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Microdyne’s Business Continuity Plan – 3/25/2020

  Updated 3/25/2020 The State of California has shut down all non-essential businesses and asked citizens to stay home as of 3/19/2020. Microdyne is planning on staying open, based on Homeland Security Guidelines. Microdyne is a certified Medical Device Manufacturer with the FDA and is...

Reservoir Shade and Bird Balls – Designed and Made by Microdyne

Microdyne’s Reservoir Shade Balls are used around the world to conserve water. (Water conservation balls.) Microdyne invented a concept and production technology to make the balls and properly keep them properly floating.  They are also called Reservoir Shade or “Bird” Balls.  When the...

Micro Injection Molding Products

Micro Injection Molding is a specialty of Microdyne Plastics.   Plastic Injection molded products include a huge array of items in every home, office and automobile. Blow molding is used for most plastic bottles, but most other plastic items are made using injection molding. They represent a...

Automotive Injection Molding

The obvious reason to use plastics in automobiles is to reduce weight to increase gas mileage. This will continue for the foreseeable future. However, advanced plastics and composites also allow car designers another level of creativity unavailable in steel and aluminum.   The average car in...

Four reasons it is time to replace your tools

Plastic Manufacturing Tips for Tool Replacement All blow molded, and injection molded plastic products are formed with molds that are called tools. These tools are both molds and machines that are manipulated by larger machinery to form each specific part or product. The tools must come apart to...

Plastic Recycling Efforts Supported by Foundation

Plastic recycling has two halves:  Plastic collection and reuse. The reuse technology has improved greatly in the last few years, while the plastic collection has slid some. PepsiCo Foundation has joined the efforts to bring back the consumer participation efforts. Reuse Plastic trash must be...

Plastic Recycling Becomes a Brand Differentiator

Post-consumer recycled (PCR) containers are starting to see some activity as a brand diffentiator. Adding a portion of PCR to the resin of plastic containers is gaining momentum for naturally oriented companies and those that want to appeal to the environmentally conscious consumer. While many...

Injection Molded Electronics Parts Manufacturing

Microdyne has over forty years of experience in electronic parts manufacturing and micro-molding. Most electronic parts today have plastic molded components. The ease of design, inert characteristics of plastic polymers, low cost, micro-tolerance characteristics and flexibility make plastic an...

Some Plastics are Made to Last Forever

Recycled plastic building materials While most petroleum-based plastics can last almost forever, sometimes that is exactly what we need. One such application is bridges. In the (really) old days, we had stone bridges, and we still do. Roman bridges still exist in Britton and Rome that are now...

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