Designing and Molding Complex Plastic Parts

Every project has its own needs and goals.  Complex geometries involving fine details or sharp corners often cannot be achieved by traditional plastic molding. Advanced plastic injection molding processes allow designers to combine numerous complex features into a single component, reducing the need for secondary machining or surface finishing operations. Plastic Injection molding allows design […]

Introducing the EnduroSharp® ABNIR “Fly Away” Compact Surface Prep Kit

EnduroSharp® has changed the way aerospace maintenance professionals remove sealants and adhesives from substrates and fasteners. EnduroSharp® tools are made from Torlon®, a high strength polymer, creating non-metallic tools that will not damage composite structures during use. The new, ABNIR “Fly Away” Compact Surface Prep Kit features a selection of commonly used tools with an […]

PEEK 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 […]

EnduroSharp® Torlon® Maintenance Tools For Aircraft and Windmill Blades

EnduroSharp® has changed the way maintenance professionals remove sealants and adhesives from composite substrates and fasteners. EnduroSharp® tools are made from Torlon®, a high strength, high performance plastic polymer which provides all the benefits of a sharp tool without the risk associated with caustic devices. EnduroSharp® Torlon® maintenance tools are non metallic scraper tools designed to […]

Happy Holidays from Performance Plastics

Whoa, 2020 is almost over!  Apparently, time flies in the midst of a global pandemic. This year was not one without its challenges.  From material shortages, mandatory shutdowns to shipping delays, we are proud of all of our team’s achievements in solving our customer’s most complicated problems.  We still hold true to our company’s motto: […]

Injection Molded Plastic Fluoropolymers to manufacture UV-C Sanitization Devices

UV-C light can be used to kill germs such as bacteria, viruses such as Covid-19, and spores. UV-C light disrupts the DNA of pathogens, eliminating their ability to replicate This technology works by the line of sight so the light must reach the surface in order for the bacteria or virus to be deactivated. Historically, medical […]

Direct Gating Makes Complex Medical Components A Reality

At Performance Plastics, our primary job is to facilitate designs that create better products. Our direct gating technology does just that by increasing the value of existing products and providing advantages for new, innovative concepts. Our hybrid direct gate technology eliminates the runner waste associated with conventional molding, significantly reducing material use and per part […]

Performance Plastics Hosts Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

With many of the food banks pushed to the brink this year because of COVID-19, Performance Plastics is hosting our Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Following strict COVID-19 guidelines, we are gathering non-perishable, shelf stable canned goods for donation to a local church. Many food banks and pantries are facing decreased food donations while more families […]

Performance Plastics Ltd is pleased to announce the promotion of Brandon Fawley to Automation Technician

Performance Plastics Ltd is pleased to announce the promotion of Brandon Fawley to Automation Technician.  Brandon has been with Performance Plastics for over 19 years in several roles, most recently as a 1st Shift Process Technician.  Brandon will have responsibility overseeing and maintaining our electrical and automation assets. “Brandon has been with Performance Plastics through […]

Performance Plastics Ltd Adds New High-Speed Press, Collaborative Robot and New Clean Room Environment

Performance Plastics Ltd – is pleased to announce the addition of new high-performance equipment and a new clean room environment. Milacron Fanuc S450iA – High Speed Press -The Next Generation of Artificial Intelligence in injection Molding Machine.  Named the “Roboshot”, it features a high precision, reliable molding capability.  It is designed for cleanrooms and molding […]