Tips for Using Plastic Bakeware

Plastic bakeware has long helped many bakeries increase the productivity of their services. A plastic tray is much more efficient than trays of other materials, thanks to the numerous beneficial properties of plastic including better insulation, non-stick properties, and ease of cleaning.


Plastic bakeware can bring many benefits to bakeries of different operational scales, especially if you learn how to care for your equipment and tools carefully. Good maintenance of your plastic bakeware will help you ensure the longevity of your equipment and the continued growth of your productivity and quality.


In today’s blog, we will go over a few tips on how to properly care for your equipment, including your plastic tray and racks.


1. Do not cut in the tray.

You may be tempted to cut into your products that are placed in your plastic tray out of convenience. However, plastic is much more malleable and can be vulnerable to slicing or piercing. Damaging the structural integrity of your tray may result in the tray losing some of its beneficial properties such as its even insulation.


2. Be careful with cleaning.

Be very gentle when cleaning your trays – avoid using pads or cleaning materials with surfaces that are too rough and that can damage your tray. Opt for products with softer touches so that you can preserve the smoothness of your tray’s surface.


3. Avoid excessive contact with direct heat.

This is a mistake that can happen often in a busy or messy kitchen: leaving your plastic equipment directly on top of hot surfaces that product direct heat such as burners. This direct contact can result in damage to the plastic material. D & V Plastics’ trays are heat resistant, which means they can bake goods inside ovens – but this does not mean that they should be exposed to direct heat over a long period of time.


With these tips, we hope that you will have a smooth experience in your kitchen. Check out our website for more tips and tricks for using plastic bakeware!