Here is a great article on the Acrylic industry. A main component in producing Acrylic is Methyl Methacrylate – a monomer. This key material is used in hundreds of common and necessary products. From LCD monitor faces, clear acrylic window glazing, lens materials and common household plastic containers. Read more here…
Global Methyl Methacrylate Industry
“By Reportlinker This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Methyl Methacrylate in Metric Tons by the following End-Use Segments: Acrylic Plastics & Resins (Cast & Extruded Sheets, and Molding Powders & Resins). Surface Coatings, Impact Modifiers, …”
While High Tech Plastics is not known for the commodity Acrylic Sheet, we do handle a complete line of support materials like Acetal/Delrin to Ultem and PEEK. Do look at the incredible pricing on our pre-cut remnants. Feel free to contact us for more information on any plastic sheet, rod or tube need.
In the fast growing plastic sheet, rod and tube market, the US plastic resin production is down. This is shocking. Most end-users and supply chain suppliers are screaming for more product, and the production is down. Is this another sign of globalization?
“US production of major plastic resins totaled 6.1 billion pounds during April 2012, a decrease of 3.2% compared to the same month in 2011, according to new statistics released by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) trade group.”
The stocking levels here at High Tech Plastics have never been higher. Check our large supply of cut to size and remnant pieces before you buy somewhere else. We are anxious to assist with your plastic needs.
Welcome To Our Plastic sheets & rods blog page.
You will find our on-going Blog Roll here. We plan to provide extensive information about the plastic sheets & rods material we stock ie: acetal/delrin, HDPE, UHMW, Nylon, PTFE, ABS, PEEK, Polycarbonate, PVC, Ultem, Noryl & a few various phenolics. Come back often to see what is new, or subscribe to our RSS Feed for instant notification of new content.
More information about our plastic sheets & rods are viewable on the material pages.
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