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Plastic Supply of San Antonio carries an extensive list of plastic products and supplies, such as acrylics, polycarbonate, vinyl, poly bags, and more! Click on any of the product titles below to expand.

Acrylics

We stock acrylic in clear, colored, mirrored, translucent, or opaque in over 35 colors. A number of coatings can be applied to a sheet or finished product for the purpose of UV filter, non-glare, and scratch resistance. Acrylic has numerous applications, for instance, windows, display cases and everything in between. It is Ideal for P-O-P displays, store fixtures, and general fabrication. Acrylic sheet offers manufacturers, fabricators, and designers a product with exceptional strength, formability, and durability. Can be used indoors and outdoors and will not yellow. It is easily cut and cemented.

PETG

PETG is a thin, flexible plastic material that can be used for many applications such as stencils and framing. It is a transparent thermoplastic commonly used in the point of purchase industry. This material die cuts and punches with ease and bonds, fastens, welds and rivets extremely well. Additionally, it can be painted, decorated, hot stamped, silk screened, fabricated and formed. Among its advantages, PETG offers superior impact strength over acrylic and cost-effectiveness compared to polycarbonate. Typical applications include video tape shelves, greeting card displays, revolving merchandise racks, indoor signs, point of purchase displays, menu displays, photo frames and slat wall inventory displays.

Polycarbonate

Sheets and rods

The toughest of the clear plastics. Polycarbonate is a highly durable, high-performance thermoplastic. It is dimensionally stable, extremely impact resistant and has excellent optical properties. Polycarbonate is highly transparent with a greater light transmission than many types of glass. For use in high impact and durability applications when standard acrylic is not enough.

ABS

Sheets

Widely used for forming machine parts and housings. ABS is used for constant wear and tear applications in all climates. Even though ABS plastics are used largely for mechanical purposes, they also have electrical properties that are fairly constant over a wide range of frequencies. These properties are little affected by temperature and atmospheric humidity in the acceptable operating range of temperatures.

PVC (gray)

Sheets, rods, reinforced tubes and vinyl tubes

PVC’s relatively low cost, biological and chemical resistance and workability have resulted in it being used for a wide variety of applications. It is an industrial grade plastic that can be used for ductwork, electrical insulation, and handling corrosive liquids.

Vinyls

Rigid and flexible sheeting. Flexible vinyl strip curtain and sheeting is perfect for industrial freezer/kitchen doors and outdoor patios where protection from the elements is needed.

UHMW (Polyethylene)

Sheets and rods

UHMW is an industrial grade plastic that can be used in assembly lines as bushings and wear strips. It is very durable and has self-lubricating and non-stick properties.

Delrin

Sheets and rods

In the first place, Delrin is a strong, industrial plastic. Delrin acetal homopolymer bridges the gap between metals and ordinary plastics with a unique combination of creep resistance, strength, stiffness, hardness, dimensional stability, toughness, fatigue resistance, solvent and fuel resistance, abrasion resistance, low wear and low friction.

Phenolic

Sheets and Rods.
Available in canvas, linen, and paper-based

A phenolic sheet is a hard, dense material made by applying heat and pressure to layers of paper or glass cloth impregnated with synthetic resin. In fact, these layers of laminations are usually of cellulose paper, cotton fabrics, synthetic yarn fabrics, glass fabrics or unwoven fabrics. Then heat and pressure are applied to the layers, and a chemical reaction (polymerization) transforms them into a high-pressure thermosetting industrial laminated plastic. Phenolic is an industrial grade material used in electrical insulating, gears, router bases, spacers, and bushings. Usually, phenolic is extended by combining it with a filler.

Additionally, phenolics are usually compression molded and they also have good strength and toughness, good arc resistance and other electrical properties, not to mention, good resistance to solvents and high temperatures, and are bargain-priced.

G-10 The most versatile all-around laminate, this grade is a continuous glass woven fabric base impregnated with an epoxy resin binder. It has extremely high mechanical strength, good dielectric loss properties, and good electric strength properties, both wet and dry. G10 is also known as Micarta and Garolite and can be used for structural supports, buss bars, mechanical insulation, gears, test fixtures, washers, spacers and tight tolerance machined parts for electromechanical assemblies.

