September 6, 2021

Plastic has played a huge role in the revolution of the medical industry. Modern healthcare would not be what it is today without the use of plastic materials. Medical-grade plastic permeates the industry, from the MRI machine to surgical gloves. CNC machining is often used to produce these plastic products, which are high-quality, agile and

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May 12, 2021

Engineering plastics are the bridge between standard plastics and high temperature plastics. While they have better mechanical strength and thermal resistance than commodity plastics (such as PVC), they’re not as sophisticated or as costly to produce as high temperature plastics. Engineering plastics have attributes that enable them to perform for extended periods in situations where

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April 16, 2021

Food-grade plastics (also food-safe plastics) is a term used for plastics deemed safe for contact with food and beverages. If a plastic is food-grade, it has a certain level of purity and doesn’t include any dyes or recycled materials that are potentially hazardous if consumed by humans. Certain acidic food and alcohol can cause plastic

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March 15, 2021

Visual merchandising is a general term for the elements included in creating a retail space that encourages a customer to enter and then make a purchase. Through the use of simple visual merchandising techniques, such as custom shopfittings, sign designs and music, a business can better present their brand and engage potential customers. Here are

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February 22, 2021

High-performance plastics have superior properties above their standard plastic and engineered plastic counterparts. They are typically considered high-performance polymers that can withstand extreme environments, such as high or low temperatures, high pressure or high velocity. There are many names for these plastics, including high-performance polymers, high-temperature plastics and high-tech plastics. These are all synonymous for

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January 20, 2021

Nylon plastic is a strong, stiff engineering plastic with outstanding bearing and wear properties. Nylon offers a variety of uses and benefits, which have made it one of the most popular plastics today. Before we cover those uses and benefits, let’s take a closer look at what is nylon. What is Nylon? Today, nylon plastic

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