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FABRICATION

The term fabrication is generally used to describe a variety of methods for finishing and assembling plastic parts. Various cutting methods can be used to shape plastic sheets and parts. CNC machines are commonly used to cut rigid sheets but can leave rough edges. Knifes and presses are used to cut flexible plastic sheets. Guillotines can be used to cut both rigid and flexible sheets. Glues, adhesives and fixings are used to bind the materials together depending on their make up and final usage.

Below is a list of plastics materials typically used in the fabrication process.


ABS Acrylic APET


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Fluted Polypropylene
Foam PVC
High Impact Polystyrene


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PETG Polycarbonate Polypropylene


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