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With a glass-like heavy feel, you would use Strahl glasses without knowing they were made from polycarbonate.

 


Safe to wash in any part of any type of industrial or domestic dishwasher.

Utopia Quality Polycarbonate

Classic lead-crystal styled stemware, highballs and tumblers, or contemporary stemware that wouldn't look out-of-place in a high-end restaurant.  With the look and feel of glassware, these plastic glasses are made with tough polycarbonate, so they can look delicate but can withstand heavy treatment without breaking.

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Safe to wash in any type of industrial or domestic dishwasher up to 140°F/60°F.

Thunder Polycarbonate

With a wide range of styles, the Thunder range has everything you need to set up a professional and stylish bar with high quality polycarbonate plastic glasses.  

Tumblers  |  Highballs  |  Stemware |  Cocktails  |  Beer Glasses  |  Shots  |  Pitchers  |  Carafes  |  Ice Buckets

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Safe to wash in any type of industrial or domestic dishwasher up to 140°F/60°F.

Many local authorities are now insisting on the use of plastic glasses on a full or part-time basis for many bars and nightclubs.  A parliamentary bill was raised in September of this year to increase the powers of local authorities.  It has a second reading in February, which could mean that all late-night venues, or certainly many more, will need to use plastic glasses.

There is a stigma attached to plastic glasses – whether that be that the venue is expecting trouble or that the drinking experience is ruined by having to use a plastic glasses.

For the licensee, this is likely to be a mixed blessing.  Given the durability of plastic over glass glassware, the initial outlay is soon recouped.  Our customers find that the annual expenditure on plastic glassware is less than half of that on glassware.

 

When deciding which glasses are right for your venue, consider the following:

1. Will your competitors have better or worse plastic glasses than you?  There is a significant advantage to be had in using the best quality plastic glasses that will look and feel like the glasses your customers are used to using.  You will swallow up customers from venues taking the cheapest option.

2. Given that high quality plastic glasses will last longer than cheaper ones. is it worth the extra initial spend in the long run?  A cheap glass might have a life of year, and expensive one over 3.

3. If you are trying to create a quality ambiance with quality staff and products, should you lose your edge because your final delivery is made in a scratched and lightweight glass?

 

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We deliver absolutely FREE to all mainland UK postcodes.

European Deliveries

Carriage on European orders is fixed at £15.00 inc. per order

Non EU Destinations

Carriage for Channel Islands, Isle of Man, and other non-EU countries is £35.00 inc. per order

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Dishwasher Safe Plastic Glassware

Plastic glasses are made from a variety of different plastics.  The cost of item is based on the quantity of plastic used, the quality of the plastic and the length of the annealing process used to set the plastic rigid.

A glass may have the heavy feel of a normal high quality glass but, if it's made from acrylic or low grade polycarbonate, then any exposure to heat could fracture or cloud your plastic glasses.  Dishwashers, microwaves, exposure to direct sunlight and even washing-up water could ruin a glass that looks and feels great in the shop.

At Posh Plastics we only sell plastic glasses made from high quality polycarbonate.  All of our products are safe to use in the dishwasher* and to expose to heat.  Even our lighter weight products have been tested through 2000 dishwasher cycles.

The Thunder plastic glasses are designed to be made with more plastic, to give extra weight and a more realistic feel to those drinking from them.  Many people will drink from a Thunder glass and have no idea that the glass they have just used is made from plastic.

The annealing, or baking process, that the glasses go through, bakes the plastic to increase the durability.  As this represents the highest cost to the production process, many manufacturers shorten this stage.  Thunder glasses are considered the clearest, most durable plastic glasses available because of the length of this baking process and are therefore slightly more expensive.

Given that all polycarbonate glassware will last quite a long time, the cost difference over time makes Thunder a better value product than cheaper plastic glasses.

*All of our polycarbonate products are safe wash in industrial and domestic dishwashers, up to 140°F/60°C, in the top rack.  Products from RB Drinks are safe to wash on cycles with temperatures up to 265°F/130°C.  This would be safe to wash in top-end domestic dishwashers on higher-intensity cycles.  Check the temperature ranges of your cycles with the manufacturer to ensure that you cause no damage to your glassware.

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