Agriculture

Specialty plastics for gears, wear pads, sheaves, pulleys, rollers and other agricultural components

Advanced plastics give you an edge in every stage of the agricultural cycle. From planting to harvest to processing, advanced plastics work hard and don’t quit.

Contact us for the strongest, most durable plastic parts for your agriculture operation.

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I just had a chance to look at all of the panels we received on Friday. They look terrific! We appreciate your extra effort to get them to us on time and to have them cleaned up as you did.

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Materials

Acetal

Acetal is an engineering thermoplastic for precision parts. It offers high stiffness, low friction and excellent dimensional stability.

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• Acetron MD
• DELRIN 511P (enhanced homopolymer)
• DELRIN AF 100
• DELRIN AF blend (Teflon® fiber filled)
• DELRIN® (acetal homopolymer)
• TECAFORM AD HPV13 (Teflon® powder filled)
• TECAFORM AH SD (static dissipative)
• TECAFORM® AH (acetal copolymer)
• ZL 900 AS (static dissipative acetal copolymer)
• ZL 900 C Black (acetal copolymer)
• ZL 900 C Blue (acetal copolymer)
• ZL 900 H Black (acetal homopolymer)
• ZL 900 H Natural (acetal homopolymer)
• ZL 900 U ELS (conductive acetal copolymer)
• ZL® 900 C Natural (acetal copolymer)

Acrylic/PC

Acrylic polymers provide transparency, durability and elasticity.

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• AC-300™ Acrylic (general purpose grade)
• AC-350™ Acrylic (bending grade)
• PC-300™ Polycarbonate (general purpose grade)
• PC-350™ Polycarbonate (bending grade)
• StatiCon Glazing AC-350™ Acrylic (bending grade)
• StatiCon Glazing PC-300™ Polycarbonate (general purpose grade)
• StatiCon Glazing PC-350™ Polycarbonate (bending grade)
• StatiCon® Glazing AC-300™ Acrylic (general purpose grade)

ESD

ESD plastics reduce static electricity. They are ideal for protecting electrostatic-sensitive devices or containing flammable liquids or gases.

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• AC-300™ Acrylic (general purpose grade)
• AC-350™ Acrylic (bending grade)
• Mar-Con® AS Acrylic (framing grade glazing)
• PC-300™ Polycarbonate (general purpose grade)
• PC-350™ Polycarbonate (bending grade)
• PVC-300™ (general purpose grade)
• PVC-350™ (bending grade)
• SciCron® AS Acrylic (framing grade glazing)
• StatiCon Glazing AC-350™ Acrylic (bending grade)
• StatiCon Glazing PC-300™ Polycarbonate (general purpose grade)
• StatiCon Glazing PC-350™ Polycarbonate (bending grade)
• StatiCon® Glazing AC-300™ Acrylic (general purpose grade)

HDPE

High-density polyethylene has a large strength-to-density ratio. It has greater tensile strength than LDPE. It also is harder and more opaque than LDPE, and can withstand higher temperatures.

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• Borotron® borated polyethylene (HDPE, extruded)
• Proteus® HDPE (natural polyethylene, extruded/compression molded)
• Sanalite® HDPE polyethylene (extruded/compression molded)

PA

Synthetic polyamides are available with a range of properties. Familiar materials include nylons and Kevlar™. They have high durability and strength, and are often used in textiles, automotive products, home goods and more.

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• ARMOR-X™ (modified, compression molded)
• Fluorosint MT-01
• Fluorosint® 135
• Nylatron 4.6 (heat resistant PA46, extruded)
• Nylatron 703XL (premium, solid lubricant filled PA6, cast)
• Nylatron GF 30 (30% glass filled PA66, extruded)
• Nylatron GSM (MoS2 filled PA6, cast)
• Nylatron GSM Blue (MoS2 and oil filled PA6, cast)
• Nylatron LIG/LFG (FDA compliant, oil filled PA6/LFG, cast)
• Nylatron MC 901 (blue, heat stabilized PA6, cast)
• Nylatron MC907 (FDA compliant, unfilled PA6, cast)
• Nylatron NSM (premium, solid lubricant filled PA6, cast)
• Nylatron® GS (MoS2 filled PA66, extruded)
• Quadrant® Nylon 101 (unfilled PA66, extruded)
• TIVAR 88 (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88 ESd (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88 w/Burnguard (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88-2 (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88-2 ESd (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR Ceram P (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR CleanStat (static dissipative, compression molded)
• TIVAR Dryslide (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR EC (conductive, compression molded)
• TIVAR ECO (natural, compression molded)
• TIVAR ESd (static dissipative, compression molded)
• TIVAR H.O.T. (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR Oil Filled (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR UV (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR® 1000 (natural UHMW-PE, compression molded/ram extrusion)

PEI

Polyetherimide offers similar characteristics as PEEK, but is less expensive and lower in impact strength and usable temperature.

