PEEK Screws and other Hardware

Creep in Plastic Materials

How Are Plastics Playing a Role at Tesla's Gigafactory?

Metal Detectable Plastics in the Food Industry

Three Innovative Plastic Designs in Agriculture

Announcement: Craftech is Now PPAP Levels 1-5 Capable

Plastic Materials Close Up: Polyoxymethylene (POM), Acetal, Delrin®, and Celcon®

Rubik’s Cube: How It’s Made and Solution Clues

How to Identify a Plastic Material Using the Burn Test

A Technical Look at Polymer Synthesis and Additives

How Is Nylon Made?

5 Common Tamper-Resistant Screw Drives

Design Benefits of Thermoplastics in Pump and Valve Components

3 Top Plastic Bearing Materials:  Vespel®, Torlon® and Flourosint®

6 Popular Applications of Plastic Materials in Home Building

Plastic Component Standards: A Beginner's Guide

Injection Molding Tutorial: Videos

Acetal, Delrin AF and PTFE: Plastic Bearing Materials

Special Plastic Material Highlight: TPU

Most Common Types of Screw Drives

Manufacturing Trends in 2016: Robotics, Quality and Efficiency

The Pros and Cons of Biodegradable Plastic

How Have Plastic Materials Advanced Space Exploration?

Types of Plastic Burrs and Deburring Processes

Could Plant-Based Packaging Replace Plastic Bottles?

PEEK: Description and Uses

What is Rotational Molding?

Cryogenic Deflashing and Deburring

Plastic Products: Improving Safety in the Workplace

Which Plastic Materials Are Used in Barbie Dolls?

An Introduction to Biodegradable Plastics

Can Plastic Balls Help California Survive Drought?

How is Polyester Made?

7 Reasons To Use PVC in Medical Applications

The Benefits of Fiber Reinforced Plastic vs. Traditional Materials

The Invention of Plastic Materials From Parkesine to Polyester

4 Essential Techniques for Bonding Plastic Components

Why Self-Healing Concrete Could Save Your Summer

The Many Uses of Plastic Materials in Medicine

Polymerization: How Plastic Materials are Made

How It Works: Blow Molding

6 Benefits of Plastic Components in the Medical Industry

The Effect of Cryogenic Temperatures on Plastic Materials

4 Reasons Why Flexible Materials Are Improving Product Packaging

Can 3D Printing Overtake Traditional Manufacturing Processes?

Plastic Components: Paving the Way for Automotive Efficiency

The Rise of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastics

The Top 10 Benefits of Plastic Injection Molding

What is ASTM International?

Which Plastic Material is Used in Lego Sets?

How Do Engineers Evaluate Plastic Materials and Material Strength?

10 Fun Things You Never Knew About Plastic Materials

The Plastics Industry vs. Mrs. Robinson: A Review of "The Graduate"

How to Choose the Best Plastic Manufacturing Supplier

Put Down That Glue! 10 Powerful Plastic Welding Techniques

Why the Aerospace Industry Loves Plastic Materials

Top 5 Reasons for Using ECTFE (Halar®) in Corrosive Environments

Plastic Wear: What Causes It and How to Avoid It

20 of the Punniest Engineering Puns You Can Find

The Pultrusion Process: Manufacturing Fiber Reinforced Polymers

Top 5 Acid Resistant Plastics

Engineering Can Save Lives! Top Construction Engineering Disasters

Top 7 Reasons Manufacturers Love Polycarbonate

Why Can't I Buy Plastic Razor Blades? On Sharpness and Plastics

A Closer Look at Glass Fibers in Reinforced Plastic

A Special Highlight on Basalt and Aramid Fiber Reinforced Plastic

How Do Scientists Define Clear Plastic?

