Category Archives: Plastic Uses

How are Plastics used in Automotive and what are the benefits?

Plastics have been used in the automotive industry for many years, affording many benefits and in fact the frequent innovations in plastics have been a large factor for the advances in the automotive industry. Plastics have so many useful properties … Continue reading

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How plastic has increased safety in different industries

There are innovations in the plastics industry all the time, this allows the material to be constantly improving and become more and more useful for industries. One of the largest impacts plastic has made is actually in safety and the … Continue reading

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Why are plastics essential in medicine?

Plastics have had a revolutionary impact on the medical industry, making procedures simpler and safer. They have been a contributing factor in reduced medical costs, a reduction in infectious diseases and have improved forms of pain management. Sterility Plastics completely … Continue reading

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Plastic Is Fantastic – Rayda Reveal Common Plastic Uses

At Rayda we use a range of plastic materials to produce our plastic extrusions including; UPVC, Flexible PVC, ABS, HIPS, Polypropylene, TPU and more! Some are soft and malleable, others and hard and durable. We aren’t the only ones that … Continue reading

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Plastic And The Automotive Industry – A Budding Relationship

At Rayda we like to know what else is going on within the Plastic Industry as a whole. One thing that has caught our interest lately is the role that the material plastic is playing within the automotive industry. There … Continue reading

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The Use of Plastic in the Home

Why Plastic? Plastic is a durable and strong material that uses fewer resources in production than a lot of its competitor materials. It is also often a lot more cost-effective than other materials, such as wood, metal and glass. The … Continue reading

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Navtar Launches Microextruded Medical Tubing

Tekni-Plex company, Navtar announced the launch of their tight tolerance microextruded medical tubing earlier this year at the MD&M East, a MedTech event in New York. They have produced this tubing for use in neurovascular interventional therapies (working with nerves … Continue reading

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Is Plastic the Answer to Brain Interfaces?

Advances in technology and science have now made it possible to chemically modify electricity-conducting plastics to improve their conductivity and make them more elasticated. Removing the brittle characteristic of these electronics allows a number of advances to be made, particularly … Continue reading

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Introducing More Polymer Banknotes

Following the introduction of the new £5 polymer banknotes in 2016, there is set to be polymer £10 notes by summer 2017 and £20 notes by 2020. The notes are manufactured using polypropylene which is a thermoplastic polymer. Its appearance … Continue reading

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Plastic Extrusion in the Motoring Industry

Plastic has an extensive number of uses in various circumstances due to its great properties. In the motoring industry, plastic is used widely in production as there are numerous benefits to using the material. Some of the benefits of plastic … Continue reading

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