DIE CUTTING

Die cutting is the general process of using a die to shear webs of low-strength materials, such as rubber, fiber, foil, cloth, paper, corrugated fiberboard, paperboard, plastics, pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes, foam and sheet metal. In the metalworking and leather industries, the process is known as clicking and the machine may be referred to as a clicking machine.[1][2] When a dinking die or dinking machine is used, the process is known as dinking.[1][3] Commonly produced items using this process include gaskets,[4] labels, corrugated boxes, and envelopes. Die cutting started as a process […]

Gluing in Plastic Fabrication

Gluing in plastic fabrication What a simple think to do…. Well, not so fast. It doesn’t require being a rocket scientist to do it but you still need to know little basic knowledge. 1/ kind of plastic: there is different chemicals and different techniques depending of your plastics so, know your plastic. 2/ prepare the […]

Vacuum forming

VACUUM FORMING Vacuum forming process is a simplified version of thermoforming, where a sheet of plastic is heated to a forming temperature, stretched onto a single-surface mold, and forced against the mold by a vacuum. This process can be used to form plastic into permanent objects such as turnpike signs and protective covers. Normally draft […]

Vacuum Forming

VACUUM FORMING Vacuum forming process is a simplified version of thermoforming, where a sheet of plastic is heated to a forming temperature, stretched onto a single-surface mold, and forced against the mold by a vacuum. This process can be used to form plastic into permanent objects such as turnpike signs and protective covers. Normally draft […]

Plastic Fabrication

The acrylic fabrication process is a very clean, detail-oriented way of manufacturing acrylic. There are virtually no defects due to manufacturing. Fabricating acrylic by hand will eliminate the relief marks and/or blue haze you would get with injection molded pieces. There are four main steps when creating a custom fabricated piece – Cut, Bend, Glue, […]

CUSTOM PLASTIC FABRICATION

Desert Star Plastics is a custom fabrication shop located downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Desert Star Plastics is a full service, acrylic plastic fabrication and manufacturing company. We are located in the Phoenix Valley of the Sun, in beautiful Arizona. Since 1972 we delivered standard stock and custom designed products. It ranges from sign and brochure holders, […]

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