable plastic products. But if you need clear tubing, this is an ideal process, because the majority of thermoformed acrylic resins are nearly transparent. Here are some of the benefits associated with acrylic tubing in Utah to consider: Durability: You’ll find that acrylic tubing does not noticeably age. It’s far more likely that you’ll accidentally break an acrylic tube than that the tube will wear down to the point where it can’t continue to... View Article