Here are a few cleaning tips to keep your acrylic's (plexiglass) finish looking crystal clear. Commercial cleaning products and abrasive materials can scratch the acrylic or give it a hazy appearance, so follow these best practices to insure your plastic stays looking great.
As protocol and recommendations have changed surrounding the Coronavirus, we have received numerous calls regarding clear plastic dividers / barriers to protect employees. We wanted to take a few minutes to answer some of the frequently asked questions regarding materials and our capabilities.
In No More Naked Pergolas! Part 1, we discussed our inspiration for creating plastic pergola covers. Our goal was to offer a solution for people to enjoy their pergola rain or shine without sacrificing their natural light. Thus, our Polygal Base and Cap System and Topgal Standing Seam System were born.
First, let’s talk pergolas. They are a HUGE deal in Texas! They provide an extra dimension to the back of your house. They give it depth. They create an instant outdoor living area. Just add a fire pit, BBQ grill, outdoor furniture, kegerator, or ping pong table underneath that thing and start having fun!
The use of acrylic (aka Plexiglass) in wedding and event design looks like it is a trend here to stay. Over the past couple of years, we have seen event designers get more innovative with not just clear acrylic but also mirrored, frosted, and textured. As we approach wedding proposal season followed by wedding planning season, here are a few of our favorite projects for inspiration.
8mm Topgal is the latest mutliwall Polycarbonate system to hit our shelves. Why are we so excited about it? It is a great option for customers looking for a leak proof cover for their outdoor space. The design allows for easier installation, and as always, it comes with a 10 year warranty against yellowing and brittling.
One of our lesser known specialties at Regal Plastics - Texas is creating custom lean solutions for companies. We practice lean manufacturing ourselves, and we understand how imperative it is to reduce wasted motion. Here are some examples of tool carts we've produced in-house for ourselves and other companies. Maybe, they will offer some inspiration of how you can improve lean practices in your own operation.
regalCHIZEL is a sheet of acrylic that we actually hand chisel in house. We originally carried a material that came "pre-chiseled". However, as the market and vendors are subject to change, the material became unavailable. Even though the product had disappeared from our shelves, we still saw a demand for the specialty acrylic. Two members from our executive team set out on a research and development mission. They were able to find helpful advice from others in the industry, and with some trial and error, regalCHIZEL was born.