Category Archives: Polycarbonate

How Strong Is Polycarbonate


Category: Innovation, Polycarbonate

 Our team at The Plastic People often get asked how strong clear plastic is.  Normally this type of question comes from those wanting some guidance on whether to choose clear acrylic or clear polycarbonate for their project and are not sure how to decide.  And for strength … Continue reading

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How strong is polycarbonate


Category: Polycarbonate

 Polycarbonate is a wonderful type of plastic because it can be used for projects when many other types of material cannot. Since we are The Plastic People, we’re obviously a little biased towards plastic so here is a digestible summary … Continue reading

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Building a light weight race car


Category: Innovation, Polycarbonate, Recycle, uses of plastic

 If you’re interested in building your own race car this blog in conjunction with Chris Mohan Racing will show you how this can be an easily achievable project for someone with basic DIY skills.  With a combination of careful measuring … Continue reading

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5 tips to prepare your greenhouse for winter


Category: Greenhouse Panels, Polycarbonate

 Follow these tips if you’re using your greenhouse to shelter plants from the colder winter weather It’s winter – but do a spring clean.  Remove dead and diseased plants and clean out your greenhouse (and all the pots, tools and … Continue reading

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Must Try Tips, No 4: Create Your Own Mirrored Furniture


Category: Mirrors, Polycarbonate, Recycle

 If you’re a fan of mirrored furniture but not their normally expensive price tags then you might like to have a go at creating your own using an existing piece of furniture and upcycling it.  We’ve dedicated this Must Try … Continue reading

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