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Modern Plastics Announces Fall 2018 Building Expansion

Shelton, Connecticut, USA -July 9, 2018 Modern Plastics, a Shelton, Connecticut based Plastics Distributor of High-Performance Engineering Grade Stock Shapes, Medical Grade Plastics and Custom Plastic Fabrication announces a warehouse expansion scheduled for October...

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Ultra Detectable Plastics

These revolutionary ultra detectable plastic materials increase productivity and safety and might be the most versatile food industry materials yet.
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HYDEX 4101 UD BLUE PLASTIC

HYDEX 4101 UD Blue combines the traditional high performance plastic characteristics of toughness, wear and chemical resistance, with new detection additive technology, to create the most versatile engineering plastic yet designed for the food industry. HYDEX 4101 is...

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EVONIK VESTAKEEP® Implantable PEEK

VESTAKEEP PEEK has been in use in the medical industry for more than two decades but, next to its traditional metal alternatives, PEEK is still very much regarded as a novelty. Adding to this is the fact that the flexibility and adaptability of the material enables...

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ENSINGER’s TECATRON PPS Shapes are Improved…!

ENSINGER’s TECATRON PPS Shapes are Improved…!

Better Physical Properties & Suitable for Food Contact July 2016 - Ensinger now has new &  improved TECATRON PPS stock shapes for industrial applications. While TECATRON PPS has always exhibited particularly good chemical resistance and high purity, this...

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TECATRON® PPS, from Modern Plastics

TECATRON® PPS, from Modern Plastics

TECATRON PPS is a high-performance thermoplastic manufactured by Ensinger and distributed by Modern Plastics, that combines good mechanical properties with excellent thermal and chemical resistance properties. There is no known solvent that dissolves TECATRON PPS at...

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Picking The Right Plastics (Medical) for Design

Picking The Right Plastics (Medical) for Design

Device manufacturers have a number of criteria to consider when selecting plastic materials. High-performance plastics are the natural choice not just a single reason, but a combination of features and benefits. These plastics should be selected during the design...

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Differences Between Acetal Products

Differences Between Acetal Products

There are two general types of acetal resins available: acetal homopolymer and acetal copolymers. Each type of acetal has its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Acetal (polyoxymethylene, POM) is a thermoplastic polymer commercialized in the early 1960's. This...

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