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Metal Conversion

The Conversion of Metal to Plastic

This has been an area of expertise of International Plastics for more than 30 years. There are many benefits to converting to plastic:

  • Decrease cost
  • Decrease weight
  • Improved design
  • Reduce secondary operations
  • Reduced part count
  • Better aesthetics
  • Improved efficiency
  • Chemical resistance
  • Better wear/friction properties

Conversion Examples

Polymers on the market such as PEEK, Torlon, Radel, Amodel and custom compounds can give you significant performance and cost advantages. Some of the parts International Plastics has converted to plastic are:

  • Oil impregnated brass bushings
  • Aluminum EMI shielding housings
  • Zinc die cast gears
  • Stampings for lighting ballasts
  • Steel gun swivels
  • Bronze forged and machined valves
  • Ultrasonic Endodontic tips
  • Root canal cleaning files
  • Electric motor brush holders
  • Bolts & screws