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Building a Better Machine Guard With Plastics

Stiffness, impact resistance, clarity, and chemical resistance are keys to selecting the right plastic for a machine guard.

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Plastic Materials in Chemical Environments

Key factors like temperature, concentration, and time of exposure affect the chemical resistance of plastics materials. Explore how to best select plastic materials for chemical environments.

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How to Choose a Plastic Materials Supplier

Selecting a raw materials supplier is one of the most critical decisions that a company makes. Learn how a good supplier can be a tremendous resource for a business.

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Turning Up The Heat, Considerations for High Temperature Applications

Want to determine the maximum operating temperature of a plastic material? Multiple characteristics of the polymer must be considered. Explore this article originally published by IAPD.

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High Performance Flexible Inner Liner Materials - Without Silicone

Create sockets that are easier to fabricate, more comfortable to wear, and more pleasing in appearance than sockets made from silicone-filled EVA sheet materials.

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