Teflon

Sheets and rods

Teflon is an industrial grade material that can be used in extreme temperatures. For this reason, it is ideal for high stress and wear applications such as production lines.

Cutting Board

Cutting Board is an exceptionally white natural polyethylene color, creating the bright, clean, sanitary look that commercial food processing operations require. In fact, bacteria, odors and cleaning fluids wash completely off. Cutting Board won’t dull knives like wood. It is made to last in the most demanding commercial environments. Above all, it is easy to clean, easy to maintain, and will not rot or splinter. Furthermore, it complies with the FDA and is tested and certified by the NSF for a sanitary work surface.

Engraving Supplies

Sheets

Created with a micro-thin cap layer, the Matte product line is certainly perfect for rotary engravers looking to achieve detailed engraving. The Mattes are offered in a non-glare, matte finish that is rich in color and still durable and easy to fabricate.

Dozens of color combinations and a subtle brushed finished make Satins ideal for interior signage, nameplates, and personal identification.

Light Diffusers

Prismatic lighting panels offer excellent efficiency and direct glare control while providing an attractive appearance. The PL-21 features a 3/16″ square base female conical pattern in order to fit standard ceiling grids for easy installation.

Acrylic eggcrate louvers are available in two thicknesses, 3/8″ and 1/2. The standard size is 2′ x 4′, but it can be cut to smaller sizes. Numerous finishes are available, such as white, black and chrome (silver). Notably, eggcrate louvers play an important role in the lighting, ceiling, elevator cab, display, HVAC and packaging industries.

Tube protectors or safety sleeves are designed to contain glass particles in case of fluorescent lamp failure. They are available in a myriad of colors for decorative purposes. Regardless, many safety codes require covering fluorescent lamps with safety sleeves when used in certain areas. Safety sleeves are typically used in food processing plants, factories, supermarkets, and restaurant kitchens.

Coroplast – Polyflute St

Sheets
Stock Colors: White, Black, Yellow, Blue, Green, Orange, Red, and Clear.

Coroplast is a twinwall poly sheet available in clear and colors. It is certainly the material of choice for today’s screen printing industry and is ideal for indoor and outdoor applications. In fact, it is tougher than corrugated fiberboard and lighter than extruded plastic sheet. It is waterproof and stain-resistant.

All Coroplast stock sheets are electrostatically double treated by “Corona Discharge” on both sides to allow specifically formulated inks and adhesives to adhere.

Fiberglass Supplies

The following are stock items:

  • Fiberglass cloth, tape and matte sold by the foot
  • Polyester resins sold by the pint, quart, gallon and 5-gallon container
  • White and clear gel-cotes
  • MEKP for hardening
  • Fumed silica for thickening
  • Acetone for cleanup
  • Brushes, rollers, gloves
Poly Bags

A broad selection of poly bags used in many areas, such as industrial, foodservice, medical, hospitality, janitorial, electrical and retail markets. Sizes range from 2 inches by 2 inches up to 100 inches and 120 inches long.

Polyethylene Bottles and Containers

Plastic bottles and containers come in sizes from ½ ounce to 55 gallons which are used in manufacturing environments, promotional products, and retail stores.

Mylar (transparent and silver)

Rolls

Polyester Film is ideally suited for a wide range of uses such as packaging, printing, die-cutting, electronics, protective overlay, barrier protection, apparel and other industrial applications. Because of Polyester Film inherent physical properties, it’s your best choice for a high-performance plastic film/sheet. Used for coverings, stencils, and framing applications.

Letters and Numbers

Stock letters and numbers come in four fonts, specifically Helvetica, Caslon, Olympia and Style 1 and in sizes from .75” to 8 inches. The stock colors are white, black and gold. Special orders for other fonts are easily accommodated.

Accessories

Cleaning/buffing materials, hinges, tapes and cements.

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