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How much does acrylic sheet weigh?
Date: 12/10/2010
Summary: Average weight of acrylic sheet per square foot.
1813 users found this useful.
What's the difference between NPT and NPS thread?
Date: 03/13/2015
Summary: A comparison of NPT (National Pipe Thread) and NPS (National Pipe Straight).
1182 users found this useful.
What's the difference between LDPE, LLDPE, MDPE, HDPE, XLPE and UHMW sheeting?
Date: 08/13/2008
Summary: Brief description of each type of polyethylene.
750 users found this useful.
What is a Spigot (SPIG), and how does it differ from Socket and Hub?
Date: 05/30/2008
Summary: What the difference is between spigot and socket or hub.
640 users found this useful.
What is the difference between standard PVC pipe and furniture-grade PVC pipe?
Date: 08/17/2007
Summary: The differences between furniture-grade and standard PVC pipe and fittings
631 users found this useful.
What's the difference between tubing and hose and which do I need?
Date: 10/04/2013
Summary: An overview on choosing the right tubing or hose for the job.
625 users found this useful.
Tips for Storing and Shipping in Plastic Drums & Barrels
Date: 11/27/2019
Summary: Things to consider when shipping and storing materials in drums.
593 users found this useful.
What is the difference between Schedule 40 PVC and Drain and Sewer PVC pipe?
Date: 08/06/2008
Summary: Dimensions of the SCH 40 PVC pipe and the Drain and Sewer PVC pipe.
566 users found this useful.
What is Santopreneā„¢?
Date: 03/12/2015
Summary: Santopreneā„¢ Thermoplastic Vulcanizate
477 users found this useful.
How to measure and calculate cap & neck sizes
Date: 07/21/2003
Summary: A brief explanation on understanding the cap & neck finish on bottles.
405 users found this useful.