8 Best Plexiglass Uses in Your Home

Homeowners are always looking for ways to make their houses not only look better but also become more efficient. One of the easiest ways to do both is to incorporate plexiglass into your living arrangement.
Acrylic—which is also known as plexiglass—is a transparent thermoplastic homopolymer that comes in a variety of colors, shapes, and sizes. Plexiglass can be used in several different ways. Plexiglass is typically sold in sheets and is available in styles such as frosted, mirrored, or non-glare. Take a closer look at these 8 exciting plexiglass uses in your home to elevate efficiency and design!

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6 Benefits of Acrylic Sheet Aquariums

Mother and daughter cleaning acrylic sheet aquarium at home

From retail displays to directional signage, there’s no shortage of things to create with acrylic. And while you might lean towards using the material for your business needs, acrylic can also come in handy for your home—case in point: your aquarium. 

An acrylic sheet aquarium can make a fish lover’s life easier for a multitude of reasons, offering an alternative to the typical glass models. Read on for some of the biggest benefits of choosing an acrylic sheet aquarium.

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What is ABS Material


Construction worker carrying hard hat made out of ABS plastic material

When it comes to finding a manufacturing material that is tough and durable, but flexible enough to be used in an array of ways, look no further than ABS material. Not familiar with it? Here’s a breakdown of what is ABS material and how it can be used. 

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How to Weld Plastics: A Complete Guide

The plastic welding process takes place when heat and pressure are applied to join two pieces of plastic together. The plastic is melted at the joint and then pressed together to create a bond. There are several techniques used to do this, so it’s not always easy to determine how to weld plastic. With that in mind, here’s a crash course on welded plastics and how to weld them efficiently.

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Understanding PEEK Material

Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) is a semicrystalline thermoplastic polymer used for engineering applications. Developed in the late 1970s, it was first used as a high-temperature resistant material for cable insulation. It is now used in numerous applications where high thermal properties are required—its high thermal stability allows PEEK material to be used continuously at a high temperature of up to 482° F/250° C for a long time and almost 750° F/400° C for a short time.

PEEK material is light weight, stiff, and has excellent mechanical strength and dimensional stability. It also has good combustion resistance, good corrosion resistance, and good resistance to x-rays and Beta and gamma rays. Its excellent mechanical and chemical resistance properties are retained in high temperature applications, making it particularly useful in the medical/pharmaceutical, aircraft and aerospace, fluid handling, electrical/electronics manufacturing, automotive, food processing, and petroleum industries.

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