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Construction & Glazing

construction plasticsConstruction applications are one of the most popular uses for plastics, second only to packaging.  Plastics are a cost-effective material for construction applications due largely to their long, productive product life, little to no maintenance requirements, insulation properties, corrosion resistance and high strength to weight properties.

Due to their durability and long product life, plastics used in construction applications are highly rated in environmental assessments because of their energy efficiency  When compared to alternative products, plastics perform better and are more economical to use.

  • Plastics are used for products as diverse as plumbing fixtures and pipes, flooring, protective shields, insulation, seals, roofing, lighting and wall coverings.  
  • Plastic films and laminates are used for glazing and films on windows and doors to provide protection from sunlight and UV light.  
  • Modern composites can be molded to mimic different materials and are manufactured in a wide range of colors.  They are increasingly used for mouldings and exterior siding.  
  • Industrial and commercial uses include shatter and bullet-proof protectors and ESD shielding films.

We offer a variety of different materials for multiple construction and building uses:

construction plastic materials

For over 40 years, Nationwide Plastics has been a leading distributor of mechanical and engineered plastics materials.  Our experienced staff will assist you in selecting the best material for your application from our complete inventory of plastics.  We are proud of our reputation as “the authority on plastics manufacturing and distribution,” and make sure that we understand both your application and the materials available to provide you with the best material solution for that application.  Whether you are sourcing material for a bank teller protective cage, a UV protective window covering or PVC pipe, our staff can provide the material you need.  

We offer custom manufacturing services and can manufacture your plastic part or component in our fully equipped machine shop and fabrication facility.  We specialize in machining and fabricating plastic parts, and have the expertise to manufacture the large parts required for construction and glazing applications.

Interested in machining and fabrication services?
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