Polypropylene is a thermoplastic made from the combination of propylene monomers, and is today one of the most commonly produced plastics in the world. Product Components Corporation is proud to offer many Polypropylene products to its valued customers. Polypropylene has a more slippery surface … [Read more...] about When and Why Should I Use Polypropylene Fasteners?
Polycarbonate is a type of plastic that contains carbonate groups in its chemical structure. Thus, it is stronger and more durable than most plastics. Also, it has the unique and helpful trait of being transparent. The most popular and prolific manufacturer of polycarbonate materials is LEXAN® - and … [Read more...] about When and Why Should I Use Polycarbonate Fasteners?
Acetal – also known by its Dupont brand name Delrin ® - is most commonly used in mechanical and electric engineering, as well as medical applications. Other applications include automotive, various household items, and even sports. While Acetal certainly offers many advantages compared to metal – … [Read more...] about When and Why Should I Use Acetal Fasteners?
Here are the five main reasons why NYLON fasteners are a better choice in most applications than metal fasteners: 1.) Nylon is a plastic, so it will NOT conduct electricity – making it the preferred choice for insulation, current isolation, and use in electronic devices and appliances. 2.) Nylon … [Read more...] about When and Why Use Nylon Fasteners (Instead of Metal)?
Hi! And welcome to our first BLOG of 2018! Our exclusive NFL Playoff Preview! Which you should absolutely take as gospel – since our Regular Season Preview netted a whopping EIGHT out of 32 teams predicted to be in the right place in the standings! Yay us! Anyway, there’s nowhere to go but UP, so … [Read more...] about NFL Playoff Preview!
by Daniel Newman, CEO, Broadsuite Media Group (courtesy of Forbes.com) In the original Blade Runner—set in 2019—technologists had already developed replicant humans and flying cars. Although I’m doubtful we’ll hit that mark in real life, I’d venture we’re not too far off. Indeed, artificial … [Read more...] about 5 Artificial Intelligence Predictions for 2018
by Sean Riley, Global Industry Director for Manufacturing & Transportation, Software AG It’s no secret that manufacturers have been aggressively pursuing Digital Transformation to compete and win in the marketplace. In 2018, manufacturers will ramp up this transformation to embrace new … [Read more...] about 5 Manufacturing Trends in 2018
Hi everyone. Just want to take a moment – before we take a social media break next week for Thanksgiving – to express our sincerest thanks for all of your support and patronage during this past year. Thanks to you, we have had our most successful year since the early 00’s! It may have been … [Read more...] about Giving Thanks
by Scott Lenz, Marketing Manager, PCC TEN TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL FASTENER EXPO: 1. It was bigger – in size and scope – than E3. And definitely bigger than the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) World Expo down the hall. Though the EMS Expo did have a fire truck… 2. The massive … [Read more...] about 10 TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL FASTENER EXPO
2017 MLB Playoff Preview by Scott Lenz, Marketing Manager, PCC AMERICAN LEAGUE Wild card: New York Yankees defeat Minnesota Twins. The baby Bombers – Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez – and a red hot Luis Severino (7-1 in his last eight starts) prove too much for a wide-eyed, worst to wild card Twins … [Read more...] about 2017 MLB Playoff Preview!