Why ABS Plastic is Widely Used in Various Industries

This article discusses why ABS or Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene is one of the most favored choices of plastic for numerous engineering projects and industrial applications. Before we dive into the main gist of this article, let us first understand how ABS is made. How is ABS Made? ABS is a thermoplastic that is produced by …

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Modern Plastic Products That Will Help Reduce Your Energy Bills

This article is the second in a 2-part series on how plastic can make your home more energy-efficient. In this article, we will look at five modern plastic products that will reduce your home’s energy usage. Did you know that nearly 40 percent of our nation’s energy is consumed in our homes and heating and …

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Save Money and Energy with the Help of Plastic

Are you searching for new ways to make your home energy efficient and environment friendly? If yes, then you have come to the right place. We have broken down the blog into two parts. The first part of the blog will describe some practical measures to make your home energy efficient whereas the second part …

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Canadian Company Builds House Using More than 600K Recycled Plastic Bottles

A Canadian company in Nova Scotia, built a house using 612,000 plastic bottles. Although plastic may seem like a strange choice for construction material over traditional options like brick and wood, companies are constantly finding innovative ways to reuse plastic. The home built in Meteghan River contains recycled aluminum, wood, and drywall but the star …

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IT Professionals Turn Plastic Waste into Stylish Home Decor and Bags

Plastic is one of the most used products in our society and continues to bring value in different forms. One of which is recycling. High-value plastic waste such as PET water bottles and shampoo bottles are recycled on a large scale. According to the Indian Central Pollution Control Board, 60% of our country’s plastic waste …

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10 Practical Reasons to Choose Masterbatch Over Raw Pigment

We interact with colored plastics regularly, but have you ever wondered about the color concentrates that bring visual appeal to these products? To provide colors to the polymers, pigments or masterbatches are used. Let us begin by understanding the difference between the two. Pigments are solid and dry coloring substances. They are usually suspended in …

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A BRIEF OVERVIEW ON PLASTIC INJECTION MOLDING: USES, MACHINE TYPES & ADVANTAGES

Injection molding is the most universally used manufacturing process to produce plastic parts. A large variety of plastic goods that greatly vary in their size, complexity, and application are manufactured using injection molding. The injection molding course requires the utilization of an injection molding machine, raw plastic material, and a mold. The injection molding machine …

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A Comprehensive Guide to Plastic Molding Techniques

Plastic molding is a manufacturing process in which liquid plastic is shaped using a mold to create a finished plastic product. The process involves a liquid polymer such as polyethylene or polypropylene to be placed into a rigid frame or mold, so the polymer can take its shape. Various ranges of heat and pressure are …

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6 Different Plastics that Lead the Way for Thermoforming

Thermoforming is a plastic molding method that is used to create a variety of usable products. The manufacturing process involves heating of thin plastic sheets to make them pliable. Once the sheet reaches a malleable temperature, it is materialized over a male or female mold. It is then cooled to a finished shape and the …

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Indian Professor Creates Petrol Out of Plastic Waste!

Plastics have immensely contributed when it comes to making our lives convenient and to the betterment of modern life. They help us save energy by insulating our homes, they make our vehicles lighter and fuel efficient, they are widely used in the field of medicine to keep medical supplies sterile. However, with the multiple benefits …

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