Category Archives: Plastic Manufacturing

A Screw is No Longer Just a Screw: Coated Fasteners


Coated Fasteners

A Screw is No Longer Just a Screw: Coated Fasteners bring technology to the lowly fastener Cutting edge technology  reaches much further than you can ever imagine, touching even the lowly and rather mundane screw. And  many industries now require that fasteners have increased strength, and better resistance to extreme temperatures, that they help create smooth […]

Fiber Reinforced Plastic Versus Traditional Materials


fiber-reinforced-plastic

Steel, aluminum, and timber have long been the go-to materials when it comes to building, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything we can do to improve on these classic building materials. But fiber reinforced plastic? When you think of plastic water bottles, clothing hangers, and children’s toys, durability isn’t likely to come to mind. […]

Plastic Materials in Cryogenic Environments


plastic materials in cryogenic environments

Surprisingly, plastic can perform quite well, as long the plastic products are created with cryogenic freezing in mind. The beginning of plastic materials in cryogenic environments The study of plastics in cryogenic environments started all the way back in the 1960s. The research was conducted by NASA, as they wanted to see how plastic would […]

Plastics in Aerospace


Boeing 787 Dreamliner taking off

As we’ve mentioned in other articles, plastics permeate every facet of our lives. They’re in our cars, on our kitchen counters, and in our bathrooms. Nowhere have they been adopted so fast as Aerospace, however. Starting with World War II, plastics have played a role in aviation, replacing critical rubber components in planes after the Japanese […]