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What is Nylon? How is Nylon Made?

Nylon is a synthetic fiber which has revolutionized the manufacturing industry. It is versatile and widely used. It is a lightweight, durable and inexpensive material which serves as the substitute for other materials because of many benefits that manifests. In this article nylon plastic will be…

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Acetal Plastic: What is it?

Acetal plastic or also known as polyoxymethylene (POM) is a high-performance engineering plastic that has been gaining popularity in different industries throughout time This type of thermoplastic was initially developed by DuPont during the 1950’s. It has since then found utility in various…

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Polyethylene vs. Polypropylene

If you compare polypropylene and polyethylene, you'll notice two things. First, they have a lot of overlap and similarities, which isn't surprising given the similar atoms in both chemicals. Second, you'll see a few crucial differences between the two that might make one or the other a better…

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Mastering Plastic Selection: Top Tips for Choosing the Right Material for Your Next Project

Selecting the right type of plastic is crucial for the success of any project, whether it's for construction, product design, or packaging. As a leading Australian plastic manufacturing and fabricating company, we know exactly what you need!  So here are Plasticut’s best tips for choosing the most…

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A Comprehensive Guide to Different Types of Plastics: Applications, Pros and Cons

The world of plastics is vast and diverse, with each type of plastic offering unique properties and applications. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore eight common plastics—PVC, ABS, ABS-PC, PMMA, PC, PA, POM, and PP—their applications, and the pros and cons associated with each. Let's dive…

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What are Advanced Engineering Plastics?

Advanced Engineering Plastics, also known as high-performance plastics, are a class of materials specifically designed to exhibit exceptional mechanical, thermal, and chemical properties. These cutting-edge plastics have become a vital component in various industries, including automotive,…

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Plastic Sneeze Guards

Sneeze guards or plastic guards are protective barriers designed to prevent the spread of airborne pathogens, particularly during interactions between individuals in public spaces. With the increasing emphasis on health and safety, sneeze guards have become a common feature in various industries,…

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Machined Plastic Parts

Unleashing the Power of Machined Plastic Parts Plastic, a remarkably adaptable material, has become a staple in industries such as electronics, packaging, and transportation. While some may believe that metal is the superior choice for these applications, they might be surprised to learn that…

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Lexan vs. Perspex Polycarbonate Sheets

  Lexan (Polycarbonate) and Perspex (acrylic) are branded names for polycarbonate sheeting. They are both durable materials that are often compared to each other because of similarities in some of their features. Each sheet is manufactured differently from various raw materials. The…

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