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The Science of Plastics

We see plastics being used for a large variety of things daily. Have you ever wondered how those plastics came to be? They are the product of engineering raw materials and energy through chemistry. Even though the basic construction is easy to understand, plastics are actually high-tech and advanced materials.

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What is Blow Molding?

There are two processes used to manufacture high quality plastic moldings: injection molding and blow molding. With injection molding, thermoplastic resin molds are injected with liquid polymers at high temperatures under extreme pressure. The molds are then cooled to release complete plastic parts that are highly durable and able to be produced in large volumes.

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What Everyone Should Know About Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Plastic Resins

Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) is the chemical name for polyester. And PET is the most common type of plastic used in manufacturing. In fact, you probably encounter items made with PET plastic resins every day.

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The Advantages of Carbon Fiber in the Automotive and Alternate Energy Industries

In addition to thermoplastic resins, glass fiber, and glass beads, Plastic Service Center offers high-quality carbon fiber for your commercial needs. Carbon fiber is a multi-functional strengthening material that has steadily grown in popularity through the past several years. Sometimes called graphite fiber, carbon fiber is unique because it is five-times stronger than steel, twice as stiff, but incredibly lightweight.

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Finding the Right Thermoplastic Resins for Your Company’s 3D Printer

Thermoplastic resins have relatively low melting points, so they are easily converted to liquids, injected into molds, and shaped into components. And because they melt and reshape easily, thermoplastics make excellent 3D printing materials.

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New Year, New Polymers!

Mytex and Elix Polymers and Plastic Resins take the stage at Plastic Service Centers!

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New Additions to the Plastic Service Team!

Plastic Service Centers, Inc is proud to announce two new hires to the team!

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Automotive Approved Polymers

Plastic Service Centers has a complete line of high performance plastic resins approved for the automotive industry.

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Benefits of Thermoplastic Resins

A detailed look at the benefits and differences of thermoplastics.

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Plastic Service Centers App available

Excellent information and tools for injection molding. Available for all iPhone and Android phones and devices. Download direct from GOOGLE PLAY or Apple App Store.

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Plastic Service Centers Announces New Distributorship with SABIC Innovative Plastics

Plastic Service Centers, a thermoplastic resin distributor headquartered in Clinton Township, Michigan has announced a strategic distributorship with thermoplastic engineering company, Sabic Innovative Plastics. The distributorship will focus on the stocking and distribution of various grades of Automotive Approved SABIC PP's and TPO's.

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