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Call Reading Plastic For CNC Plastic Cutting Service

With decades of experience as a leading CNC plastic cutting service, Reading Plastic has the tools and knowledge necessary to create the high quality plastic parts you need. We excel at machining parts that hold tight tolerances of +/- .001, and can cut even the most advanced specialty plastics. Whether your job is a small […]

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Why Make Us Your Plastic Medical Device Manufacturer

Plastics have been revolutionizing the medical device industry because they can be machined into complex designs, offer lightweight yet high strength alternatives to metal, and can withstand rigorous and repeated sanitizing. As a plastic medical device manufacturer, Reading Plastic knows that precision and speed are crucial to the medical industry. That is why we pride […]

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How Plastics Have Transformed Aerospace CNC Machining

The development of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining helped to revolutionize aerospace design and engineering. The increased accuracy of CNC machining meant parts could be reliably produced to meet tight tolerances, allowing for more intricate designs and improving overall safety. Parts could also be produced faster and in larger quantities, lowering costs and increasing demand. […]

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Meet the Newest Workhorse of our CNC Router Services! EXXACT Plus 116 TC2

At Reading Plastic, we take in pride in our outstanding track record for exceptional CNC router services. We combine the latest tools and technologies with over three decades of plastic manufacturing experience to provide our customers with precise plastic parts that can hold tight tolerances and meet all design specs and requirements. We’re pleased to […]

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Medical Machining: Why Choose Reading Plastic

The incredible advances we’ve seen in medical devices and equipment over the last few decades are due in large part to specialty plastics and the development of medical machining. Precise CNC machining allows for a high degree of accuracy and repeatability, and can produce parts with extremely tight tolerances. Medical machining can also accommodate specialty […]

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Why Choose Us For Machining Torlon

Torlon® is a high-performance, non-crystalline engineering thermoplastic that provides reliable strength and performance at high temperatures. Its unique combination of properties makes it ideal for the most extreme and punishing environments, such as racecar engines and NASA’s space shuttles. At Reading Plastic, we have an excellent track record of producing precision parts that hold tight […]

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Exciting Applications of ESd Conductive Plastics

Conductive materials are able to move energy quickly and easily, which makes them a common choice for grounding materials. But ESd conductive plastics can be used in a wide range of applications that require dissipation of static charges or protection from electrostatic discharge (ESd). The Many Uses of ESd Conductive Plastics Increased safety in explosive […]

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What Are Static-Dissipative Materials?

Electrostatic discharge (ESd) materials are plastics that reduce static electricity in order to protect electrostatic-sensitive devices or to contain flammable liquids or gases. These materials are divided into three categories: anti-static, conductive, and static-dissipative materials. ESd materials are classified by how quickly electricity moves through the material, with that speed referred to as the “resistance” […]

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How Carbon Enhances Your ESD Material List

A comprehensive ESD material list includes materials from all four categories: insulative, anti-static, dissipative, and conductive. Conductive materials have a low electrical resistance, allowing electrons to flow easily across the surface of or through these materials, providing a path for charge to bleed off. The charges go to ground or to another conductive object that […]

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Postprocessing Machining for Additive Manufacturing

Those unfamiliar with the term additive manufacturing may know it by the more popular phrase, 3D printing. Additive manufacturing encompasses all technologies that build 3D objects by adding material layer upon layer. These technologies include 3D printing, direct digital manufacturing, layered manufacturing, additive fabrication, and rapid prototyping. Additive manufacturing, when used as a compliment to […]

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The Advanced Properties of PPS Materials

PPS (polyphenylene sulfide) is a semicrystalline material that is often used for applications that involve exposure to corrosive chemicals at elevated temperatures. That is because PPS material offers the broadest resistance to chemicals of any advanced engineering plastic, with no known solvents below 392°F (200°C). Combined with outstanding mechanical properties and excellent resistance to hot […]

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The Plastic Components of Nuclear Power Plants

Nuclear energy is responsible for 11% of the world’s electricity, and is the second-largest source of low-carbon energy worldwide. The efficiency, operation and safety of these plants is dependent upon the quality of the components they are comprised of, and often it is the smallest components of nuclear power plants that get overlooked. During the […]

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Call Reading Plastic For CNC Plastic Cutting Service

With decades of experience as a leading CNC plastic cutting service, Reading Plastic has the tools and knowledge necessary to create the high quality plastic parts you need. We excel at machining parts that hold tight tolerances of +/- .001, and can cut even the most advanced specialty plastics. Whether your job is a small […]

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