Converting To Plastic
Converting to plastic is not a new trend.
Mr. McGuire, in the 1967 movie The Graduate
, gave Benjamin this famous word of advice; “Plastics”!
Today, conversion to plastic has impacted almost everything we interact with. From vehicles to medical instruments, thousands of parts have been converted to plastics
. Another example is the furniture industry, and the outdoor furniture industry in particular has made wide use of metal to plastic conversion. Many other industries are rapidly moving forward with conversions to plastic on equipment both large and small.
Converting to Plastic Advantage
Better functional properties, cost benefits and weight savings will insure the trend toward converting to plastics is here to stay. However, conversion to plastics must be done carefully to ensure success
. To that end, there is no substitute for a knowledgeable partner that has the know-how and the experience in conversions to plastic.
Centro is a pioneer in the conversion to plastics. Among our many success stories:
- Centro was the first rotational molding company to convert a metal fuel tank to plastic (cross-linked polyethylene).
- Centro was the first rotational molding company to convert a construction equipment cab roof cover to plastics (linear polyethylene).
- Centro was the first rotational molding company to convert cab components to plastics (linear polyethylene).
- Centro was the first rotational molding company to convert utility vehicle cargo beds to plastics (cross-link and linear polyethylene).
Our design, engineering, and manufacturing teams possess a vast pool of knowledge in the successful conversions of products to plastics.