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Monthly Archives: July 2012

Thermosets vs. Thermoplastics

A common question we get asked from time to time is, “What is the difference between a thermoset and a thermoplastic?”  Here is a brief description to illustrate the distinction between the 2 categories of engineering plastic materials.   A … Continue reading

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PEEK Machining

PEEK, also known as Polyether ether ketone, is a semicrystalline thermoplastic used in numerous high-end engineering applications. PEEK exhibits excellent mechanical and chemical resistance characteristics, especially in dealing with high temperature applications. PEEK’s glass transition temperature lies around 289 Fahrenheit, … Continue reading

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