The appearance of a molded plastic part is often an important design element. While this involves color, it also involves gloss and texture.
Toughness describes the ability of a material to withstand sudden impact
Bicycles have unique performance requirements, which makes material selection challenging, especially when using thermoplastics.
Performance Plastics are not the cheap plastics your grandmother complained about – they are high performance materials that can do mind boggling things.
Pallets manufactured using 100% mixed waste plastic as a material source. Now this is news that will make you smile!
Using re-grind in the injection molding process essentially means you are using a resin blend. The end result can be a mangy mutt, an elegant Bordeaux, or something in between.
Temperature, Chemicals, Radiation, and Time - all of them can wreak havoc
Unlike many other materials, thermoplastic materials have a unique relationship with heat.
Some musings on plastics, poetry and art, from a journey up the California coast to the magic and mystery of Big Sur.
Sometimes, how you are going to make something is often just as important as what material you are using.