All democracies have strong, stable governments as their foundations. Governments are charged with providing their peoples' basic needs of safety, security, and other physical and social needs. Governments continue utilizing plastics to reduce costs and improve safety within societies.
Advantages of Plastics
The advantages of plastics in Government are numerous. Plastics are much lighter than metal, which equate into better fuel economy and cheaper to manufacture parts. Additionally, the lighter weight aids in safer material handling. Plastics can be designed to be impact and dent resistant, and modified for improved strength. Corrosion resistance, color and texture flexibility, the economical components and aesthetics are other advantages of plastics.
Materials Utilized Within Industry
Materials used in the support of National Defense, Homeland Security, and Aerospace applications include products for displays or signs, mechanical plastics for engineering and R&D, and see-through products including security and bullet-resistant applications.