How Plastic Waste is Helping Kerala to Become a Green State

With recycled plastic being put to use by various industrial sectors across India, Kerela has come up with an innovative idea to use plastic waste in the construction of roads. Around 9,700 tonnes of plastic waste such as containers, food packaging plastic, bottle caps, disposable diapers, and plastic bottles have been used for the construction …

Incredible Applications of PEEK Plastic in Various Industries

plastic nut and bolts

Polyetheretherketone also referred to as PEEK is a high-performance thermoplastic. It is a semi-crystalline organic polymer that possesses a chemical structure that is highly stable. This gives it a massive advantage over materials such as metals. It exhibits incredible properties which makes it a preferred choice of plastic by multiple industries. Below are the numerous …

Plastic Solar Cells: The Future of Renewable Energy

Plastic Solar Cells

When it comes to generating renewable energy, solar cells have been used for decades. Plastics have always played a secondary role. For example, plastics are used to connect and protect the parts of solar panels. However, with the world’s population increasing rapidly, there is a rising demand for a sustainable and cost-effective solution. An upgrade …

Global Plastic Films Market to Grow at a CAGR of 6% by 2023

Global Plastic Films Market

Plastic films are made from polyethylene resin and play a vital role in preserving the freshness and safekeeping of food and beverages. They are less than 10mm thick and can be combined with materials such as aluminum and paper. They can be colored or transparent, multilayered or single layered and plain or printed. They are …

5 Ways How Plastic has Expeditiously Improved Our Lives

Earth on the ground

Plastic has improved our world in numerous ways. In the last few decades itself, plastic has been replacing expensive and valuable materials for everyday use. Furthermore, it has proved time and again to be more energy-efficient, cost-effective, and safer to use.  Let us look at five incredible ways of how plastic has improved our lives. …

Three Innovations in Agriculture Made Possible due to Plastic

With the rising demand for food, the need for improving agriculture is of prime importance. Owing to this demand, there are multiple innovations that are shaping the agriculture industry and boosting production. Listed below are three such innovations that were made possible due to plastic. 1) Rotomolded Beehive Honey bee farms are typically found in …

5 Reasons Why ABS Plastic is an Ideal Choice for 3D Printing

3D Printing

One of the most popular thermoplastics, ABS, also known as Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene is considered as one of the best options for 3D printing. Due to its high wear resistance, heat resistance, and incredible durability ABS is widely used in multiple industrial and consumer applications. Let us look at 5 reasons why ABS plastic is …

The Role of Plastic at Tesla’s Gigafactory

In the quest to mass produce affordable electric cars, billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk has invested $5 billion to build a Gigafactory in Nevada, USA. The factory is designed to manufacture batteries that are the heart of the electric vehicles. In order to make his vision a reality, plastics were used extensively throughout the factory in …

$53.5 Billion Forecasted for Electronics & Consumer Goods Plastics Market by 2025

Electronics & Consumer Goods Plastics

From electronics to almost all consumer goods, plastic can be found everywhere. They offer superior properties such as lightweight, low cost, superior impact, and corrosion resistance, thus making them an apt choice for almost all electronics and consumer gadgets. Owing to these properties, there has always been a growing demand for plastics in electronics and …

9 Popular Plastics for Military Applications

Plastics for Military Applications

For many decades plastics has been successfully used in military defense to produce strong and lightweight parts. Plastics have replaced metals in military applications due to its growing number of advantages. It is durable, waterproof, lightweight and does not conduct electricity. From simple hooks to delicate compass cases and very high precision weapons parts, plastic …