Author Archives for PASWeb

Prepare For Plastic Welding

Published by Leave your thoughts

Take Time To Prepare Plastics For Welding The spectrum of plastic welding is wide. To start, there are many types of plastic welds available to plastic fabricators. You have ultrasonic welding, which consists of using an acoustic tool to transfer vibration energy through plastic parts. Vibrating molecules generate friction, which...
Read More


Various Plastic Welding Types

Published by Leave your thoughts

Look around you. Without even realizing it, you’re likely seeing how plastic welding makes things possible. From patio awnings to miniature airplanes, plastic welding is responsible for many things before your eyes, from the simplest toy doll to more complicated electronics. When multiple plastic can’t be fused together by adhesives,...
Read More


The Importance of Ultrasonic Plastic Welding

Published by Leave your thoughts

What Is Ultrasonic Welding? Ultrasonic plastic welding is a state-of-the-art technology used to form a permanent bond. Mechanical vibrations generate frictional heat until the plastic parts reach melting point and can be pressed together. The advantage of ultrasonic plastic welding is that it can be applied to embed metal parts...
Read More


Practical Uses of Ultrasonic Welders

Published by Leave your thoughts

Ultrasonic welders have multiple uses. Frequently applied to fuse small- and medium-size thermoplastic parts, ultrasonic welding machines are used in automotive applications, computers, electronics, toys, textiles and house appliances. How Do Ultrasonic Welders Work? Plastic parts are joined together through pressure and high frequency mechanical vibrations, which create frictional heat...
Read More


The Components of Ultrasonic Welding

Published by Leave your thoughts

In ultrasonic welding, there are three variables to consider: time, pressure and amplitude. All three need to be taken into consideration to control the process. But before we can delve into these considerations, we need to understand the main components of this type of welding. Ultrasonic welding equipment consists of...
Read More


How Does Spin Welding Work?

Published by Leave your thoughts

Spin welding is one technique that some consider to fall under ultrasonic welding. Whereas an ultrasonic or sonic welder uses vibrations to connect two pieces of plastic together, a spin welder uses circular motion or spinning. It is one of the most popular techniques to use when working with thermoplastics....
Read More


Advanced Thermal Press Machines From PAS

Published by Leave your thoughts

Thermal press machines are an ideal solution for companies that regularly assemble small plastic parts. Plastic Assembly tools and thermal press machines allow for advanced control and turnaround thanks to the ability to configure the plastic parts on an assembly line. Other advantages to these proprietary Plastic Assembly Systems machines...
Read More


Heat Staking Design Guidelines

Published by Leave your thoughts

Standard Flared Stake Spherical Stake   Hollow Stake Staking a hollow boss produces a large, strong head without having to melt a large amount of material. Also, the hollow stake avoids sink mark on the opposite side of the component and enables the parts to be reassembled with self-tapping screws...
Read More