Resources

We've gathered the most useful information here so you can make the best and most informed decisions about your next project with us.

Design Guides & How-Tos

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Read our expert-backed design guide for bonded plastic manifolds and other items to guide you to success.

Read Our Design Guide

purple gloves holding up an unpolished plastic part and a polished plastic part for comparison

Yes, you can polish plastic. Here's our guide on polishing plastic techniques and other finishes to use with your projects.

Read Our Plastic Polishing & Finishing Guide

 

Clear manifold designed for medical devices

Have questions about bonded manifolds and how they might help your next project? We have our FAQs right here.

Read Bonded Manifolds FAQs

Reference Charts & Tools

Here's a convenient reference chart of chemical resistances of the most commonly used plastics materials for specialized components. 

We've broken down the price, ease of machining, and the flexural modulus elasticity comparisons to other plastic materials to aid in your research. 

Most find that selecting the best material for your project as a top challenge. We have our Materials Selector tool to help out based on what your product needs. Try it now!

Read through our latest articles, blog entries, and other written works for the most updated information about what's happening in the plastics industry. 

Plastic Machining with PVDF Plastic

Pete Poodiack talks about PVDF plastic and what makes it a popular material for plastic machining and fabrication.

Plastic Machining with PPS Plastic

Pete Poodiack talks about PPS plastic and what makes it a popular material for plastic machining and fabrication.

Plastic Machining with PVC Plastic

Pete Poodiack talks about PVC plastic and what makes it a popular material for plastic machining and fabrication.

Plastic Machining with Polysulfone Plastic

Pete Poodiack talks about Polysulfone plastic and what makes it a popular material for plastic machining and fabrication.

Plastic Machining with Polypropylene Plastic

Pete Poodiack talks about Polypropylene plastic and what makes it a popular material for plastic machining and fabrication.

Plastic Machining with Polycarbonate (PC) Plastic

Pete Poodiack talks about Polycarbonate plastic and what makes it a popular material for plastic machining and fabrication.