Plastic Guide

Plastic Guide

5,000 - 10,000 downloads

  • Exhaustive information about plastics and their properties
  • Intuitive navigation
  • Many helpful images
  • Will only interest a very specific audience
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Expert's Review

"One word: Plastics"

Reviewed by / Nov 26, 2013

A user's guide to plastics and processing methods

If you need to know all about plastics, you've come to the right app.'s Plastic Guide app is an organized database of information regarding the technical details of many kinds of plastics and their processing methods.

The information is divided into categories: "Common thermoplastics," "Processing methods," "Pictures of plastic parts," "List abbreviations," and "List trade names." Each contains a plethora of relevant images and facts, plus links to websites and videos where you can deepen your knowledge.

The app is very well designed and simple to navigate.'s Plastic Guide app is a thorough and efficient niche guide dealing with everything that has to do with plastics.

Tags: free plastic propertises.

Developer's original description available here
Plastic Guide – The user’s guide to plastics

This app is intended to spread knowledge of plastics and processing methods. It is developed by Bruder Consulting AB and programmed by the app development company Thin Brick, both located in Sweden.

Plastics are a family of materials with almost unlimited application possibilities.

While some plastics can be dissolved in water other can resist strong chemicals. Some plastics melts at low temperatures, others may be used in engines and in other very hot environments.

The Plastic guide gives you a good overview of:

1) The most common plastic materials
• Properties
• Applications (with picture and text)
• Chemical Facts
• Recycling
• Abbreviations
• Trade names

2) The most common processing methods:
• How they work
• Advantages and limitations
• Videos

3) Search lists for abbreviations and trade names

Recently changed in this version

Two more thermoplastic elastomers have been added.

Comments and ratings for Plastic Guide
  • (70)

    by Ahmed Abdullah on 14/06/2014

    Highly recommended... and the vedio learning option is just awesome....5 stars from my side....

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    by ADITYA MISHRA on 03/06/2014


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    by Dimitri Campanini on 05/05/2014

    Awesome app and very accurate, great work!

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    by yousif abdullghaffar on 02/04/2014

    Very good and comfortable

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    by souheil Ben Fima on 28/02/2014


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    by ArunKumar Subramanian on 26/01/2014

    Handy. Pretty useful