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Laird Plastics, Inc. has published these technical articles:

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Introduction to Tecanyl VH2 PPE...
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Acrylic plastic, also known as polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) or thermoplastic PMMA, is a remarkably versatile material integral to countless industries. Chemically speaking, acrylic plastic is a...
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The use of plastics in heavy and agricultural equipment has become increasingly prevalent in recent years. This is due to the numerous benefits that plastics offer in terms of performance, efficiency,...
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Plastics play a vital role in helping medical equipment meet quality standards in the field. They play many roles, from serving as the foundation of critical products to assisting in the carrying...
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Although it might not seem like it at first glance, plastic is everywhere in the transportation industry. Many companies are replacing components that were once made of wood, metal, glass, and more...
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WHAT IS PETG?...
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WHY USE PLASTICS FOR THE OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY?...
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Signage plays a vital role in many businesses, whether you work for a realtor company or are the president of an office for a massive corporation. Performance plastic is a quality material to create...
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Read on to learn more about the types of plastics in specialty vehicles and the plastic specialty vehicle applications. We'll dive into the best options and why they are practical in specialty...
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TYPES OF PVC FOAM BOARD...
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Sintra PVC boards (polyvinyl chloride pvc), known for their remarkable versatility and durability, have emerged as a leading material in various industries. From retail signage to intricate...
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Common Plastics For Material Handling/Conveying...
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The main difference between PVC and CPVC is their ability to withstand temperature....
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Why Is ACM So Popular...
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What is Brass Metal Used For?...
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How Cast Acrylic is Made...
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You might not realize it but your life revolves around ceramics...
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What Types of Corrugated Flutes Are There?...
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We discuss the process that goes into making ETFE, how this versatile material is used, and much more....
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You have seen and probably used foam board in your life, whether at home for decorations, at work, or in school. But do you really know what foam board is and how it is best used?...
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What is Plastic?...
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There’s a good chance that you come across or use nylon every day, whether you realize it or not. You can find it in many clothing options, vehicles, mechanical equipment, and more. This stout...
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Companies across the planet continue to look for ways to innovate and save money. One way of doing this is to use materials and components that weigh and cost less. This is where PBT comes into play....
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PFA plastic, also known as perfluoroalkoxy polymer, has various unique features that make it ideal for a number of high purity applications...
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Polybenzimidazole is the best engineering thermoplastic on the market. It has the strongest heat resistance and mechanical property retention of any unfilled plastic at temperatures above 400° F....
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Polycarbonate plastics, usually known as PC plastics, are a kind of amorphous thermoplastic that is inherently transparent or mostly clear....
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Polyethylene is a thermoplastic polymer with a changeable crystalline structure and, depending on the kind, a wide variety of uses....
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What exactly is Styrene?...
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COMMON PLASTICS IN MACHINE SHOPS...
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WHERE IS PLASTIC USED IN RECREATION?...