My first attempt at injection molding with PETE plastic (Mountain Dew bottles). The molded part is the shape of a fishing lure (crankbait). This type of fishing lure needs to...
John Baichtal | Sunday September 25th, 2011 12:54 PM
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This is a piece of free-burning ABS tubing showing characteristic flame color and smoke. The burn test, as it’s known, correlates a plastic sample’s composition with a set of observable...
Sean Michael Ragan | Thursday September 22nd, 2011 1:30 PM
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As part of our Plastics theme, we've uploaded Charles Platt's excellent ABS Plastic Fantastic Desk Set article from MAKE Volume 10. By the time you're done, you'll have three handsome,...
Gareth Branwyn | Wednesday September 21st, 2011 4:00 PM
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