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 »




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 »