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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 …

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Top 4 Resin Types Used For Packaging Applications

Packaging Applications

Commodity plastics (resins) are the major products that account for the bulk of the plastics. These comprise of Polyethylene (PE), Polypropylene (PP), Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) and Polystyrene. Let us understand the comparative properties and applications of these top 4 plastic (or resin) types in this article. 1) Polyethylene (PE) PE is the most largely used …

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

HDPE Plastic Granules

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 …

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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, …

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