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Why Trust Us For Your Precision Machined Components

Precision plastic components are in high demand these days as more and more industries design parts with advanced engineering plastics in mind. For almost four decades, Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication has been providing precision machined components for clients across every industry. We are a well-known industry leader for tight tolerance plastic parts, and our […]

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5 Precision Plastic Industries We Serve

Plastic machined parts are revolutionizing nearly every industry, thanks to their superior properties that offer benefits in a diverse range of applications. Precision plastic industries are using specialty plastics to create better products, lower manufacturing costs, reduce weight, enhance strength, and other advancements. As a trusted plastic parts manufacturer for nearly four decades, Reading Plastic […]

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The Numerous Advantages of Plastic Materials

Engineering-grade plastic resins were first introduced in the early 1950s, and for nearly 70 years manufacturers have been enjoying the advantages of plastic materials. In the past, the most common application has been in converting metal parts to plastic, but with the rapid development of new advanced plastics that can outperform metal at lower cost, […]

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Our Precise CNC Milling Process

The CNC milling process uses computer-controlled machine tools to produce highly complex shapes and parts that can hold close tolerances. Perfect for rigid materials – including the most advanced engineering plastics – CNC milling machines are versatile enough to produce a wide variety of parts, including ball joints, brackets, spindles, prototypes, and much more. What […]

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Why Choose Us For Custom Plastic Tank Fabrication

When you need custom plastic tank fabrication, call the experts at Reading Plastic. As an industry leader in specialty plastic CNC machining and fabrication for over thirty years, Reading Plastic can produce the custom plastic tanks you need with speed and precision. Whether your application demands tight tolerances or advanced plastics, we deliver high-quality parts […]

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The Incredible Chemical Resistance of Plastics

The chemical resistance of plastics is determined by a particular plastic’s chemical formula. Some plastics can withstand strong acids with negligible effects on their mechanical properties, while others will decompose or dissolve in a short period of time. In this blog we will look at 7 plastics that have excellent chemical resistance. Reviewing the Superior […]

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How Part Design Affects Close Tolerance Machining

As experts in close tolerance machining, we are frequently asked what tolerances we can hold. The tolerance a part can hold is dependent on several factors, including part configuration, material choice, and the type of machining operation and technique. Part design can have the biggest impact on tolerances, and improvements during the design phase can […]

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How Our FDA Food-Grade Plastic Parts Speed Compliance

The Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS) of the FDA are the benchmark used by each state for food and beverage manufacturers. Last updated in 2016, these increasingly strict regulations are meant to reduce foodborne illness hazards, which afflict roughly 48 million Americans each year. In order to remain in compliance with FDA standards, food […]

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What is Vespel®? Learn About This Super Plastic

What is Vespel®? When it comes to advanced industrial plastics, Vespel® runs at the head of the pack. From bearings to critical aircraft parts, this highly durable polyimide can withstand the harshest operating conditions on the planet, thanks to its advanced properties. If you need a plastic that provides excellent, reliable performance in extreme applications, […]

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What is PEEK Plastic? An Introductory Guide

When it comes to applications that require high-performance plastic, PEEK is often a top recommendation. You may be wondering, what is PEEK plastic and why is it so popular? We often refer to PEEK as the “powerhouse polymer” because of its unique combination of outstanding properties that make it suitable for a wide array of […]

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Custom CNC Routing with Reading Plastic

Custom CNC routing is an excellent way to produce high volumes of precise, identical plastic parts quickly. At Reading Plastic, we have been proud to offer expert custom CNC routing services for over three decades. With our state-of-the-art equipment and highly trained staff, we can quickly produce the precise, accurate parts you need, whether you […]

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Why Are Injection Molds So Expensive?

If you have ever looked into injection molding for your plastic parts, your first question was likely why are injection molds so expensive? An injection mold is easily the most expensive part of the project, and can dramatically increase costs for small part runs. The main factors that influence the cost of an injection mold […]

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Why Trust Us For Your Precision Machined Components

Precision plastic components are in high demand these days as more and more industries design parts with advanced engineering plastics in mind. For almost four decades, Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication has been providing precision machined components for clients across every industry. We are a well-known industry leader for tight tolerance plastic parts, and our […]

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