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Correct Plastic Part Defects from Injection Molding, 3D Printing

Certain industries require tight tolerance machining. In the fields of aerospace, medical equipment, military, oil & gas and more, plastic parts often must hold tolerances of +/- .001” or better to meet standards and perform well in their critical applications. Precision machining is the best way to achieve these tight tolerances, but if the part […]

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The Cost of Downtime is Steep. The Right Telecom Parts Supplier Can Help Keep Your Network Up and Running.

For telecom companies, downtime is disaster. The network going down means customers lose their voice and data communications until further notice. Productivity ceases, since transactions can’t be processed. Critical applications go dark. Security becomes a concern as threat surveillance collapses. It’s a nightmare that can have a lasting impact; just consider the havoc that ensued […]

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Acetal Machining: Acetal Homopolymer vs. Acetal Copolymer

  Acetal machining is useful for transforming this strong, stiff plastic into precise parts for industrial applications. One of the strongest thermoplastics, acetal is available in numerous forms, the most popular including Delrin® and Tecaform®. We’re experienced in machining custom parts from each. In this blog, learn more about acetal plastic machining, the properties of […]

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CNC Services with Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication

The most advanced plastics available today. The closest tolerances in the industry. Decades of experience in CNC service. Companies, organizations and the military rely on Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication for all of this and more. With the equipment and know-how to produce the most precise, dependable plastic parts, we can meet your CNC machining […]

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Reading Plastic Can Meet Your Solenoid Valve Part Demands

Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication has decades of experience machining precision plastic and metal parts. Our wealth of expertise distinguishes us a superior parts supplier for solenoid valve manufacturers. Our advanced capabilities allow us to machine parts for a full solenoid valve portfolio, whether valves are intended for medical, aerospace, pneumatic, hydraulic or instrumentation applications. […]

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From Problem to Prototype to Product: The Tire Buddy

If you’re a surf fisherman, you know the problem all too well: You’re driving your car to the water when suddenly you’re stuck, tires spinning in the sand. The harder you push the gas, the more deeply ensnared you become. It’s a problem that arises especially when it hasn’t rained in a while, making the […]

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With CNC Machining, Aerospace Parts are More Advanced and Precise than Ever

Computer Numerical Control machining, or CNC machining, is a computer-controlled machining process used for manufacturing plastic parts. Its high degree of precision allows the production of complex three-dimensional shapes for use in many different industries. Among the many advanced parts and products manufactured with CNC machining, aerospace parts are in increasing demand. The use of […]

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Tight Tolerance Machining With Reading Plastic

When You Need to Hold Tight Tolerances, Turn To Reading Plastic We’ll start by saying that super close tolerances aren’t necessary for every part. In fact, some companies spend far more than they need to holding close tolerances, even though a lesser degree of precision would sufficed. In these cases, we do our best to […]

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How Machining Speeds FDA-Compliant Plastic Part Design

Often, FDA compliance is a major consideration in plastic part design. Product developers must ensure every aspect of the design meets the FDA’s strict standards, a process that can take years if things go wrong. When designing plastic parts for FDA compliance, CNC machining offers numerous advantages. Here’s how machining can make the FDA-compliant design […]

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Rapid Plastic Prototyping: Benefits of Machining Your Prototypes

The company you choose for your rapid plastic prototyping is important. After all, your prototype could be used to secure a fleeting sales opportunity, ensure your design is ready to enter a costly production process, or satisfy the strict requirements of the FDA or other standards boards. A lot is leaning on the success of […]

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Why Choose a Local Plastic Company for Your Precise Parts

Do you need precise parts fast? We’re the local plastic company that delivers. Located in Reading, PA, Reading Plastic has been machining plastic parts to close tolerances for decades. Our clientele spans all sectors—and the globe—and has included major metro transit systems, can’t-fail telecom operators and the military. What’s more, we’re within a day’s drive […]

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Superior Custom Plastic Fabrication with Reading Plastic

From prototype to production, count on Reading Plastic for custom plastic fabrication. We’ve staked our reputation on being the one company that can solve the toughest problems, manufacturing plastic components to your exact specifications the first time, every time. Why choose a plastic fabrication shop for your precise parts? While many metal shops can technically […]

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5 Ways Our Plastic Fabrication Services Go Above and Beyond

When it comes to quality plastic fabrication, Chicago turns to Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication. For over 30 years, we’ve been delivering high-quality parts and outstanding customer service to our clients. We enjoy a loyal customer base thanks to our commitment to providing services that go above and beyond. What Sets Reading Plastic Apart? Consistently […]

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