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Automated Sheet Press

5 minute read

Automated Sheet Press by sheep-on-wheels | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Here we describe some of the adaptations we made to the sheetpress...

Bend plastic sheets

2 minute read

Bend plastic sheets by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Bending plastic is a useful technique that allows turning a flat su...

Bend with the Sheetpress

1 minute read

Bend with the Sheetpress by fiction-factory | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We have used the sheetpress as a tool for bending plastic sheet...

Bicycle Shredder V2

4 minute read

Bicycle Shredder V2 by kunststoffschmiede | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this how-to we’re giving you an overview about the constructio...

Build a bicycle powered shredder!

1 minute read

Build a bicycle powered shredder! by jamil | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to, you will learn how we constructed our bicycle po...

Build a ‘Flipflopi’ boat

6 minute read

Build a 'Flipflopi' boat by the-flipflopi | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The Flipflopi is a sailing boat made from 100% recycled plastic a...

Build a geodesic dome

4 minute read

Build a geodesic dome by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The Geodesic Dome is a lightweight structure using a minimum of m...

Build brick structures

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Build brick structures by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Recycled bricks are a great way of recycling large amounts of pl...

CNC plastic sheets into products

1 minute read

CNC plastic sheets into products by gus-merckel | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this how to, I will show you our process to cut HDPE She...

Coin for Mould Design

less than 1 minute read

Coin for Mould Design by johannplasto | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Advantages:Implement the Precious Plastic plastic type coin directly ...

Compression machine 2.1

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Compression machine 2.1 by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform This upgrade will make your compression machine way more effici...

Continuously Produce Sheets

8 minute read

Continuously Produce Sheets by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform How to continuously produce sheets in a full “work day" or ...

Create a bowl using a laser cut mould

less than 1 minute read

Create a bowl using a laser cut mould by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Mathijs will show you how to create an iconic rec...

Create a profile

2 minute read

Create a profile by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform This is how you create a profile on this platform. It's pretty straigh...

Create an extruded lamp

3 minute read

Create an extruded lamp by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We'll show you how to make a lamp using the extrusion machine a...

Create bottle top earrings

3 minute read

Create bottle top earrings by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform An easy technique to transform bottle tops into cool colourf...

Create marble from plastic bags

less than 1 minute read

Create marble from plastic bags by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Sonja will show you a simple technique to make blocks t...

Cut plastic: Jigsaw

3 minute read

Cut plastic: Jigsaw by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The jigsaw is one of the most accessible professional tools to cut....

Cut plastic with the table saw

3 minute read

Cut plastic with the table saw by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The table saw is the best way to achieve straight cuts t...

Design an injection mould

6 minute read

Design an injection mould by el-tornillo-taller | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform An experience review designing a broom hanger mold: These a...

Design moulds for sunglasses

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Design moulds for sunglasses by esfrica | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform At Esfèrica we’ve been working to understand how to uphold the valu...

Drill and screw through plastic

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Drill and screw through plastic by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform When screwing through plastic, several factors have to ...

Dry materials for higher quality products

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Dry materials for higher quality products by qitech-industries | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform When you want to make products using more ad...

Extrude a Bird Feeder

less than 1 minute read

Extrude a Bird Feeder by menor-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Bird feeder made with recycled plastic and Precious Plastic extruder...

Extrude different textures

4 minute read

Extrude different textures by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We used the extruder to make a bench, shelving unit and beam...

Extrude into a closed mould

4 minute read

Extrude into a closed mould by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The extrusion machine provides continuous flow which means ...

Get a business collecting

4 minute read

Get a business collecting by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform This is an example of how you can reach out to businesses and...

Glue HDPE & PP with 2-component adhesives

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Glue HDPE & PP with 2-component adhesives by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform 2-component adhesives can offer a strong ...

Glue with a heat gun (HDPE & PP)

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Glue with a heat gun (HDPE & PP) by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Hot melt adhesives don’t offer the same performanc...

Hands-Free Door Opener

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Hands-Free Door Opener by alumoulds | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform With this How-to you can make your mould to inject a "hands free" door ...

