Pinecone Park, Whitby – Multi-wall Glazing

The Town of Whitby commissioned a park within a new North-end subdivision. Part of the contemporary design elements included a covered canopy-like structure that provided park visitors protection from extreme sun and rain. The city approached Plas-Tech to consult on the selection and manufacturing of a lightweight glazing product that could withstand direct sunlight and a large… Read more »

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Amazing Acrylic Movie Set for Tron:Legacy

Happened across an article on the Los Angeles Times blog site that shares some great photos of fabricated acrylic furniture and flooring effects used in the movie, Tron: Legacy. Plas-Tech has done quite a bit of movie and TV work, as well.  It’s quite a thrill to work with set designers right from the inception phase where… Read more »

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3D Printing At Public Libraries

Every day, it seems, there is more cool stuff that you can 3D print — from wedding cake toppers based on a 3D scan of you and your betrothed to replicas of fossils in museums to personalized iPhone cases — if only you had a 3D printer. And who does? Toronto Public Library users can… Read more »

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Fake Plastic Taking Down Automakers

For Aston Martin, the problem was counterfeit DuPont plastic material used by a Chinese supplier in a relatively small and unsophisticated part – accelerator pedal arms. Recall: 17,590 cars. BMW recalled more than 156,000 cars to fix bolts to hold a camshaft housing that were found at risk of loosening and breaking. Chrysler had ignition… Read more »

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