Automobile parts, grooming products, sports clothing, gymnastics floors, tennis racquets, golf clubs, heavy plastics are making their way into so many products around you. Considered to be lighter, more durable and effective, these thermoplastic composites are not only easy to use, but more economical as well. You’re probably aware of the impact plastics are making in your life, but you’d be surprised to learn about some of the products that rely on plastics.
Seen those cool exercise floors that offer a bit of bounce to help gymnasts soften the impact of their landings? They’re made using glass-reinforced high density plastics called fiberglass and are then topped with a layer of plastic foam and carpeted using plastic fibers.
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