What’s best for reducing friction and wear within fastening materials: metal on metal and plastic on plastic? The answer may surprise you.
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Whether you’re an in the trenches engineer, a supply chain professional, or a front of the house sales representative, you’ve probably heard the rumblings of an impending crisis when it comes to global Nylon supplies. And while the temptation to throw up your hands and raid the local hosiery aisle may be strong, solutions to […]
Those commonly recognized fasteners of daily life? They’re integral to modern living.
Companies dedicated to the production of plastic products have long realized that this is an industry with explosive growth. However, simply stating that the plastics industry is growing is a somewhat simplistic view of what is happening. In reality, if analyzed correctly, this growth is actually moving into a whole new direction, that of the […]
Like the computer, plastic, an invention of the 20th century, has changed our lives forever. The plastics industry has helped improve healthcare, fuel efficiency, technology and many other industries we have covered here. But what about agriculture? Plastic Innovations Today, modern agriculture relies heavily on the use of plastic materials and products in its various […]
Learn about the past, the present, and the future of plastics.
The wrong plastic fastener can make or break your new product sales. Choosing the wrong fastener results in your losing time and money on your prototype or product manufacturing process. A fastener can crack, creep, deform, fade or break – and this can cause your entire product to fail. So when you want to make […]