Plastic: Without It, Football Would Be a Different Sport

January 17th, 2016

Grab the beer and buffalo wings-football season is upon us! There is nothing like a Sunday afternoon planted in front… Read more »




Polycarbonate (Lexan) vs Acrylic (Lucite)

November 25th, 2015

Sheet grade polycarbonate (aka Lexan or Makrolon) and acrylic sheet (aka Lucite) are two of the most frequently used see-through… Read more »




Performance Plastics: Denver Sources and Solutions

October 14th, 2015

Medical device manufacturers, architects, aerospace engineers have more in common than it may seem at first glance. While their designs… Read more »




Glass Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be…Compared to Clear Plastic

September 28th, 2015

As a Colorado resident and avid craft beer drinker, I prefer my local microbrews in bottles rather than cans. I… Read more »




Performance Plastics: Denver Manufacturing Opportunities

September 1st, 2015

Colorado manufacturers and machine shops looking for local sources in performance plastics might be surprised to learn they’ve had one… Read more »




Plastics for Medical Use

August 24th, 2015

There are now more than a dozen plastic materials approved by the FDA for medical use. Most medical uses do… Read more »




The Show Must Go On

August 10th, 2015

Recently we got a call from Jo Evans in the props department of Cirque de Soleil’s Denver production of their… Read more »




A Look At HDPE Plastic

June 1st, 2015

High-density polyethylene, or HDPE, has a huge variety of applications, and a unique strength-to-density ratio. These two traits, among others,… Read more »