Thermoplastics machine beautifully. Like all CNC machining, it truly is an art.
The machine shop has to understand the raw material being machined; physical properties affecting expansion and contraction, and moisture absorption- to name a couple of factors.
The picture on the left is a plastic “twist” made from UHMW. (Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene) This material is in the polyolefin family which includes HDPE, LDPE and polypropylene.
Below is a picture of an HDPE fixture board.
Lindsay Machine Works’ production capabilities include prototyping to large production runs. We specialize in custom manufacturing. We can get your parts into our schedule to run several times a year, reducing your inventory and maximizing your cash flow. We invoice according to your production requirements.