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Four Major Benefits of Plastic Welding in Utah

June 29, 2017 7:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Plastic is probably one of the most universal products in the world today. You will find plastic products in every home and in every industry. The U.S. manufactures over 100 billion pounds of plastic products each year which, when taking into account the lighter weight of plastic compared to other materials, makes it one of the most used materials in our world today. The reason plastic is so popular is because of its durability and flexibility. Plastic can be used to make just about anything. Unfortunately, just like any other manufactured product, plastic products can and do break, either due to natural aging and weakening of the material or because of pressure from some outside force. Because of the nature... View Article

Techniques for Successful Manufacturing Using Plastic Welding

April 14, 2017 2:21 pm Published by

Attaching plastic components often feels like an exercise in futility. There are few glue products that bind plastic, and even if you find one that works, it is unlikely to be permanent. Plastic welding in UT is the best alternative to glue, whether you run a manufacturing outfit or perform crafts at home. Here are nine welding techniques that work great for plastic: Hot gas welding: The primary tool for this technique is a welding gun using electric or gas-heated chambers. Operators may add nitrogen cartridges, or the guns take dry air from the environment. The heated gas focuses on the joint to be welded and binds to a part made from the same materials. Spin welding: Used for attaching... View Article

Types of Plastic Fabrication Service

November 5, 2016 5:01 pm Published by

At D&D Plastics, we provide a wide variety of plastic fabrication services. There are quite a few different methods of plastic fabrication, each of which can be used to achieve different goals and purposes. Here are a few of those most common methods of plastic fabrication service in Orem, UT: Plastic welding: You are likely familiar with metal welding, which involves melting two or more pieces of metal together. The process is essentially the same with plastic—it’s just much easier to melt plastic. It is a particularly useful process for handling various types of thermoplastics that are otherwise unsuitable for binding with adhesives. Plastic welding can be performed by using methods such as hot gas emissions, spinning, contact welding or... View Article