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 »




Hunter the Plastic Poodle, 2002-2018

April 18th, 2018

We will all miss your enthusiasm for your work. And your constant presence at Colorado Plastics.   Anita and I… Read more »




1939 RCA TRK-12 Television Clear Acrylic Case Built By Colorado Plastics in Australian Museum

April 9th, 2018

Found it! Here’s a photo of the clear Plexiglas case for a 1939 RCA TRK-12 TV Colorado Plastics built. Same… Read more »




Hunter The Poodle

Hunter The Poodle Is Turning 16

February 7th, 2018

Sweet Cow MooMobile Ice Cream at Colorado Plastics at 2pm on Tues, 2/13/17 to celebrate Hunter the Poodle’s 16th Birthday!