Resources

Proto Plastics works or partners with many outsource companies for things such as: part design and tooling assistance, thermoplastic material information and selection, specialty manufacturing components, and manufacturing standards. Some of these same providers should be able to help you as well, in the journey of bringing your plastic injection molded part and/or design to fruition.

For Plastic Materials & Properties information & research:

MatWeb

IDES

Plastic Material Manufacturers:

SABIC  Innovative Plastics

DuPont Performance Polymers

Bayer MaterialScience

For information on the various Textures [for your plastic part] available: 

Mold-Tech

Custom Colors for thermoplastic materials:

SABIC  Innovative Plastics ColorXpress Service

Clariant

Threaded Inserts Suppliers & Selection Guides:

Tri-Star Industries

Dodge Inserts

For industry information & news and for professionals in plastics:

SPI

SPE

Plastics News

International standard-setting bodies for products, services, processes, testing, materials, and/or systems:

ISO

UL

FDA

NSF

ASTM

ANSI