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General Plastics Manufacturing Co.


General Plastics Manufacturing Co. has published these technical articles:

(Machine Shop Services)
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Pebble Technology International® (PTI), known as The World's Most Trusted Pool Finishes™, has been the originator and leading provider of pebble aggregate surfaces for swimming pools for... (View Full Article)
(Machine Shop Services)
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BLR Aerospace used General Plastics' FR-4700 high-temperature tooling board for its stability, uniformity, and excellent machinability for tight tolerances.... (View Full Article)
(Plastic Shapes and Stock)
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For over 30 years, Pacific Research Laboratories, Inc., also known as Sawbones, has been changing the way medical practitioners train and prepare for surgery. The first and largest provider of... (View Full Article)
(Materials)
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Polyurethane Foam: Dielectric Materials for Use in Radomes and Other Applications Many polyurethane foams offer a wide variety of physical properties, as well as desirable dielectric properties for... (View Full Article)
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When Solid Terrain Modeling was established, they needed a supplier with the ability to fulfill large orders of high-quality foam to serve as base for their three-dimensional relief maps. In addition,... (View Full Article)
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When Outland Technology, manufacturer of underwater systems, video cameras, and lights for diving companies and military operations expanded their product line 16 years ago, they faced a challenge.... (View Full Article)
(Plastic Shapes and Stock)
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For the past three decades, Columbiana Hi Tech (CHT) has supported the full Nuclear Fuel Cycle, specializing in custom fabrication and specialty products for the nuclear industry. Manufactured... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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The advent of higher-temperature resins and carbon-fiber composites such as Hexcel's HexTOOL®*, created the need for polyurethane foam that can withstand much higher process temperatures. It... (View Full Article)
(Materials)
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LAST-A-FOAM® models and components have also been used to construct full-scale mockups of high-profile aircraft. These include Lockheed Martin's X-33 single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) experimental... (View Full Article)
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General Plastics' materials were put to the test in NASA's Space Shuttle program as key components for the Reusable Solid Rocket Motor (RSRM) system. These solid-rocket boosters helped power the... (View Full Article)
(Materials)
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Creative Spectrum, Inc. principal and product designer Roman Kashalapov crafted his "Voll" action figure using General Plastics' LAST-A-FOAM® FR-7108 model and prototype foam. Kashalapov's... (View Full Article)
(Materials)
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Los Angeles-based sculptor Laura Larson used our LAST-A-FOAM® FR-6706 Aerospace-Grade material to create mold patterns for terra cotta sculptures. These sculptures decorate columns at the front... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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The Air National Guard (ANG) contacted General Plastics as it explored rigid polyurethane foam solutions to munitions storage for its civil air defense facilities. In particular, it sought a... (View Full Article)
(Materials)
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The complex polyurethane foam sculpture depicted above was crafted from our LAST-A-FOAM® FR-6712 Aerospace-Grade material by sculptor Joy Taylor of Newport Beach, California... (View Full Article)
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General Plastics plays a pivotal role in allowing individuals whose faces are severely burned to live a more normal life. Our LAST-A-FOAM®FR-4540 tooling board material is used by CimMed, Inc. of... (View Full Article)
(Materials)
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Solid Terrain Models (STM) of Fillmore, California has created highly accurate topographical models and maps using our LAST-A-FOAM® FR-7100 Multi-use Core and Modeling Board Series. These models... (View Full Article)
(Plastic Shapes and Stock)
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The term "rigid polyurethane foam" comprises two polymer types: Polyisocyanurate formulations and polyurethane formulations. They are distinguished from each other by the manner in which they are... (View Full Article)
(Development and Prototyping Services)
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Applied Aerospace Structures Corp. looked to General Plastics' Multi-Use Core Series for it's fine-cell structure, stability, and easy-to-machine benefits. Already familiar with its physical... (View Full Article)
(Composites, Textiles and Reinforcements)
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Defense Subcontractor slashes three-fourths of its prototyping costs & time using multi-use core form... (View Full Article)