When choosing components and fasteners for manufacturing and production, it’s important to consider the application, the environment of the finished products and the characteristics of the materials available. Plastics, and especially some of the advanced composite materials, make a great choice for many applications and offer exceptional strength and resistance to wear. In this post […]
Whether played on different seasons, with different tools, and on different surfaces, there’s one material that makes most sports possible…plastic!
What’s best for reducing friction and wear within fastening materials: metal on metal and plastic on plastic? The answer may surprise you.
Learn about the marriage of plastics within the “robot Revolution”. See the use of new uses and current advances in plastics and robots.
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Looking for a fastener, but not sure if you should use plastic or metal? Read the answers in our article about Plastic Fasteners vs. Metal Fasteners.
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.
The quantity of plastic used across all industries is enormous. It is astonishing to think about the amount of plastic we use on a daily basis. Yet, we rarely think about this material or even consider the amount of effort that goes into making these products. The furthest thing from the consumer’s mind is all […]
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 […]