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Plastics

Plastics are used everywhere, but, not all plastics are the same. Each plastic polymer has a unique property making in well suited for certain applications

What Are PBT Plastics
PBT plastics are a versatile engineered plastic polymer with uses in a wide variety of application and industries. Learn more about PBT plastics.

What Is PVC Plastics
PVC plastics are the third most commonly used types of plastic polymers used. Learn about the properties of PVC polyvinyl chloride plastics.

Uses Of Plastics
The uses and importance of plastic materials in our everyday lives is incredible. Most of use touch a form of plastic at any given time, on any given day.

What Is Corrugated Plastic
Corrugated plastic is an inexpensive building that is incredibly useful. Learn more about corrugated plastic.

Most Common Plastics
We touch plastic polymers all day long, but chances are you are touching one of these five most common plastics.

High Temperature Thermoplastics
High temperature thermoplastics are gaining popularity due to their increase toughness and durability.

Plastic Extrusion
The plastic extrusion process creates products that we use daily. Learn more about extrusion of plastics.

Injection Molding
Injection molding is one of the most low cost manufacturing methods of plastic. Understand the other benefits and history of injection molding.

Rotational Molding - Rotomolding
Rotational molding, commonly called "Rotomolding" is a excellent manufacturing process to create hollow products.

What Is Blow Molding
Blow molding makes billions of containers a year. Learn about this plastic manufacturing process.

What Are Plastics
Plastics are everywhere, but what are plastics? Learn the basics of this polymer material that has taken over our life.

What Is Vacuum Forming
Vacuum forming is an excellent method of manufacturing and molding plastic. Chances are you use something that is vacuum formed daily.

Recycling Plastics
Recycling plastics is not a easy as it sounds. Learn the basics of the plastic recycling process.

What Are PET Plastics
What are PET plastics? Learn about the plastic used in water and soda bottles, and how PET plastic is recycled.

Plastics In Children's Toys
Not all plastics are equal, especial when used in children's toys. Learn about the uses of the various plastics and chemicals in toys.

What Is Polypropylene
What is polypropylene? The versatile plastic polypropylene is used throughout our daily life, and has become a common piece for packaging and plastic products.

PlasticsToday.com
Source for news in the plastics and polymer industry.

Polymer - What Is A Polymer
The foundation of plastics is the tailored polymer which provides the unique properties such as elasticity, reflectivity, or rigidity.

Thermoplastic vs Thermoset Resins
Learn about the differences between thermoplastic (plastic) resins and thermoset resins. Both are used today in fiber reinforced composites.

Everyday Plastics
Learn about the plastics we used day in and day out. What are the most common types of plastics we use.

Reusing Plastics
Learn how plastic polymers can be reused and transformed into new products.

PP Plastics
Polypropylene is a versatile plastic used in many places in our life. Learn about this plastic and the myriad of uses.

Polyethylene Terephthalate
Polyethylene Terephthalate, better known as PET, is perhaps the most common and widely used plastic today. Learn about this durable plastic known as PET.

What is Teflon
Teflon, a Trademark of DuPont, is a PTFE plastic polymer with many uses. Although it is used in composites, Teflon is most commonly known for cooking pans.

Plastics In Food Packaging
Plastics are excellent at holding and preserving food, however, unwanted chemicals might be leaching into the food the plastic is supposed to protect.

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