There are a number of factors to consider when selecting the material to use for your plastic extrusion design. Plastic extrusion products will be custom made to order, so the right plastic type will be selected to fit your specific requirements or needs. Selecting the right material for the project will ensure that your design works as it is intended, as well as allowing you to have a more cost-efficient product. As such, it will be important to disclose your exact purposes for the product and all that you will expect from it when in the design stage of the process. Here are some of the factors that you should be considering when looking for a plastic extrusion quote: Continue reading “How to Select the Best Material for Your Plastic Extrusion Design”
Here at Opus Plastics, we are injection moulding and extrusion specialists with over 35 years of proven and tested experience in the field of plastic manufacturing. As such, we’ve learnt all about the necessary prerequisites for delivering high-quality extrusion design for customers in a variety of industries. From the intricacies of the finer details to dedicating enough time at the start of the project to ensure desirable results, we’ve put together just seven of the factors we think make for the best standard of extrusion design.
Sustainability is in the forefront of everyone’s mind in 2019 and both consumers and businesses alike are searching for ways of being more eco-conscious. The mass production of plastic is widely deemed as negative despite the fact that there is minimal waste in comparison to the other manufacturing materials used. Any scrap plastic that occurs as a direct result of the process is recycled and re-used, meaning very little, if any, wastage transpires from moulding services. With this in mind, we thought we’d take a look at other popular plastic products and find out how they are recycled, so you can be more informed on what happens to the packaging of your products once you pop it in the recycling box.
Although plastics are used in most areas of our lives, many of us will not know the difference between the many varieties of plastics that are available. While there are many different types of plastic, with many different uses, by far the most commonly used form of plastic is thermoplastic. Our guide to thermoplastics should help you understand more about this essential type of plastic! Continue reading “A Guide to Thermoplastics”
Injection molding in basic terms is a manufacturing process used to produce large volumes of parts for an array of industries. Injection moulding is preferred by many businesses because of its simple, reliable nature but there are various other benefits to the process that prove its efficiency. Here at Opus Plastics, we thought we’d take a look at just some of the many benefits of injection molding and how it could be a great option for your line of work.