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Finding the Right Helicopter Parts Suppliers

Helicopter parts need to be machined with precision to ensure safety and integrity, so it is important to choose a helicopter parts supplier with a proven track record. At Reading Plastic, we have produced high-quality parts for clients in the aviation industry as well as every branch of the military. We are well versed in […]

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Reading Plastic: Expert Ultem Manufacturer

At Reading Plastic, we have decades of experience machining the most advanced and technical plastics, including Ultem®. One of the most dimensionally stable thermoplastics on the market, Ultem® has a unique balance of mechanical properties and processability which provides superior flexibility and design freedom. With many characteristics similar to PEEK (and a lower cost), Ultem® […]

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Benefits of Using PEEK Components

PEEK plastic has a unique chemical structure that makes it incredibly strong and dimensionally stable both under load and in the harshest environments. As a result, PEEK components can be found in nearly every industry, performing where other plastic polymers fall short. PEEK’s outstanding properties include: High temperature resistance High tensile and flexural strength Excellent […]

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Why Make Us Your Plastic Die Manufacturer

Accuracy and reliability are the two most important elements of die cutting, so it is important to choose a plastic die manufacturer that can deliver precise, dependable parts. Die cutting is used to produce high-volume parts that require uniform shapes, complex design elements and precise dimensions. It is the go-to manufacturing method for gaskets, washers, […]

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Reading Plastic: Your Precise Plastic Parts Manufacturer

For over three decades, Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication has been a trusted source of high-quality, precisely machined plastic parts. A family-run business located in beautiful Eastern Pennsylvania, our high-end machine shop has served clients in every industry, from aerospace and the military to telecom and medical. As a plastic parts manufacturer our wheelhouse is […]

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Need High-Quality Plastic Parts? Here’s Our Process

When it comes to getting high-quality plastic parts made, you want to choose a manufacturer with a proven track record of precision and reliability. For decades, companies, organizations and the military have been relying on Reading Plastic for high-quality plastic parts. We are well-known for producing parts with the closest tolerances in the industry from […]

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Our Precise Plastic Die Cutting Services

Precision die cutting and stamping can be a cost-effective alternative to machining, especially if a part calls for high production volumes or thin-gauge materials. Plastic die cutting can increase production rates, significantly reduce material cost and waste, and improve dimensional consistency. At Reading Plastic, our CNC machines allow us to produce custom dies with incredible […]

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Waiting on OEM parts? We’ll Replicate Plastic Parts You Need

No matter the industry, businesses agree on one thing: downtime is costly. When equipment breaks, being able to repair it quickly can mean the difference between a minor inconvenience and catastrophic losses. Why wait for OEM parts when precision replicate plastic parts get your business back up and running fast? OEM vs. Replicate Plastic Parts […]

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Top-Flight CNC Plastic Routing Services

At Reading Plastic, we are proud to be a leading provider of CNC plastic routing services to clients in every industry. Our highly trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment allow us to deliver high-quality, precision plastic parts that meet strict standards and can handle the toughest environments. You can rely on Reading Plastic for fast cycle […]

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How to Get Plastic Parts Made

The process of how to get plastic parts made involves four basic steps: come up with a design, decide on a manufacturing process, build a prototype, and then produce the design. Choosing an experienced plastic parts manufacturer who can provide support and feedback through every step of the process increases your chance of success. At […]

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Our High-Precision Plastic Machining Capabilities

While not all plastic parts require tight tolerances, there are times when a high degree of precision is absolutely necessary. At Reading Plastic, high-precision plastic machining is our wheelhouse. Much of our clientele are members of the military and aerospace industries, which demand highly precise machined parts. When you need parts that will hold tight […]

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Cost Estimation for Plastic Parts: Why Are Molds So Expensive?

If you have ever worked out a cost estimation for plastic parts, you were likely surprised at the high cost of injection molds. When molding plastic parts, the injection mold is the most expensive part of the project and can dramatically increase costs for small part runs. So why are these molds so expensive? Why […]

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Finding the Right Helicopter Parts Suppliers

Helicopter parts need to be machined with precision to ensure safety and integrity, so it is important to choose a helicopter parts supplier with a proven track record. At Reading Plastic, we have produced high-quality parts for clients in the aviation industry as well as every branch of the military. We are well versed in […]

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