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Latest Posts Under: Plastics And Their Applications

The Role Of Plastics In Producing Solar Energy

It’s nearing almost 70 years since Bell Laboratories created introduced the first solar cell. The event was widely publicised as the beginning of our world’s pursuit of harnessing the sun’s limitless energy for the use of mankind. It’s 2023 and even though the adoption of solar energy has grown exponentially, there is a lot of …

Importance Of Technology In Plastic Manufacturing

There is no doubt that technology has positively impacted and changed the face of the plastic industry. Earlier, most plastic manufacturing companies sourced their raw materials from Africa. Today, the global supply chain has opened up to such an extent that there are plenty of choices to source raw materials from. Nations that were not …

How Plastic Is Transforming The Wearable Tech Industry

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As per latest research, the global Wearable Technology market was worth USD 115.8 billion in 2021. This figure is expected to grow to an astonishing USD 380.5 billion by 2028. The popularity of wearables can be attributed to the convenience it adds to monitoring fitness levels, tracking locations with GPS, and viewing messages. Above all, …

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 …

Top 4 Resin Types Used For Packaging Applications

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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 …

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

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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 …

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, …