plastics material selection

Choosing the BEST material

Successful companies are continually seeking to evaluate each area of operation for effectiveness and efficiency. From technology, to operations, to personnel, success is built on continual improvement and adaptation. One of the many areas ACI Plastics is a critical partner in the success of our customers is by assisting to make improvements in material selection. […]

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PEEK into this!

What is PEEK? PEEK is a high performance engineering thermoplastic. This material is tough, strong, and rigid and has superior creep resistance. PEEK can resist radiation and a wide range of solvents. PEEK resins are available in unreinforced, 30% glass-fiber reinforced, 30% carbon-fiber reinforced, and HPV-reinforced grades. What makes this product unique? PEEK is extremely resistant to […]

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3D Print Your Own Clothes Online

The capabilities of 3D printing are endless but we bet clothing isn’t the first thing that came to mind when you first heard of 3D printing. Danit Peleg Tel Aviv, Israel-based fashion designer created her latest collection entirely with 3D printers. Peleg is making a 3D-printed garment available to purchase online for the first time ever. Danit Peleg is turning the world […]

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Is Plastic Patio Furniture Making a Comeback?

At some point we have all had those dainty plastic wicker chairs on our patio and throwing them out was the best decision ever… at the time. They were ugly! Well, a few designers have redesigned that same plastic furniture to look fabulous! Is this the new trend? We can’t resist good design, especially when […]

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3D Printing Never Looked So Tasty

Check out these funky and fun cake molds chef  Dinara Kasko created, making us proud. At ACI Plastics we can appreciate a good design when we see it. These cake molds were printed in a 3D printer and come in a variety of sizes. It’s amazing what the 3D printing is capable of, you can literally […]

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Brace for Impact

Check Out Our High Impact Polystyrene ACI HIPS high impact clear polystyrene plastic is a low cost, tough plastic material that is easy to thermoform and fabricate. It is often used for: Printed graphics Models and prototypes Point-of-purchase displays Shelves, kiosks and fixtures Banners and Indoor Signs  High impact polystyrene can be assembled with mechanical fasteners, solvents, or […]

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Thermoplastics taking over automotive?

It’s no secret that plastics play a role in the Automotive industry. For decades, the involvement of plastic materials has become more and more common in the automotive industry, usually for one common goal: reducing weight in vehicles to increase fuel efficiency. But the role of plastics in automotive applications has evolved immensely over the […]

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Product Spotlight: ACI FRP

Clear Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics Panels Fiberglass reinforced plastic products are made of fiberglass, which comes from a plastic or polymer matrix. Some of the materials used to make these types of products include phenolic, polyester, epoxy, polyimide, novolac, melamine, silicon and resin systems. Most formed fiberglass is laminated as well as given a protective coating in […]

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The Design Process

At ACI we take the design process of your project very seriously. This lays the foundation for a quality product and marks the beginning of your product journey. We’re here to help you make sure it is done right! ACI Plastics offers plastic engineering and plastic products design services for all of the products we […]

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