There are several factors that can impact color, including the type of resin used, additives, texture and shape. Visual perception is another factor to consider.
Plastics compounding remains one of the best ways to tailor a material to an application, and the laboratory often is where some of the toughest challenges are solved.
With so much emphasis placed on green options, plastics processors can take steps to decrease their ecological footprint with compounds that include recycled content.
Glass remains the most common additive in resins for many injection molding shops. Glass fibers can offer significantly more strength and rigidity when compared to the performance of unfilled resins.