Performance Plastics: Denver Sources and Solutions

June 6th, 2019

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




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

March 28th, 2019

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 Hot Air Plastic Welding

February 1st, 2019

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




A Look At HDPE Plastic

October 5th, 2018

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 »




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

September 11th, 2018

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







The Show Must Go On

June 1st, 2018

A couple of years ago we got a call from Jo Evans in the props department of Cirque de Soleil’s… Read more »




Polycarbonate (Lexan) vs Acrylic (Lucite)

May 3rd, 2018

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