CNC Machined Plastic

Parts in days anywhere in the USA.

Prototek provides quality machined plastic. Our custom machining services are tailored to meet individual customer requirements. Prototek’s state-of-the-art facilities and skilled technicians ensure the products are reliable and durable. With a commitment to quality control, all products undergo rigorous testing and inspection throughout the production process to ensure the highest possible quality. Prototek offers exceptional quality machined plastics and unparalleled customer service and support.

Machined Nylon

Choosing the right machined plastic for your project.

When selecting the correct type of machined plastic for your project, there are a few key factors to remember. Firstly, it is crucial to consider the material itself. Some of the most commonly used machinable plastics include nylon, acetal, polycarbonate, and polyethylene, each with unique properties that lend themselves to different applications.

Beyond the material, however, it’s essential to consider the specific properties required for your project. For example, if your application involves exposure to high temperatures, choosing a material with the necessary heat resistance will be essential. Or, if your project requires the plastic to withstand exposure to harsh chemicals or corrosive substances, you’ll need to ensure that the plastic you select has suitable chemical resistance properties. Other vital factors to consider when choosing a machined plastic include impact strength, abrasion resistance, and overall durability. By taking the time to carefully assess your project requirements and select the suitable machined plastic accordingly, you can ensure optimal performance and long-lasting results.

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ABS
$$
Automotive interior and exterior components, kitchen appliances, toys...
Acrylic
$$
Signage, displays, medical equipment, lighting fixtures, lenses...
Acetal
$$$
Gears, bearings, bushings, rollers, valve components, conveyor systems...
HDPE
$
Water pipes, fuel tanks, chemical containers, detergent containers, motor housings...
Nylon
$$$
Bushings, bearings, seals, gears, rollers, electrical insulators, valve seats...
PEEK
$$$$
Pistons, valves, pumps, connectors, surgical implants, gears, bearings...
Polycarbonate
$$
Light covers, lenses, machine guards, medical device housings, headlights...
Polypropylene
$
Plumbing pipes and fittings, water treatment systems, storage containers...
Radel
$$$$
Medical devices, surgical instruments, implantable devices, luggage, sporting ...
Ultem
$$$$
Automotive components, medical devices, electronic enclosures, insulators...

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