Wholesalers play a vital role in moving products from production to the retail markets. Plastics aid in the facilitation of the wholesale process. Applications include mechanical applications, such as conveyor belt rollers, bushings and plates, graphical applications such as signage, and see-through applications such as product displays.
Advantages of plastics
The advantages of plastics in the Wholesalers industry are numerous. Plastics are much lighter than metal, which equate into better fuel economy and cheaper to manufacture parts. Additionally, the lighter weight aids in safer material handling. Plastics can be designed to be impact and dent resistant, and modified for improved strength. Corrosion resistance, color and texture flexibility, the economical components and aesthetics are other advantages of plastics.
Materials Utilized Within Industry
Materials used in the Wholesale industry are vast, used for structural as well as graphic and see-through applications. Materials include ABS, Styrene, Polycarbonate, Foam boards, PETG, PVC, Fluted Poly-pro and others.
Laird Plastics, Inc. offers clear and Non-Glare polystyrene stocked in the most popular picture frame sizes.
Prime Impax 450
Prime ABS Weather-X 200
Is an acrylic capped co-extruded ABS sheet, which can be produced as a two or three multilayer composite. The acrylic cap imparts a very high gloss, vibrant colors with superior depth of image, excellent UV protection, chemical resistance, toughness and excellent formability.
Prime Clear-X 200
Prime Clear-X 200 was designed and developed specifically for rigid packaging markets.
Prime ABS 750
Makrolon Environmental Resistance
Makrolon polycarbonate sheet may be used in a diverse range of environmental conditions. Consult this chart when thoroughly testing fabricated parts under actual in-service conditions.
MAKROLON® Light Transmission Specification
Standard MAKROLON® polycarbonate sheet comes in different colors and gages. These differences result in a variety of light transmission properties.
MAKROLON® Product Comparison Guide
MAKROLON 15® Polycarbonate Sheets
The first glazing replacement option with a 15 year performance warranty. MAKROLON® 15 Polycarbonate Sheet offers superior weatherability.