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Performance Plastics LTD: Advantages of High Performance Polymer Bearings and Bushings

Plastic is a fantastic material that is used in practically everything from playground equipment to lawn mowers to vehicles. But what about as a bearing or bushing? Many engineers resist using plastic bearings, thinking they won’t stand up to harsh environments, extreme temps, heavy loads or high speeds. Some engineers believe in metallic bearings and […]

Performance Plastics LTD Adds New Service to its offering

Industrial CT Scanning can help during multiple manufacturing stages CINCINNATI, Ohio, April 30, 2019 ― Performance Plastics is pleased to announce a new service that helps round out its offering: industrial computed tomography (CT) scanning. Industrial CT scanning gives customers access to the inner workings of a part without having to destroy the original. The […]

Don’t Machine When You Can Injection Mold with Performance Plastics Ltd.

Performance Plastics specializes in precision injection molding of difficult parts, eliminating the need to machine. Our precise production process gives us the ability to injection mold difficult parts made from high performance plastic materials. If it can be molded, we can do it. High performance plastic materials have ideal properties when it comes to durability. […]

It’s Not Tight Tolerance Unless You Can Measure It!

As you’re designing and manufacturing your next application, wouldn’t it be ideal if you could analyze all the parts, compare them to the original drawings and get results quickly, without damage? At Performance Plastics, we have the ability to do this through industrial computed tomography (CT) scan. Giving us the ability to measure all aspects […]

Performance Plastics, LTD. Adds to Its Line of EnduroSharp® Accessory Tools

Products will be on display at the MRO Americas Aviation Week Show next month Performance Plastics is pleased to announce two additions to its EnduroSharp® line of accessory tools: the EnduroSharp® Torlon® Adhesive Reamer (TAR) and Adhesive Cutter (TAC). EnduroSharp® TAR tools are non-metallic, multi-fluted, straight-walled reamers. They are used to remove non-metallic debris such […]

Flexibility and Strength: Performance Plastics Ltd. and Nylon Offer You Both

Nylon might not always be the first material that comes to mind when you think about making products for compressors and pumps, or military and defense applications … unless you’re working with Performance Plastics Ltd. The world’s first commercially successful version of nylon was created in 1935. Over the decades, it proved to be a […]

PEEK Injection Molded Plastic is Taking the Place of Metal

Performance Plastics provides a solution to avoid metal when designing your new part. Perfecting injection molding processes since 1980, PPL has an extensive knowledge of how to create plastic parts equivalent to metal. A high-performance plastic, such as Polyetheretherketone (PEEK), is ideal for parts that demand the high strength of metal, while also being lightweight […]