How Do Factories Put Designs Onto Melamine Plates?

Answer Melamine is a type of hard plastic. It's used to make plates and other tableware. While it was in widespread general use during the 1950s and 1960s, melamine tableware fell out of favor. Melamine p... Read More »

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Are melamine plates toxic?

Melamine plates are not toxic. Since 2000, Chinese baby food and dog foods manufactured in China have been recalled due to the presence of melamine. However, in these cases, melamine was combined w... Read More »

How to Print on Melamine Plates?

You can print on melamine plates using a glass or enamel paint. Processes you can use include painting, stamping or stenciling. All ages can print or paint on melamine plates. The drying process is... Read More »

How to Decorate Melamine Plates?

Melamine plate decorating kits, found in hobby shops and toy stores, make interesting, personalized, functional art. Kits come with markers and paper (some, preprinted like a coloring book) to draw... Read More »

Can you microwave melamine plates?

No. Melamine plates and dishware are not microwave or dishwasher safe. Melamine is mixed with formaldehyde to create melamine resin, which is used to produce a number of products, including dishwar... Read More »