Selecting the Right Plastic Material: Thermal Expansion

Feb 1, 2016 11:01:00 AM / by Slideways, Inc. posted in plastic, temperature stable, thermalplastic


Metal-Detectable-chain-guide-top_right-1Plastics today are used in almost unlimited number of applications, many of which were previously handled by metal components, especially when the application required the part to be exposed to harsh conditions such as temperature extremes. Today’s modern plastic formulations are superior in many ways to previous generations of plastic materials; however, they come in a wide range of compounds and not all plastics are suitable for all applications. Every plastic formulation has its own unique characteristics, such as durability, tensile and impact strength, temperature range, and more.

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