Monthly Archives: March 2015

Common Plastic Forming Processes

Plastic products are made using a wide variety of processes. There are 5 common techniques used to produce most of the items you see every day. Continue reading

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Understanding Plastic Trade Names

Understanding the difference between a brand and material is a huge part of material selection when it comes to plastic. Continue reading

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Potting: Electronics Encapsulation

In some cases, electronic components need protection from environmental factors like humidity, corrosion, contaminants, and structural threats. Potting (encapsulation), is one way of achieving that protection. Continue reading

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Top 4 Scenarios Requiring Reverse Engineering

Creating technical documentation for an existing product requires reverse engineering. But what types of circumstances require this kind of service? Continue reading

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Sustainability, the Key to Innovation

Staying relevant to your customers, NOT your industry, is the key to growth and innovation. Continue reading

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Vacuum Forming Plastic

Vacuum forming is a method of molding sheets of plastic into 3D shapes using the force created by an air vacuum. Depending on quantities and complexity, vacuum forming can be an inexpensive and efficient technique. Continue reading

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