Your Guide to Using Plexiglass in Your Next Project

Plexiglass, otherwise known as acrylic, is a versatile plastic that offers a variety of applicational uses. Given its rigid strength and superior visibility, plexiglass is a suitable material for a variety of commercial applications. But what about choosing the right material for everyday projects that don’t require commercial-sized materials?

As it turns out, there are several reasons plexiglass can be used around the house, or on your next small-scale project. With this in mind, here are some tips and tricks to help you get the most of out of your plexiglass without spending too much time or effort. Continue reading Your Guide to Using Plexiglass in Your Next Project

HDPE: What Is It and What Are Its Benefits?

HDPE plastic is a thermoplastic polymer made from petroleum. One of the most versatile plastic materials around, HDPE is used in a wide variety of applications, including plastic bottles, milk jugs, shampoo bottles, bleach bottles, cutting boards, and piping.  Known for its outstanding tensile strength, HDPE plastic has a high-impact resistance and melting point.

As a result, HDPE plastic offers a variety of benefits and capabilities for commercial use. With this in mind we’re exploring some of the benefits this multifaceted plastic offers. Take a look: Continue reading HDPE: What Is It and What Are Its Benefits?

The Commercial Applications of PVC Foam Board

While PVC foam board is used across a wide spectrum of commercial applications thanks to the material’s versatility, what exactly is this type of plastic? Moreover, what are the different ways that expanded PVC foam board can be used? As it turns out, there are several benefits to this type of plastic that make it a useful material for commercial projects. Take a look: Continue reading The Commercial Applications of PVC Foam Board

PETG: Uses and Benefits

PETG plastic, or polyethylene terephthalate glycol, is a commonly used material covering a wide variety of applications. However, you may not realize how widely used PETG is, or the benefits that make it such a popular material. With this in mind, let’s take a closer look at what PETG is, as well how businesses can use its unique properties across a wide array of different applications. Continue reading PETG: Uses and Benefits

Your Guide to Plastic Recycling Symbols

There are several recycling symbols, many of which can become confusing if you aren’t up to speed on what they mean. With that said, we’re highlighting how these unique numbers can indicate the type of plastic, and what they mean when it’s time to recycle them. By understanding the meaning behind these symbols, you’ll be better equipped to help reduce waste, limit your carbon footprint, and help the environment.

Let’s look at some of the most common recycling symbols and how you can ensure that your plastic makes it into the correct bin. Continue reading Your Guide to Plastic Recycling Symbols

Popular Uses for Polycarbonate Plastic 

Polycarbonate plastic is a popular and dependable material for a number of applications. Not only is it durable and malleable, but it can withstand significantly high pressure. Furthermore, polycarbonate plastic can be cold-curved, allowing the material to be formed into complex angles and curves at room temperature without cracking or breaking. Today, polycarbonate is used in a wide array of different applications—but how many of these applications are you aware of? Continue reading Popular Uses for Polycarbonate Plastic