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Select the right plastic material for machining!

Plastic vs Ease of Machining

Machining is an efficient manufacturing process and undergoing machining of plastics is quite pertinent for low volume production, objects with proximal tolerance dimensions, and for those with complicated mold structures. You will find a variety of plastics available for CNC machining. Some are extremely engineered and have exceptional performance while some are meant for lesser …

Understanding the Basics of Plastic Machining!

Nylon Machining - Chizel

When we talk about machining, it is evident from the majority response that most people think in a single direction that is of the metal components.  Machining, also known as Subtractive Manufacturing, is actually a process of working a piece of raw material, into any desired shape and size by certain material-removal processes. While it …

Nylon

Nylon Nylon or PA2200 is a polyamide 12 compound. Nylon is white in color and comes with an inherent grainy surface finish. Since Nylon parts are fabricated in Selective Laser Sintering (SLS) technology, there is no support structure generation, making it suitable for parts which are complex and which have intricate geometries and moving part …