TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURING
The transportation equipment manufacturing industry includes products utilized to create and facilitate the transportation of goods and services. Applications include mechanical applications, such as conveyor belt rollers, bushings and plates, graphical applications such as safety signage, and see-through applications such as machinery guards.
Advantages of plastics
The advantages of plastics in the Transportation Equipment Manufacturing industries 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 transportation equipment and manufacturing are often lightweight, high temperature and impact resistant, and include materials such as Polycarbonate, ABS and Kydex.
Adhesives Used with Dibond® Material
One of the display features in great demand is the ability to attach Dibond® material to a substrate without having exposed fasteners. The vast majority of this type connection is done using adhesives.
Tuffak® Optical Grade High-Impact Polycarbonate Sheet
When you need a clear, rugged sheet for the toughest applications. Excellent for uses including transit shelters, protective laminations, window glazing and more.
TECAFORM™ AH ID (Metal Detectable Acetal)
TECAFORM™ AH ID is the first commercially available thermoplastic that can be detected by the standard metal detection equipment typically used in food quality inspection.
Tecaform™ Acetal Copolymer
TECAFORM™ is commonly used as bushings, rollers, wear strips and other applications requiring a combination of strength, low moisture absorption, chemical resistance and dimensional stability.
Delrin (Acetal Homopolymer), Delrin Sheet, Delrin Rods
DELRIN® is a crystalline plastic which offers an excellent balance of properties that bridge the gap between metals and plastics.
Rochling Sustaplast Sustarin H
Material Properties and Machining Guidelines for Sustarin H, Sustarin H AF and Sustarin AF - DE588.
Rochling Sustaplast Sustarin C
Material Properties and Machining Guidelines for Sustarin C, Sustarin C ESD 60, Sustarin ESD 90 and Sustarin C TF.
DURAPLEX Impact Modified Acrylic
DURAPLEX is a continuously processed impact modified acrylic sheet that offers superior impact strength. Ideal applications include displays, skylights, signage, windows, doors and any indoor/outdoor application where durability is needed. Custom and non-stock items available.
Optix Clear & Colors
OPTIX continuously processed clear acrylic is offered in a thickness range from .040" to 1.0", in widths up to 104".
Optix 95 Matte Finish
OPTIX 95 is a continuously processed acrylic sheet with a matte finish on one side.