Plastic Extrusion: Advantages and Disadvantages

What exactly is plastic extrusion? The process is used for essential every-day items such as piping, tubing, weather-stripping, deck railings, window frames, wire insulation and fencing. Plastic extrusion is when raw plastic is melted and formed into a continuous profile.

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The Use of Medical Plastics in Practical Applications

The introduction of medical plastics has had a significant impact on the success of important healthcare procedures. Medical plastics have revolutionised the work of practitioners, making it easier to provide patients with safer and simpler procedures.

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Plastic Moulding Suppliers & Manufacturers: What to Ask?

There are several major manufacturing methods used in the plastic moulding industry, and the method used is highly dependent on what plastics you need, the purpose you require them for and under what condition(s) they’ll be used.

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Top 7 Benefits of Plastic Injection Moulding

Plastic injection moulding is the most common manufacturing process for the fabrication of plastic parts, with approximately 30% of all plastic objects completed in this way. Its origins go back to the mid 1800’s when American Inventor John Wesley Hyatt responded to a request by billiard ballmaker Pheland and Collander to produce a ball which was a substitute for ivory.

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What’s the Best Plastic For 3D Product Printing?

3D printers have come a long way in the relatively short time they were invented. Most people can create virtually anything using materials such as metal or ceramic, but 3D plastic printing is the preferred choice as it is so versatile.

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The Top Plastic Products for the Mining Industry

Do you ever stop to think how much plastic is used in our everyday life? We’re surrounded by plastic products at home and at work and its being increasingly used in safety products.

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Why Plastics are Transforming the Automotive Industry

Sixty years ago, nearly all the cars on our roads were made of steel, with hardly any plastic. Today, researchers supplying energy data to the US Government say the average car has around 120 kilograms of plastic on board. Automotive plastics are helping to improve safety, comfort and energy efficiency in all types of vehicles.

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What is Plastic Injection Moulding?

Plastic objects created through injection mouldings are used extensively in our day to day life. From wheelie bins, car bumpers to syringes, electrical switches and keyboard buttons. Injection moulding is extremely versatile as the process means you can create something of any size or shape. Approximately 30% of all plastic products are manufactured using an injection moulding process. The metal injection moulding process is like the plastic process and can produce similar shapes.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Injection Moulding

Who can remember The Graduate movie starring Dustin Hoffman? It's one of our favourite films here at Austraplas because the main character is told "there's a great future in plastics". Nearly fifty years since its release, that prediction is now a reality. Plastic is being used to make products lighter and stronger in ever increasing complex shapes. From aeronautics to the automotive industry, plastic can be found everywhere. There are even plastic bridges in Germany, the USA and Scotland. If it's metal, then it can usually be made into plastic.

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Injection Moulding: Choosing the Right Plastic Manufacturer

Choosing the Right One?

We live in a world surrounded by plastic, from household utensils to outdoor games, motor vehicles, toys and packaging. It's virtually impossible to find a house or product which is devoid of plastic. Industries are using plastic more than ever before, that's why it's essential to find a reliable plastic manufacturer to provide your quality products at affordable prices.

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