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Dear Joslyn: Thermoformed Plastic Parts

Dear Joslyn: What are some of the everyday products made using thermoforming? – Justin Case
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Dear Joslyn: Customer-Supplied Tooling

Dear Joslyn: I’ve been awarded a job where the customer said they would supply their own tooling. What has shown up on my dock appears to be created by Frankenstein ...
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Flame-Resistant Plastic Materials

Dear Joslyn: I am designing an electrical cover for a customer. I need a material that won’t catch fire or burn a hole in my customer’s pocket. What do you suggest? – ...
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Dear Joslyn: What Is the Vacuum Forming Process?

Dear Joslyn: I’m looking for a source for thin-gauge packaging. A colleague recommended vacuum forming, but I’ve never heard of it. Can you help me understand what ...
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Dear Joslyn: Color Options for Custom Thermoformed Products

Dear Joslyn: I’m looking at color options for custom thermoformed products. There are so many to choose from, but I don’t know if I should opt for a custom-colored sheet ...
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Dear Joslyn: Virgin vs. Regrind Material

Dear Joslyn: My company is launching a new product line and, while researching material options, the terms “virgin” and “regrind” keep popping up. What’s the difference ...
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Dear Joslyn: I’m Launching a New Product

Dear Joslyn: I have a new product that I’d like to put out in the market for testing. I anticipate there will be some design changes, so I don’t want to order a large ...
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