Pfeffer also says that a baler that offers "partial baler chamber penetration" can help to remove air space in the plastic
material, which can help to improve bale density.
The American Plastics
Council respectfully requests that EHP address the misinformation that appeared in these articles and which is available on the EHP website.
Do you choose #1 (PETE) and #2 (HDPE) plastic
packaging instead of those that aren't recydable: #3 (PVC), #4 (LDPE), #5 (PP), #6 (PS), and #7 (Other)?
Yet there is a demand for the raw material by companies that use old sacks to make more bags or plastic
So the best answer to our original question about the future of plastics
in body panels seems to be: bright but limited.
So far, the FDA and representatives from the plastics
industry have resisted these requests, arguing compounds like bisphenol A do not leach out of plastic
containers at high-enough levels to pose any health threat.
If pollution of groundwater near landfills is the environmental issue we should be concerned about, there is a problem with both paper and plastic
Because the chemical bonds--or links--between the molecules are strong, the plastic
To convert coal and plastic
simultaneously into oil right now costs about $27 or $28 per barrel, compared with $18 to $20 per barrel for imported oil.
Unlike metal patterns that require a great deal of expensive fabrication equipment and considerable handwork, plastic
materials also can be formed to near net shape using much less expensive equipment.
By using the plastic
media, tool life is reported to be significantly longer since there is no damage to the metal surfaces.
On the surface, these percentages seem to imply that plastic
is more than "slightly" preferred.
SPE has made a significant difference to the technologies and innovations the industry enjoys today in honoring the new materials that are making plastic
Lukacs addressed attendees of the inaugural Recycling Taday's Plastics
Recycling Conference & Trade Show as part of a panel discussing methods for collecting more plastic
One industrial activity that has been significantly impacted by this ban is the manufacture of plastic
foams--lightweight alternatives to solid plastic
that are valued for their flexibility and ability to insulate, as well as their cushioning ability and (in marine applications) enhanced flotation.