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High Accuracy Machining from Reading Plastic & Metal

Looking for a company that consistently delivers high accuracy machining? Reading Plastic & Metal is your trusted source for manufacturing precision CNC-machined components on time and on spec. For over forty years, we have employed in-house expert staff, adhered to best practices and the highest industry standards, and operated state-of-the-art equipment in our impeccably maintained […]

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The Leader in PVDF Pipe Manufacturers

Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) is a thermoplastic that is commonly used in pipes and fittings to satisfy plumbing needs across many industries. Commonly referred to as Kynar®, PVDF’s superior properties make it suitable for use in piping that carries a range of products from purified water, consumable liquids and pharmaceutical compounds to petrol, acids and other […]

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Which Metal Has the Highest Tensile Strength?

High tensile metals are often used when parts demand exceptional strength, toughness and wear resistance. Tensile strength refers to the amount of force it takes to pull an object apart. When your parts require a product that can support a maximum load of stress without fracture when being stretched, you need to know­ which metal […]

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Common High Tensile Steel Uses

Determining the right steel product for your needs can be challenging. Reading Plastic & Metal’s in-house experts take the guesswork out of your precision parts project. When your parts require a good balance of strength, toughness and wear-resistance, we often recommend high tensile steel. High tensile steel uses range from bungee cord springs to large-scale bridge […]

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Discover Reading Plastic & Metal’s Aluminum CNC Machining Service

Reading Plastic & Metal has been a leader in delivering precision aluminum parts for over four decades. Our aluminum CNC machining service allows us to manufacture intricate and durable parts to satisfy your specifications, budget and turnaround time. Whether it’s a single prototype or large run of specialty parts, Reading Plastic & Metal can accommodate […]

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Get Precision CNC Machined Components

For over forty years, Reading Plastic & Metal has delivered precision parts to make your parts better. Our precision CNC machined components have the tightest tolerances possible and are durable even under the most extreme conditions. We machine precision parts from advanced plastics like PEEK, Ultem®, and Vespel® to metals, including aluminum, brass, copper, stainless […]

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Learn About Our Metal CNC Services

Your metal parts demand precision manufacturing from industry experts. Our Metal CNC Shop has the state-of-the-art equipment and in-house expertise to take your project from start to finish on time and on spec. When it comes to our metal CNC services, we demand nothing short of excellence. Our expert programmers and machinists, cutting-edge equipment and […]

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#1 Custom PTFE Parts Manufacturer: Reading Plastic & Metal

Polytetrafluoroethylene, or PTFE, is a powerhouse synthetic fluoropolymer that has outstanding chemical resistance, excellent performance in extreme temperatures, and low outgassing properties. The compound has the lowest coefficient of friction against any known solid, which makes it both non-stick and self-lubricating. It is impenetrable to corrosive acids, highly flexible, hydrophobic, and has high electrical resistance […]

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Ultem® Machined Parts from Reading Plastic & Metal

Reading Plastic & Metal is the premier manufacturer of precision Ultem® machined parts on the East Coast. Our state-of-the-art equipment and expert machinists and programmers deliver durable, high performance Ultem® parts with the tightest tolerances to meet your exact specifications. Ultem®, or polyetherimide, is one of the top high-performance thermoplastics on the market. Similar to […]

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Request a Custom Quote on CNC Copper Parts

Tight tolerances and a high level of repeatability are a must when machining CNC copper parts. At Reading Plastic & Metal, we lend our expertise and advanced technology to your project, large or small, to deliver the precise, high-performance products that you expect from your copper CNC machining company. Copper is used in a wide […]

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We’re Expert Metal Component Manufacturers

When you are searching for a company that can deliver high-quality, high-precision metal parts to fit your project needs, look to Reading Plastic & Metal. With over forty years of trusted service, we are one of the leading metal component manufacturers on the East Coast, and our central location is readily accessible to a third […]

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PPSU vs. PEEK

PPSU and PEEK are both high-performance thermoplastics that offer superior thermal properties and dimensional stability. While these advanced plastics have many shared benefits, each possesses unique properties that provide advantages in certain applications. It is important to understand the similarities and differences of PPSU vs. PEEK in order to choose the right advanced plastic for […]

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