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    The demand for show stopping designs and fabrication of props, models and sets in the television, film and stage production industry is high.  With requests ranging from face masks and model-making to Storm Trooper helmets and elaborate sets.

    Our range of thermoplastic material has been used at some of the UK's leading studios including Shepperton Studios, Pinewood Studios and Elstree Studios to name but a few.  For more information on our range of thermoplastics, please click on the links below:

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    Vacuum forming is a simplified version of thermoforming, which is one of the oldest and most popular methods of processing plastic material.  The process involves the heating of a plastic sheet until it is soft and then draping it over a mould.  A vacuum is applied to suck the sheet onto the mould and then the sheet is removed from the mould leaving the sheet in the desired shape.

    Nearly all of our thermoplastics can be vacuum formed, allowing for a greater choice when choosing materials for your specific product.  For more information on our range of thermoplastics, please click on the links below:

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  3. Recycled Plastics

    Recycled Plastics

    With the government's pledge to eradicate all avoidable plastic waste at the forefront of today's news, SWP would like to emphasise that none of our plastics go to landfill.

    We offer an extensive range of plastics in recycled form. From stock, ABS and HIPS are available in virgin grade and recycled whilst ViPrint and PVC are available with an MOQ of just 500kgs.

    In order to offer a closed loop service, we work closely with Recycled Plastics who are certified by the Environmental Agency as being exempt from their standard regulations as they do not landfill materials.

    All of our materials are 100% recyclable.

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  4. Product Spotlight - Adhesives & Tapes

    SWP offer an extensive range of tapes and adhesives at great value.  Each product has its own key features and design use:

    Plastick 101

    A viscous clear adhesive for joining HIPS to HIPS, has good gap filling properties and is also used as an insulating lacquer and electrical coil coating solution.

    Plastick 1506

    Another viscous adhesive but for joining ABS to ABS and PVC to PVC.  Slow drying and thick for gap filling and fabrication.

    Plastick HIPSOL

    A clear thin bodied, non flammable solvent for joining HIPS to HIPS.

    Plastick ABSOL

    A clear flammable, low cost solvent for joining ABS to ABS.

    Plastick 410

    A non flammable, fast drying clear solvent for joining ABS to ABS and Acrylic to Acrylic.

    Plastick 440

    A slightly thicker but still fast drying clear solvent for joining Acrylic to ABS or HIPS and PVC to i

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  5. Product Spotlight - ViPrint for the Print Market

    SWP's wide range of printable plastic materials include ViPrint™, Staufen PVC, HIPS, PET and ABS, and are available in a variety of colours, textures, sizes and thicknesses.  All of which have been specifically engineered to a high level of quality and accuracy, ensuring speed of processing, low wastage and excellent printability.

    ViPrint™ is a specialist range of corona treated polypropylene (PP) designed to meet the creative demands of the graphic arts industry.  ViPrint™ is an excellent alternative to PVC for eco-friendly consumers as it is lighter and more readily recycled.

    Our ViPrint™ range includes materials that have been developed particularly for offset printing, offering all of the desired attributes needed to achieve quality printing.  As ViPrint™ has been corona treated it can also be litho, screen or digitally printed.

    ViPrint™ has many exceptional qualities such as infinite hingeing capabilities.  In some cases it can even be bond

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  6. Product Market Spotlight - Food

    SWP provide a range of hygienic, food safe products to our customers which are cost effective whilst maximising efficiency:


    HIPS is widely used in the food packaging industry because of its unique qualities of strength, hygiene, visual appearance, and ability to retain heat, while also not deforming when in contact with warm water.  High impact polystyrene is completely non-porous protecting food from germs and bacteria, keeping contaminants outside.  Food trays and coffee lids are amongst the products made from high impact polystyrene.


    Virgin PET or Polyethylene Terephthalate can be used for food packaging for cakes, cut fruit and salads amongst others.  PET is globally recognized as a safe, non-toxic, strong, lightweight, flexible material that

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  7. Check Out Our New Website!

    After months of hard work, we are delighted to officially announce the launch of our brand new website. You can still find us at but with a new and improved site.

    Our aim with this new website is to provide our visitors with an easier way to learn about Stephen Webster Plastics, our products, markets and services and also to allow our visitors the ability to connect with us. Our current and prospective customers will find useful information on our wide range of thermoplastic and graphic arts sheet materials on our product pages, including key features and specifications. The different sectors that we cater for can be found on our markets pages and include the thermoforming, fabrication, medical, packaging, educational, POS/POP and digital print markets.

    Amongst the new features, the site contains integrated social media buttons for Facebook, Twitter

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