Category Archives: Plastic Uses

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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The Printer That Printed Itself

Technology continues to evolve at an incredible speed and that theme continues with Hewlett Packard (HP) and their 3D printer (Jet Fusion 3D 3200) that was released at the end of 2016, and has the ability to print itself. 3D … Continue reading

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The Use of Plastic in an Office Environment

Office chairs, water coolers, computers, phones, window frames, storage units, filing systems and printers all have two things in common: they are found in an office, and they are made out of plastic. For those in a 9-5 office job, … Continue reading

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The Use of Plastic in the Medical Industry

Medical technology is constantly evolving, and continues to use plastic on a daily basis to benefit the lives of so many. Plastic holds strong and waterproof properties that can act as a barrier for wounds and a vessel for transfusion … Continue reading

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