What Is PEEK Plastic?
PEEK plastic, also known as polyetheretherketone, is ideal for components used in harsh environments that require excellent chemical resistance over a wide range of temperatures. PEEK is engineered resin designed to perform well applications that require and hydrolysis resistance while maintaining stiffness with PEEK temperature limits up to 170°C / 338°F.
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ABS Plastic Molding Services | ABS Plastic Machining and Fabrication
Custom ABS plastic molding and machining services from the premier Ohio plastics manufacturer, Jaco Products. ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene) is often selected for its outstanding mechanical properties including toughness and impact resistance.
About ABS Plastic
A versatile thermoplastic, ABS has excellent dimensional stability and resistance to scratching. ABS is easily injection molded and machined and often selected because of cost savings over more exotic resins.
Molded ABS plastic can be colored to match specific Pantones giving the plastic product designer array of colors to choose from. Metal coatings adhere well to ABS providing even more design and finishing options since it’s easily painted or plated. The most popular colors of ABS include; bright white, black, flame red, fern green, soft gray, marigold, graphite and coconut.
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When to Use Polycarbonate Sheet | Lexan®| Acrylic | Plexiglass® | for Machining and Fabrication
Polycarbonate sheets (Lexan) or acrylic (Plexiglass®) can have a wide range of applications in both industrial and residential applications. This article is a guide to when to choose one over the other for a specific application at use.
If you can’t find the answer to your questions here, the Jaco engineering staff is available to provide the technical assistance you need to select the right clear plastic material in addition providing material sales, machining and fabrication of clear plastic materials to meet your specific requirements.
Why and when to choose polycarbonate sheet
Polycarbonate sheets or panels are a thermoplastic that is UV resistant, impact resistant, excellent thermal stability and available in both clear and opaque sheets in a full range of colors. Due to the high-impact resistance, polycarbonate sheets are often found in security applications such as banks, fences, police riot shields/visors and bulletproof windows
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What Is G10 Material?
FR-4 glass epoxy composite laminate G10 material, commonly referred to as Micarta*, garolite or Bakelite*, is a thermoset fiberglass composite manufactured from glass filament cloth with a di-functional or tri-functional epoxy binder. It is often used in applications that require dimensional stability, electrical insulating properties, and moisture resistance. It is used across a wide range of electrical and mechanical applications.
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