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• Duratron PEI (30% glass reinforced)
• Duratron® PEI
• TECAPEI glass fiber reinforced 
• TECAPEI™ unfilled Ultem

PET

PET offers excellent dimensional stability, excellent wear resistance, high strength and a low coefficient of friction. It resists moderately acidic solutions.

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• Ertalyte TX
• Ertalyte® PET-P
• TECAPET® PET
• ZL® 1400T (internally lubricated PET)

Phenolic

Phenolics were the first synthetic resins used commercially. They are suitable for a wide range of applications and industrial products.

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• Epoxyglas Cowskin™ Laminate
• Epoxyglas G10 nonFR Laminate
• Epoxyglas HT G11 nonFR Laminate
• Epoxyglas HT™ G11 FR5 Laminate
• Epoxyglas™ G10 FR4 Laminate
• Melaglas™ G5 / G9 Laminate
• Phenolfab L / LE Laminate
• Phenolfab™ C / CE Laminate
• Phenolkraft XXX Laminate
• Phenolkraft™ XX Laminate
• Siliglas™ G7 Laminate

PPS

Polyphenylene sulfide is an engineering plastic that can be machined to high tolerances. Its maximum service temperature is 424 °F (218 °C), and it resists solvents up to approximately 392 °F (200 °C).

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• TECATRON PVX (bearing grade)
• TECATRON® PPS
• TECHTRON HPV PPS
• TECHTRON PPS Bearing Grade
• TECHTRON® PPS

PPSU

Polyphenylsulfone is a heat and chemical-resistant moldable plastic. It is often used for rapid prototyping and rapid manufacturing. It has essentially no melting point and shows tensile strength up to 55 MPa (8000 psi).

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• Quadrant® PPSU
• Radel® PPSU
• TECASON™ P polyphenylsulfone

PSU

Polysulfones offer toughness and stability at high temperatures. They are often a superior replacement for polycarbonates.

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• Quadrant® PSU 1000
• TECASON™ S polysulfone

PTFE

PTFE has a high melting temperature, outstanding dielectric properties and low friction.

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• DuPont™ Teflon®
• Dyneon PTFE (carbon filled)
• Dyneon PTFE (glass filled)
• Dyneon™ PTFE
• Fluorosint 500 PTFE
• Fluorosint HPV PTFE
• Fluorosint MT-01
• Fluorosint® 135

PVC

Polyvinyl chloride has high hardness and mechanical properties. It has poor heat stability but good flame retardancy. It also has good insulation properties.

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• PVC-300™ (general purpose grade)
• PVC-350™ (bending grade)

UHMW-PE

Ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene has the highest impact strength of any of today's thermoplastics, resistant to corrosive chemicals (except oxidizing agents), low moisture absorption, low coefficient of friction, self-lubricates and abrasion resistant .

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• ARMOR-X™ (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88 (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88 ESd (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88 w/Burnguard (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88-2 (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR 88-2 ESd (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR Ceram P (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR CleanStat (static dissipative, compression molded)
• TIVAR Dryslide (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR EC (conductive, compression molded)
• TIVAR ECO (natural, compression molded)
• TIVAR ESd (static dissipative, compression molded)
• TIVAR H.O.T. (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR Oil Filled (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR UV (modified, compression molded)
• TIVAR® 1000 (natural UHMW-PE, compression molded/ram extrusion)

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The History of Reading Plastic Machining & Fabrication

At Reading Plastic, we pride ourselves on our long history of quality, precision and craftsmanship. For precision machined parts and unbeatable plastic fabrication Pennsylvania has been turning to Reading Plastic for nearly four decades. We provide parts for a wide variety of industries: Medical Industry Telecom Oil & Gas Agriculture Semiconductor Aviation/Aerospace Waste Treatment Food […]

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