Applications that require tight tolerances and resistance to mechanical stress call for creep-resistant plastics that maintain their shape and integrity under load for long periods of time. As experts in tight tolerances, Reading Plastic is well acquainted with creep-resistant plastics and can machine parts that will hold up under stress.
Creep is the tendency of a solid material to deform permanently under the influence of constant stress, even if the stress is below the yield strength of the material. It can occur as a result of long-term exposure to mechanical stress – including tensile, compressive, shear, or flexural loading – and is more severe in materials that are subjected to heat for long periods. Permanent deformation is known as creep rupture: the failure of a material due to continuous stress.
For parts that will hold tight tolerances for long periods of time, call the experts at Reading Plastic: 610-926-3245. Our knowledge of creep-resistant plastics and state-of-the-art machinery help us to produce the high-quality, dependable parts our clients need.
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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 […]Read More »