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Why Vespel® Machined Parts Deliver in the Toughest Applications

Heat resistance. Chemical resistance. Dimensional stability. Lubricity. Creep resistance. When it comes to superior performance, most high-end materials can’t surpass Vespel® by DuPont. Vespel® is a product family that includes five types of this high-performance polymide resin, characterized by its ring-shaped molecular structure containing nitrogen. Combining the best properties of ceramics, metals and plastics into […]

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Why Healthcare Providers Are Demanding Specialty Plastics for Their Devices and Equipment

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the medical industry has undergone massive changes, the extent of which can hardly be summed up in one blog post. One sure consequence, however, has been higher demand for specialty plastics in medical equipment and devices. We’re Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication, a provider of plastic machining […]

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How Specialty Plastics Help Telecom Companies Stay Competitive

In the last few decades, the telecom industry has experienced rapid and unprecedented change. Not only has the dawn of the Internet swept the world; the once highly regulated telecom industry has since deregulated to a large degree, leading to leagues of fresh market entrants and competition like never before. In other words, the local […]

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Why Specialty Plastics Have Taken Over Aerospace

Success in the aerospace industry relies heavily upon constant innovation in two areas: aircraft performance and reducing fuel costs. Without forward-thinking innovation in these categories, even industry leaders can expect to fall behind the competition before long. Because the market has demanded such fast and substantial improvement, it’s no wonder the significance of technical plastics […]

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The Plastic Components of Nuclear Power Plants

Nuclear energy is responsible for 11% of the world’s electricity, and is the second-largest source of low-carbon energy worldwide. The efficiency, operation and safety of these plants is dependent upon the quality of the components they are comprised of, and often it is the smallest components of nuclear power plants that get overlooked. During the […]

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