When Other ULTEM® Injection Molders Lose Their Cool, Performance Plastics Stays Strong

Need to create translucent injection-molded parts that won’t warp or lose dimensional stability when the heat is on? Then look no further than Performance Plastics, which has a wealth of polyetherimide (PEI, brand name ULTEM®) resin options available. With nearly 100 grades of resin suitable for injection molding, ULTEM is used in an astonishing array […]

What You Don’t Know About FEP/PFA Injection Molding Is Costing You Money

A fluoropolymer is one of the growing number of fluorocarbon-based polymers. They are widely used in healthcare applications due to their biocompatibility, lubricity, sterilizability, chemical inertness, thermal stability, barrier properties and high purity. However, when compared with other resins, they are significantly more expensive and require special techniques to injection mold due to their shear […]

The Secret Hiding in Aircraft Mechanics’ Toolboxes

By Rich Reed, Vice President of Sales & Marketing Look in any aircraft mechanic’s big red rolling toolbox and you might see a few items that aren’t offered in any toolmaker’s catalog or tool vendor’s truck. Somewhere in there, you’ll probably find a sharpened putty knife, scribe, or utility blade that the mechanic uses to remove […]