HDPE Dowel Nuts for Break Down Furniture

3 minute read

HDPE Dowel Nuts for Break Down Furniture by wafflebeaver | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform I use an induction stovetop to heat up a steel pip...

How to build mini press

less than 1 minute read

How to build mini press by plastmakers | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Tutorial how to build mini press for compression moulding.For making...

Human powered shredder

4 minute read

Human powered shredder by javier-singular-mars-ltd | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The Precious Plastic machines are open source, which mea...

Inject a plate

7 minute read

Inject a plate by plaatjesmakers | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this awsome "How To" you will make an aluminium mould for injecting a p...

Injection Faceshield

2 minute read

Injection Faceshield by plasticpreneur | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform With the current, global situation of COVID-19 we face many challeng...

Injection wall mount

1 minute read

Injection wall mount by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The version 2 of our injection machines comes with a basic frame t...

Insulate the Injection/Extrusion barrel

1 minute read

Insulate the Injection/Extrusion barrel by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Insulation makes the machines more efficient an...

Laser cut electronic box

1 minute read

Laser cut electronic box by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The original machines have a metal box where all the electroni...

Laser cut stainless steel hopper

2 minute read

Laser cut stainless steel hopper by martin-lathuille | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform This how-to explains how to easily create a hopper for...

Layout your plastic

3 minute read

Layout your plastic by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Most of the people don’t even realize how much plastic waste they c...

Log splitter injector upgrade

1 minute read

Log splitter injector upgrade by infoplasticorgau | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Need a little more power, or just feeling lazy? We've upg...

Make a 3D-printed injection mould

3 minute read

Make a 3D-printed injection mould by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform 3D-printed molds are a great way to test highly detai...

Make a bench with beams

5 minute read

Make a bench with beams by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The technique of extruding angled beams provides many applicati...

Make a bent laser cut mould with inserts

4 minute read

Make a bent laser cut mould with inserts by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Here you'll learn how to make a more complex l...

Make a broom hanger

4 minute read

Make a broom hanger by el-tornillo-taller | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform A clamp to hang brooms and mops in the wall. Here are the steps t...

Make a carabiner (CNC vs. lasercut)

4 minute read

Make a carabiner (CNC vs. lasercut) by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform A carabiner is a useful token that can be given awa...

Make a chair with bent sheets

11 minute read

Make a chair with bent sheets by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The technique of bending plastic sheets offers great appl...

Make a durable tote bag from plastic bags

less than 1 minute read

Make a durable tote bag from plastic bags by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Bjorn will show you a very simple technique t...

Make a Face Shield with a PET bottle

1 minute read

Make a Face Shield with a PET bottle by qi-tech | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform There is a global shortage of protective equipment, not eve...

Make a face shield (without mould)

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Make a face shield (without mould) by menor-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We use the extruder to make the structure of a protecti...

Make a handplane (simple mould)

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Make a handplane (simple mould) by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform How to make a simple mold for injection molding out of ...

Make a Jointed Tray

1 minute read

Make a Jointed Tray by leoroth | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Working with sheets to make valuable objects with wood joint techniques. — A...

Make a lamp with beams

7 minute read

Make a lamp with beams by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Ambient light made with the technique of extruded beam. Embracin...

Make a lightswitch and socket

2 minute read

Make a lightswitch and socket by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Making decorative objects and handcrafts is one thing, bu...

Make a mould to bend sheets

5 minute read

Make a mould to bend sheets by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Bending plastic sheets is a relatively easy technique, at l...

Make a mould to extrude beams

4 minute read

Make a mould to extrude beams by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Beams make great use of the extrusion machine as they can...

Make a No Touch Tool with 3D printed mould

3 minute read

Make a No Touch Tool with 3D printed mould by martin-ppl-uk | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Create a tool for interacting with high contact...

Make a raincoat with plastic bags

6 minute read

Make a raincoat with plastic bags by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform From plastic foils to a rain jacket. In this tutorial...

Make a ruler mould with Inkscape

6 minute read

Make a ruler mould with Inkscape by darigov-research | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Educational resources are not equally distributed acro...