An Introduction to Anti-Static, Dissipative, and Conductive Plastics

Don't Sweat It! These 4 High Temp Plastics Can Take the Heat

How to Sell Plastic Screws to a Skeptic

Craftech’s Plastic Fasteners Hit the Road! Trade Show Schedule

The 5 Most Common Mistakes People Make with Plastic Fasteners

An Introduction to the Ultrasonic Welding of Plastics

Top 3 Commercial Uses for Nylon

The Best Plastic Materials for High Friction Applications

A Beginner's Guide to Fiber Reinforced Plastics (FRP's)

10 Great Reasons to Choose Plastic Bearings

Plastic Manufacturing: Past, Present, and Future

13 High Performance Plastics Used in the Automotive Industry

Craftech's Plastic Fasteners Used in Products for the Blind

10 American Inventions that Revolutionized Manufacturing

What is CNC machining?

Metric Fasteners and the DIN Standard: An Introduction

Top 3 Industrial Applications for Elastomers

Why We Love Polymer Nanocomposites (And You Should, Too!)

9 TED Talks That Anyone Working in Plastic Engineering Should Watch

Are Organic Materials the Future of Plastic Manufacturing?

This Plastic’s On Fire! 4 Types of Flame Retardant Plastic Additives

Is Your Plastic Hardware 100% Plastic? Understanding Plastic Fillers

Plastic Fasteners and the Danger of Static Electricity

The Top 3 Plastic Additives for UV Stabilization

The Past, Present, and Future of Plastic Recycling

ANSI Standards: Everything You Need to Know

Use of Plastic Materials in the Construction Industry

The Ultimate Checklist for Buying Plastic Fasteners

30 Inspirational Quotes About Plastic Engineering

Why PEEK Material is at the Top of Its Class

Buzzwords, De-buzzed: 10 Plastic Manufacturing Terms

Bees Shop for Plastic Hardware

Plastic Engineering Wins Big at Sochi

6 Types of Glue for Plastic

Where Would the Super Bowl Be Without Plastic?

6 Most Popular Types of Mechanical Bearings

Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) in Action!

Craftech's New Building Open for Business! (with pictures)

Are Your Plastic Fasteners Ready for Winter?

What is plastic? FAQ's

Can Plastic Manufacturing Be Environmentally Friendly?

The Top 3 Plastic Engineering Stories this Week

Three 3D Printing Applications to Smile About

Top Chemical Resistant Plastics: Fluoropolymers

Understanding 3D Printing Technologies

Are nylon fasteners chemical resistant?

Government Shuts Down, Craftech Keeps Working

New Products: Pultruded Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP)

Vespel®: The Extreme Engineering Plastic

Plastic Injection Molding vs. Plastic Machining: How to Decide

High Performance Plastics in the Semiconductor Industry

Looking for an ultra-strong plastic? Check out FR-4!

6 Reasons NOT to Use Nylon Fasteners

Stick to it! A Guide to the Best Glue for Plastic

6 Reasons Why Plastic Bearings Perform Better than Metal

Top 5 Elastomers for Gasket & Seal Applications

SEMICON West a Success!

Visit Craftech at SEMICON West!

Top 8 Ozone Safe Plastics

8 Little Known Facts about the History of the Screw

Craftech’s Plastic Fasteners Used in New Fish Farming Technology

Top 4 Drive Styles for Plastic Screws

Top 3 Strongest Materials for Plastic Fasteners

Why Plastics Are the Future of Automotive Hardware

5 Tips for Protecting Your Marine Hardware from Sunburn This Summer

UL: Testing Plastic Components for Flammability

Multi-Material Plastic Hardware

Top 5 Materials for Plastic Bearings Used on Metal Surfaces

Improving Quality Control with the Deming Cycle

Everything You Need to Know About Plastic Stamping

What is AS9100?

Top 4 Chemical Resistant Plastics

Why You ABSOLUTELY MUST TEST High Performance Plastics

Top 5 Materials for Plastic Components: A Review

6 Reasons You Should Make Plastic Hardware Your Valentine This Year

“Nylon fasteners, please, and make it a double!”

Top 5 Reasons to Use Plastic Marine Fasteners

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