How Plastic is Shaping the Medical Industry

How Plastic is Shaping the Medical Industry

Plastics are used in just about all walks of life, and there are a variety of different industries that have benefited greatly from finding innovative new ways to incorporate plastics. But you could make the argument that no industry has benefited more from plastics than the medical industry. Techniques like dip molding have made it

Piper Plastic Cares About the Environment

Piper Plastic Cares About the Environment

Taking steps to protect the natural environment is something that is increasingly important to many people and businesses. After all, we only have one planet. It just makes sense for every person and business to take part in protecting our shared environment. At Piper Plastics, we recognize that protecting the environment is both good for

The Definitive Guide to Dip Coating

The Definitive Guide to Dip Coating

Dip coating is an increasingly popular method as it adds functionally, color, texture, electrical insulation and comfort to plastic parts for companies in a variety of different industries. Despite the prevalence of this coating process, many people are not aware that they use dip coated products every day. This definitive guide to dip coating will

Fluidized powder is a technology within the plastic coding industry that has been available for more than 50 years; however many are unfamiliar with the process and benefits.

Reasons to Use PVC Fluidized Bed Power Coatings

Fluidized powder is a technology within the plastic coating industry that has been available for more than 50 years; however many are unfamiliar with the process and benefits. If you’re wondering whether you should use this method for your next project, here are four reasons why it’s a great idea: No Tooling Cost The fluidized

Dip Molded Stethoscope Tubing

See How We Turn Ideas Into Useful Products at Piper

Over the years, we’ve used thermoplastic processing techniques to make a wide variety of products—from medical-grade nasal cannula to watertight electrical fittings and heavy-duty items for the military. But before these products can become a reality, they start out as ideas in the minds of our customers. Before we start dip molding, we work closely

A Brief History of PVC

A Brief History of PVC

Let’s take a walk down PVC memory lane, shall we? While many people may not realize just how long the synthetic plastic has been around, there is actually a host of evidence that shows PVC (polyvinyl chloride) was first created at least a century ago. The story peculiarly begins in two separate years—1838 and 1872—when

Learn More About the Materials We Use at Piper Plastics

Recently, we shared a video that offers an up-close look at our plastisol dip molding process. Now, we’d like to give you another look at the various materials we use when dip molding and coating. Although plastisol is the most common material we work with, we use a number of other materials for specialized applications

Plastisol Dip Coating Examples by Piper Plastics Corp.

Take an Up-Close Look at the Plastisol Dip Molding Process

You’ve already seen some of the great products we’re able to make with our plastisol dip molding process, but now we’d like to show you the innards of the system that makes it all possible. That’s why we made a video to provide a detailed look at the three essential components of our dip molding

stethoscope tubing by Piper Plastics Corp.

Watch How We Create Dip Molded Medical Devices

Of all the products we manufacture here at Piper Plastics, we’re especially proud of the ones we create for the medical device industry. Whether it’s colorful stethoscope tubing, comfortable nasal cannula or anesthesia mask cushions, we know that these products are going to help physicians provide their patients with the best care available. Now, you

Vinyl Plastisol: Ideal for Electrical Applications

Vinyl Plastisol: Ideal for Electrical Applications

Since Piper Plastics began using dip molding techniques more than 50 years ago, we’ve found a wide variety of industrial applications for this versatile manufacturing process. From precision medical appliances to military-grade equipment, we can make just about anything with dip molded vinyl plastisol. Electrical fittings and connectors, however, are particularly well-suited to plastisol dip