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 »




How Much Does That Piece of Plastic Weigh? (So I Can Calculate Its Remant Price)

June 19th, 2015

In my last blog post, I published a list of our remnant prices for many of the different plastic materials that… Read more »




We Sell Plastic Remnants Every Day (or Remnant Prices at Colorado Plastics)

June 18th, 2015

We don’t just sell plastic remnants on 4th Fridays here at Colorado Plastics. We are open to the public to… 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 »




A Look At Hot Air Plastic Welding

April 23rd, 2015

Hot air plastic welding is the name given to a welding technique for thermoplastic materials. Many different techniques exist to… Read more »




Adhesives for Mechanical Plastics…..Or What Kind of Glues Work on Delrin?

April 23rd, 2015

The most commonly used, and the most commonly specified, machineable plastics are difficult or impossible to fasten to themselves with… Read more »