Make a shelf with sheets & beams

2 minute read

Make a shelf with sheets & beams by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Contrary to popular belief, plastic is durable and...

Make a Silicone Mould for Soft Plastics

4 minute read

Make a Silicone Mould for Soft Plastics by chrystal | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform This tutorial will show you how to cast an object in si...

Make a simple stamp from copper wire

2 minute read

Make a simple stamp from copper wire by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform It is very important to mark your products with th...

Make a Squat Stool

less than 1 minute read

Make a Squat Stool by basicshit | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform I am a flat pack design utility add on to existing toilets using english WC...

Make a stool with woodworking techniques

6 minute read

Make a stool with woodworking techniques by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Learn how to make a stool only using woodworki...

Make a T-shape beam

3 minute read

Make a T-shape beam by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Showcasing the process of creating custom shaped moulds for the ext...

Make a Wall Peg

3 minute read

Make a Wall Peg by el-tornillo-taller | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Here you will find the 3D model and blueprints to create the wall peg...

Make A4 size clipboard

1 minute read

Make A4 size clipboard by plastmakers | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Make original clipboard from recycled plastic material. Board size is...

Make aluminum casted moulds

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Make aluminum casted moulds by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Johe will show you the aluminum casting techniques to make ...

Make an adaptable sorting system

1 minute read

Make an adaptable sorting system by guas | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Make a sorting system that can adapt! if you have more plastic fro...

Make an HDPE Knife

6 minute read

Make an HDPE Knife by brothers-make | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We show you how to make this 'reverse knife' (metal scales and plastic ...

Make an interlocking brick

2 minute read

Make an interlocking brick by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Here we'll show you how to make a brick using the injection ...

Make an under glass coaster

1 minute read

Make an under glass coaster by plasticfactorybe | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform This How-to explains how to create a beautiful under glass ...

Make angled beams

3 minute read

Make angled beams by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Beams make great use of the extrusion machine as they can be used for...

Make beam jewelry / key rings

1 minute read

Make beam jewelry / key rings by plasticfactorybe | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform This how to explain the simple process of polishing a pie...

Make Bike Pedals & Grips

4 minute read

Make Bike Pedals & Grips by adrienr | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-To I describe how I made the mold. Injecting the pedal ...

Make Blueprints in FreeCAD

5 minute read

Make Blueprints in FreeCAD by darigov-research | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Whether you're making moulds, building machines or other wor...

Make clock from recycled plastic

2 minute read

Make clock from recycled plastic by plastmakers | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Making clock is not difficult and you are able to recycle a...

Make extruded plastic bricks

6 minute read

Make extruded plastic bricks by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Recycled plastic has the potential to replace more convent...

Make glass-like beams

4 minute read

Make glass-like beams by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Creating with recycled plastic offers a big variety of colours an...

Make great beam patterns!

2 minute read

Make great beam patterns! by joop | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform People ask me occasionally how to get beautiful patterns in the beams and...

Make notepad covers & springs

less than 1 minute read

Make notepad covers & springs by estudio-618 | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform How to make small sheets and springs to assemble a notepad...

Make outdoor furniture with beams

1 minute read

Make outdoor furniture with beams by pacific-beauty | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We extrude the mix of all the different kinds of plasti...

Make plaster moulds for large products

4 minute read

Make plaster moulds for large products by michael_makes_ | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Here, we outline the process of making and using p...

Make PS glue yourself

2 minute read

Make PS glue yourself by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform PS dissolves in acetone creating a thick mixture that could be us...

Make your sheet shiny

2 minute read

Make your sheet shiny by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Getting the best look in your sheets is as important as the proce...

Make your shelf

less than 1 minute read

Make your shelf by menor-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Learn to build shelves or small furniture using the extruder and the injec...

Organise a Precious Plastic Meetup

7 minute read

Organise a Precious Plastic Meetup by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform A meetup is a great opportunity to get to know your ...

