Plastic Bending Service

Our Plastic Bending capability

Acrylic bending- Acrylic stand

Acrylic bending

Acrylic bending is commonly used in industries like signage, retail, and architecture to create custom components and designs. When you heat acrylic to 160 degrees Celsius, it becomes soft and bends easily, Acrylic’s transparency and flexibility when heated make it ideal for various applications, from curved signs to unique retail displays, providing versatility and precision in design.

Polycarbonate bending-Polycarbonate stand

Polycarbonate bending

Polycarbonate sheets can be bent or deformed by both hot and cold plastic bending method. Polycarbonate’s exceptional impact resistance and transparency make it suitable for applications demanding durability and clarity. This process finds use in industries like automotive, construction, and signage, producing curved or protective components..

Plastic bending Specification

SpecificationAcrylic BendingPolycarbonate Bending
Maximum Part Size1000mmX1000mm1000mmX1000mm
Maximum Wall ThicknessUp to 0.5 inches (12.7 mm)Up to 0.3 inches (7.62 mm)
Tolerance+/- 0.04 inches (1 mm)+/- 0.04 inches (1mm)
Lead Time1 to 3 days1 to 3days

Plastic Bending Materials

Acrylic Plastic material

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Acrylic Acrylic plastic, also known as plexiglass/PMMA, is a useful, clear material that resembles glass, but offers better transparency and weighs 50% less than glass of equal thickness. Acrylic is…
Polycarbonate sheet

Polycarbonate Plastic Material

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Polycarbonate material Polycarbonate (PC) is a transparent thermoplastic with carbonate functional groups. Its high strength and high impact resistance make it a popular choice for various applications. It is lightweight and…

What is plastic bending?

Plastic bending is a fabrication process used to reshape or incorporating angles into rigid thermoplastic materials sheets, tubing and rods, in which the local or entire material is heated and formed into a specific shape or geometry. it is a nonlinear behavior particular to members made of ductile materials such as acrylic, polycarbonate, and PVC. This technique is widely used in various industries, including signage, automotive, retail, and more, to create custom components, displays, protective covers, and a wide range of other products.

Benefits of plastic bending

  • Affordable Solution: Plastic bending provides a budget-friendly method to shape plastic materials.
  • Material Integrity: It minimally impacts material composition, ensuring durability.
  • Cost and Time Efficiency: This process is both cost-effective and time-efficient, saving resources.
  • Minimal Tooling: With low tooling requirements, it reduces setup costs and complexity.
  • Precision and Uniformity: Plastic bending offers precision, guaranteeing consistent results.
  • Versatility: It works seamlessly with a wide range of plastic types, increasing flexibility.
  • Post-Printing Benefit: Bending can be performed after printing, contributing to cost-effective printing practices.

Why Choose KUSLA plastic bending Service

Competitive techniques

Precise bending

One stop fabrication service

Competitive pricing

High quality material

Quick turnaround

Other Plastic Fabrication Capabilities

Plastic Thermoforming Service

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Plastic Thermoforming Service If you need high-quality plastic parts and products for your business, you may want to consider our plastic thermoforming service. Plastic thermoforming is a process that transforms…

Plastic Extrusion Service

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Plastic Extrusion Service As a leading China plastic extrusion manufacturer, Kusla provides plastic extrusion services at a competitive price. we have different kinds of plastic extrusion manufacturing technologies, such as…

Plastic Printing Service

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Plastic Printing Service As a leading China Plastic Fabrication manufacturer, Kusla provides Printing on Plastic service. we have silk Screen printing on plastic, Pad printing on plastic, water transfer printing…

Plastic Cutting Service

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plastic CUTTING Service Our Plastic cutting capability Laser cutting Laser cutting systems use a precise, high-energy laser beam controlled by computer numerical control (CNC) to carve intricate designs from plastic…

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FAQS about Plastic Bending Service

A strip heater , also called line bender or acrylic bender  is a homemade tool that allows you to bend materials such as acrylic and other plastics to nearly any angle, with extremely clean results. A strip heater consists of a long, narrow, electrically heated element, often made of ceramic, that provides even heating along a specific line or strip of the plastic sheet. This focused heating softens the plastic at the desired bending point, allowing it to become pliable and enabling the operator to bend it into the desired shape or angle.

Yes, take Acrylic as example, acrylic is its thermo-formability. As it becomes warm it softens and can be bent or formed into any shape imaginable. The typical forming temperature range of most acrylic sheet plastics is 275°F to 350°F (135°C to 177°C).

all types of thermoplastic can undergo heat bending, but the common plastic materials for bending are acrylic (PMMA), polystyrene, polycarbonate, PETG, PEHD500, PET and ABS.

Polycarbonate is the strongest plastic for bending, at more than 20 times stronger than acrylic and 200 times stronger than glass.

 acrylic plastic and polycarbonate are the materials that receive the changes better without their structure being damaged and without breaking in the process,