Household appliances are a major application area of […]
Household appliances are a major application area of injection molded products. Almost all household appliances use plastics, but different types of plastics are used in different appliances.
Plastics for household appliances and TV housings have undergone the development process from ABS to HIPS and modified PP. At present, large-scale TV housings use ABS, small TV housings use modified PP, and medium-sized TV housings use modified PP. Three materials of modified PP, HIPS and ABS are all selected.
Plastic parts for washing machines include inner tube, spray pipe, inner cover, base, drain pipe, gear, impeller, etc. The main plastics involved are PP, modified PP, ABS, LDPE, POM and GFPA.
The plastic parts used in refrigerators include liner, door lining, door sash, top frame, sealing strip, handle and heat insulation strip, etc. The amount used has accounted for 40-45% of the weight of the refrigerator. The main plastics involved are ABS, HIPS , PP, PE, PVC and PU etc.
Except for power components, outdoor cabinets and fixed plates, air conditioners are almost all made of plastic. The use of plastics accounts for 20-30%. The main varieties involved are PS, PP, AS, and ABS.
Plastic parts for electric fans include fan blades, fan shells, buttons and knobs, and the main types involved are ABS, HIPS, modified PP, etc. The shell of the water dispenser is made of ABS, HIPS, modified PP, and the water bucket is made of PC.
The plastic used in the furniture in the bedroom is mainly PVC and PP.
The shell of the vacuum cleaner is made of ABS, HIPS, modified PP, and the handle and hose are made of soft PVC. ABS and HIPS are used for the handles and buttons of the electric iron, and the plastics used for other parts are PC, PA, PBT, PPO, modified PP, etc.
Computers commonly used in modern offices and homes and their accessories use enough plastics. The commonly used plastics for its keyboards are ABS, HIPS, and PBT; the cables and connectors use PVC as insulating materials; displays use ABS, HIPS, modified PP, PVC/ABS alloy; PC/ABS alloy is used for the shell of the laptop computer. The printer is the main output device of the computer. Among its main components, the shell is made of ABS, HIPS, PC/HIPS alloy, modified PP, the print head is reinforced with 30% GF and PA66, and the ribbon cartridge is made of ABS.