The paper manufacturing industry creates paper most commonly for writing and printing on; however, it is also widely used as a packaging material, in many cleaning products, in a number of industrial and construction processes. Plastics have long been aiding the production of paper.
Advantages of plastics
The advantages of plastics in Paper Manufacturing 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 manufacturing and production of paper and forestry products include Polycarbonate, Nylon and UHMW.
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.
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.
Tecamid™ Nylon Sheets and Rods
TECAMID™ is an ideal material for metal replacement in applications whose design requirements include high strength, toughness, and weight reduction.
Rochling Sustaplast Sustamid 6G and Sustaglide
Material Properties and Machining Guidelines for Sustamid 6G, Sustamid 6G Blue, Sustamid 6G MoS2, Sustamid 6G OL, Sustaglide and Sustaglide Plus.
Prime LDPE 049
Machinists Tips - Milling
When face milling, use positive geometry cutter bodies. Quadrant Service & Support provides guidance when milling plastics.
TIVAR® Ceram P® UHMW-PE Plastic Sheets
Reduce maintenance downtime, extend equipment service life and reduce replacement part costs with Quadrant Engineering Plastic Products.
TIVAR® H.O.T., UHMW Sheets, TIVAR® UHMW
Formulated -- exclusively from Quadrant EPP -- to maintain key performance properties in an extended temperature range.