PET MINI - Recycled Electric Skate

2 minute read

PET MINI - Recycled Electric Skate by viva-lab- | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform PET MINI Skateboard is a Open Source, Recycled Electric Ska...

Plastic bookmark

less than 1 minute read

Plastic bookmark by alumoulds | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Make the mouldsPlastic bookmark will be injected, you need the mould and acce...

Rescue a single-use product

3 minute read

Rescue a single-use product by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Single-use products do still get used a lot. In this how-to...

Run a workshop on an event

5 minute read

Run a workshop on an event by kunststoffschmiede | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform A crucial part of working towards reducing plastic polluti...

Set up a Collection Point

11 minute read

Set up a Collection Point by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through all the steps...

Set up a Community Point

7 minute read

Set up a Community Point by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through the steps to b...

Set up a Machine Shop

9 minute read

Set up a Machine Shop by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through all the steps to ...

Set up a Mix Workspace

7 minute read

Set up a Mix Workspace by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through all the steps to...

Set up a Sheetpress Workspace

8 minute read

Set up a Sheetpress Workspace by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through all the s...

Set up a Shredder Workspace

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Set up a Shredder Workspace by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through all the ste...

Set up an Extrusion Workspace

8 minute read

Set up an Extrusion Workspace by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through all the s...

Set up an Injection Workspace

8 minute read

Set up an Injection Workspace by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this How-to we’re going to guide you through all the s...

Sheetpress v4 -Fiction Factory version

2 minute read

Sheetpress v4 -Fiction Factory version by fiction-factory | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We have build the sheetpress system with some upg...

Shredder 2.1

1 minute read

Shredder 2.1 by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We’ve gathered a lot of feedback on the shredder from our community and ma...

Solar Plastic Injection

2 minute read

Solar Plastic Injection by plastok | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Today volks.eco and PlastOK are proud to share with you a solution to in...

Stamp products fast. Without heating

1 minute read

Stamp products fast. Without heating by samsara_trc | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform We will show you how you can stamp the products you mad...

Storage of shredded plastic

2 minute read

Storage of shredded plastic by copypastestd | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform There are various options for how to store shredded plastic. If...

Sun Concentrator for Solar plastic melting

1 minute read

Sun Concentrator for Solar plastic melting by volkseco | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In order to provide you with energy independence, vo...

Tag the collection bags

2 minute read

Tag the collection bags by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform In this how-to, you will learn how to make tags for your collec...

Trouble shooting injection moulding

5 minute read

Trouble shooting injection moulding by easymoulds | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Here I try to to cover all issues that may appear while y...

Turn a pizza oven into a Sheet oven

1 minute read

Turn a pizza oven into a Sheet oven by gus-merckel | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform On this tutorial I will show you how we do plastic sheet...

Upgrade your Extrusion screw

1 minute read

Upgrade your Extrusion screw by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Switching to an industrial screw will open up many new exc...

Waist bag from Plastic Bags

5 minute read

Waist bag from Plastic Bags by precious-plastic-estonia | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Here you will find step by step overview of the pro...

Wash plastic: Pre-wash

5 minute read

Wash plastic: Pre-wash by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Plastic needs to be clean before shredding to make the maintenan...

Wash plastic: Sand filter

9 minute read

Wash plastic: Sand filter by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Washing plastics is a pretty dirty process. We’re dealing wit...

Wash Plastic: Washing Machine

4 minute read

Wash Plastic: Washing Machine by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform Different steps are necessary to make plastic clean. Firs...

Weld plastic: Heat gun

2 minute read

Weld plastic: Heat gun by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform With the heat gun you can weld two pieces of the same plastic ty...

Weld plastic parts together

1 minute read

Weld plastic parts together by johannplasto | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform If you want to join several plastic parts together, you can joi...

Work with the injection machine

6 minute read

Work with the injection machine by precious-plastic | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform The scope of this How-To is the set up and operate the ...

Zero Plastic Australia’s Sheet Machine

3 minute read

Zero Plastic Australia's Sheet Machine by zero-plastics-australia- | Source: Precious-Plastic-Community-Platform A Simple, Cheap and Easy way to make she...

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