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5 Reasons to Choose Plastic Over Metal

With the recent advancements in the field of plastic engineering, plastic now offers a multitude of properties once thought to be unique to metal. Certainly, there will always be a need for metal, but for many industrial and consumer markets, plastic is becoming the material of choice. Following are five reasons why you should choose …

What Makes HDPE One of the Most Popular Types of Plastic?

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) is a thermoplastic polymer produced from the monomer ethylene. It is popularly known for its massive strength-to-density ratio. Its molecular branch gives it strong tensile strength and intermolecular force. It is also harder, more opaque and can withstand extremely high temperatures. In addition, HDPE is a high molecular weight polymer, designed for …

Top 4 Plastic Industry Trends for 2019

Rockford Systems

The plastic industry is one of the most evolving businesses in recent times. The application of plastics can be found in almost every sector such as medical, aerospace, automotive, packaging, household appliances, construction and many more. Several trends have emerged in 2018 and they continue to be refined and amplified. Given how technology and innovative …

Global Plastic Pigments Market to Reach $16.32 Billion By 2025

Global Plastic Pigments Market

Pigments are a cluster of colored chemical compounds that are added to the polymer base to provide a specific type of color to the plastic. They are used to enhance the overall appearance of plastic products. There are two types of pigments namely organic and inorganic. The ones that are organic are hard to dispense …

Global Plastic Additives Market Forecast: $50 Billion by 2020!

Plastics have proven to provide an alternative solution to metals in numerous industrial and non-industrial applications such as automotive manufacturing, mechanical fasteners, medical equipment, commercial furniture. But did you know that plastic additives are the reason behind the popularity and widespread use of plastics? Let us begin by first defining plastic additives. Plastics additives are …

4 Incredible Benefits of Antimicrobial Plastic

Antimicrobial polymers or polymeric biocides are a class of polymers with antimicrobial activity. They possess the ability to inhibit the growth of microorganisms such as fungi, bacteria or protozoans. According to Grand View Research, antimicrobial plastic is in high demand and it is expected to soar over the next few years owing to its increasing …

Why Plastic Containers Triumph Over Others

Plastic Containers

There isn’t another material on the planet that is as versatile, durable, flexible, and lightweight as plastic containers. By various manufacturing techniques, they can be molded into any desirable form. From houses to supermarkets, plastic containers are extremely useful and are used almost everywhere. Before we understand why plastic containers triumph over other materials, let …

CAGR of 11% Forecasted for Indian Polypropylene Market by 2030

Polypropylene

One of the most widely used plastics, polypropylene is known for its strength and flexibility. It offers high-resistance to temperature and provides higher tensile strength due to which it is preferred in various applications such as caps, batteries, packaging and automotive components. These are just some of the few factors out of many that make …

The 3 Most Used Plastics & Their Applications

Used Plastics & Their Applications

From safety helmets to food packaging, airbags, electronics and everything one could possibly imagine, plastics play a vital role in our daily lives. There is no doubt that plastics have helped make our lives better and inspired countless innovations. They make our lives safer, healthier and convenient. With the multitude of options that are available, …

India Expected to Witness Polyethylene Demand Growth by 2023

Polyethylene

The application of polyethylene (PE) can be found in various sectors such as automotive, household, packaging, electronic and construction. It is one of the major plastics used in India. Some incredible advantages that polyethylene offer are: Extremely impact resistant Fully Recyclable Weather-resistant Lightweight Corrosion-resistant Let’s look at some of the different types of polyethylene: High-density …