Courtesy of New Process Fibre We conclude this three-part blog by taking a look at criteria for industrial applications: INDUSTRIES AND APPLICATIONS A broad range of industries use plastics for myriad applications. Some of the industries using these plastics include: OIL AND GAS The … [Read more...] about Plastic Material Selection Criteria – Part 3 (of 3)!
Courtesy of marketresearch.biz via COMTEX Global Plastic Fasteners Market 2018 is an extensive, professional analysis bringing Plastic Fasteners market research data which is pertinent to new market entrants and recognized players. The Plastic Fasteners market report covers data that makes the … [Read more...] about Plastic Fasteners Market Analysis: Now … And Beyond!
In these fraught times, we just thought we’d take a moment to stop down and talk again about our very humble, very hard-working founder – Joe Saks. After working for a successful, high volume component reproducer for more than 40 years, Joe decided that the little man was being ignored – or … [Read more...] about A Kinder, Gentler Blog
Courtesy of Machine Design Threaded and nonthreaded conventional plastic fasteners have the same dimensional thread class and fit standards as those for metal fasteners. Sizes range from 00 to in. in diameter and in lengths up to 6 in. Threaded plastic fasteners include bolts, screws, rods, … [Read more...] about Yet ANOTHER Primer on the Glory of PLASTIC FASTENERS!
The beauty of threaded rod is that the name says it all: it’s a rod. And it’s threaded. It’s just that simple. Threaded rod is ideal for highly demanding applications that require impeccable fastening performance and tensile strength. Plastic threaded rods are extremely versatile in terms of their … [Read more...] about The Ballad of Threaded Rod (What Is It and What Are Its Uses?)
By Zan Smith, Frank Jaarsma, and David Sheridan (via pddnet.com) Some applications work only in metal and others only in plastic. Many, however, occupy a large middle ground in which either will work. At such times, plastic is often the material of choice given its many benefits. Compared to … [Read more...] about The Art of Using Plastic Instead of Metal
from Eurowatchers.com (via Marketwatch) The global building & construction plastic fasteners market revenue is expected to expand at a lucrative CAGR over the forecast period. Rising population coupled with growing investments in residential and commercial construction activities is expected to … [Read more...] about Plastic Fastener Market Growth Driven by Increased Global Construction Investment
WHEN IT COMES to washers and their many applications, you don't have to succumb to peer pressure and only use metal! The next time someone asks you - "Why the heck are you using plastic fasteners?" - you can politely tick off these 10 reasons. You're welcome! 1. Wear Resistance: Plastic washers … [Read more...] about 10 Reasons Why You Should Use Plastic Washers Instead of Metal
PVC (short for Polyvinyl Chloride) is one of the most commonly used thermoplastic polymers in the world – and it’s also one of the oldest, having first been created in 1872. Product Components Corporation offers a wide variety of fasteners and components made from this popular and dependable … [Read more...] about When and Why Should I Use PVC Fasteners?
PTFE* is the name trademarked by Dupont for polytetrafluoroethylene. It is a synthetic fluoropolymer. PTFE is better known to consumers as “Teflon*” — possibly the most popular and revolutionary plastic material ever created. Product Components Corporation offers a wide variety of fasteners in this … [Read more...] about When and Why Should I Use PTFE® Fasteners?