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General Plastics’ Tooling Boards and Machining Services Help Pool Feature Manufacturer Make a Big Splash

Nov. 18, 2016

VERSATILITY, DURABILITY AND MACHINABILITY OF FR-4515 TOOLING BOARDS LEADS TO LIGHTER, STRONGER, BETTER BOWLS AT LOWER COST Download the PDF. …

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Tooling Foam Empowered Creation & Test of Prototype Missile Aeroshell Cover at Mach 4+ Speed

Nov. 8, 2016

DEFENSE SUBCONTRACTOR SLASHES THREE-FOURTHS OF ITS PROTOTYPING COSTS & TIME USING GP’s MULTI-USE CORE FOAM Download the PDF The Application: …

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Tooling Foam & Machining Services Help Compress R&D Cycle

FASTER TRUE-TO-LIFE PROTOTYPING SPEEDS NEW PRODUCTS TO MARKET THANKS TO EXPERTLY MACHINED HIGH-TEMP TOOLING BOARDS Download the PDF. The Application: …

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Polyurethane Foam Outlasts Biological Material for Use in Orthopedic and Medical Models

Download the PDF. The Application: For over 30 years, Pacific Research Laboratories, Inc., also known as Sawbones, has been changing …

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Built to Last: 15 Years of Proven Success with Radioactive Materials Packaging with Columbiana Hi Tech

Download the PDF. The Application: For the past three decades, Columbiana Hi Tech (CHT) has supported the full Nuclear Fuel …

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Dielectric Materials for Use in Radomes and other Applications

G. Joel Meyer, Ph.D. – Senior R&D Chemist Download the PDF here. Many polyurethane foams offer a wide variety of …

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How Effective Material Selection Helped Shape the business of Solid Terrain Modeling

Download the PDF. THE APPLICATION: For the last 15 years, Solid Terrain Modeling (STM) has been producing three-dimensional physical models …

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Subsea Foam Equipped ROVs to Dive Deeper

How General Plastics’ Subsea Polyurethane Foam Equipped Remotely Operated Vehicles to Dive Deeper Download the PDF. The Application: Outland Technology …

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High-Temperature Tooling Board for Advanced Composites

Download the PDF. Background High-density polyurethane foam tooling boards have proven their value in constructing molds or shapes for making …

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LAST-A-FOAM® R-9300 Continuous Insulation Block Series

Download the PDF. Background In cold-storage and industrial facilities, LAST-A-FOAM® R-9300 Structural Continuous Insulation construction blocks create an insulation envelope …

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Blast Tamer

Download the PDF. Download the paper. Background: Since their introduction in 1957, rigid polyurethane foams (RPFs) have undergone numerous formulation …

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Foam Sculptures

Foam Sculptures The complex polyurethane foam sculpture depicted above was crafted from our LAST-A-FOAM® FR-6712 Aerospace-Grade material by sculptor Joy …

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Student Design Competitions

Our General Plastics Foam Donation Program partners with universities to provide tooling and modeling foam to undergraduate student teams. Future engineers …

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Burn Therapy Masks

General Plastics plays a pivotal role in allowing individuals whose faces are severely burned to live a more normal life. …

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Scaled Models

Model makers have constructed full-scale models of a wide range of aircraft partially or completely out of LAST-A-FOAM® FR-7100 and …

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Topographical Models and Maps

Nov. 7, 2016

Solid Terrain Models (STM) of Fillmore, California has created highly accurate topographical models and maps using our LAST-A-FOAM® FR-7100 Multi-use …

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NASA Space Shuttle RSRM

General Plastics’ materials were put to the test in NASA’s Space Shuttle program as key components for the Reusable Solid …

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