Latest Posts Under: Plastic Application

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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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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Why HDPE is the Preferred Material of Choice for 3D Printing

HDPE which stands for high-density polyethylene is a thermoplastic polymer. It is made from the monomer ethylene and is ubiquitous for its great strength-to-density ratio. It is extremely strong yet light enough to float. Its molecular branch is the reason behind its intermolecular force and tensile strength. HDPE is designed for an optimum balance of …

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