Global Leader in Engineering and Manufacturing Polymer Parts for Demanding Environments

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Your High-Performance Polymer Part Manufacturer

When you have an engineering part that isn’t performing, you need a trusted partner to manufacture a solution. We know high-end plastics. And we know how to use them to help you save space, reduce weight, shorten lead times, solve problems, improve manufacturability, and add value to your bottom line. We use the most advanced polymer materials including Torlon®, Aurum®, Ultem®, PBI, PEEK, PI and PPS. Our capabilities include:

Product Development

  • Process Engineering
  • Part Design
  • Materials Analysis
  • Rapid Prototyping

Testing & Analysis

  • Tribology (Friction and Wear)
  • Metrology (Tactile, Visual, Scanning)
  • Capillary Rheometry Analysis (Melt Flow)
  • Moisture Analysis
  • Differential Scanning Calorimetry

Manufacturing Capabilities

  • Injection Molding
  • Overmolding
  • Insert Molding
  • RJG/Scientific Molding
  • Precision Machining

EXPERTS IN “TOP OF THE PLASTIC PYRAMID” MATERIALS


From design, to material selection, to prototype, to molding and machining we solve your greatest critical component challenges using the most advanced polymer materials including Torlon®, Aurum®, Ultem®, PBI, PEEK, PI and PPS. Bring us your specialty project with confidence.

We work primarily in ultra/high-temperature and engineering-grade plastics. If you have a question about a specific material or need help with material selection, contact us.

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Torlon®: The Problem-Solver

Torlon is a thermoset polymer designed to perform in the harshest conditions, making it an excellent fit for the automotive, general industrial, and aerospace markets. Learn more about Torlon’s properties, and if it might be a fit for you, by clicking the link below.


INDUSTRY EXPERTISE

Our high-performance plastic component solutions are found in critical applications including transmissions, gear boxes, chemical pumps, auxiliary power units and electrical connectors for our customers which include Fortune 500 OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers and other high-end products companies across many industries. We are AS9100 Rev D, IATF 16949, ISO 9001 certified and ITAR registered.




Introducing Thermoplastic Composite Injection Overmolding

TPC-IOM combines strength and flexibility in a cost-effective solution. This technology has the potential for applications across industries, including aerospace.

CASE STUDIES

Read our case studies to learn how we solved problems to help our customers improve their products’ performance and save money.

Revolutionary Metal to Plastic Conversion Saves Over $1 Million

We converted a metal rolling element bearing to a one-piece, high-performance, high-temperature polymer bearing that provided over $200K in annual cost savings.

Expertise in Material Selection Improves Mechanical Strength

We converted a nylon injection molded part in a ball end retainer into a high-performance polymer part through supportive tribological data, leading to an incredibly successful product launch.

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Mold Transfer Re-Design Improves Product Reliability

Discover how Allegheny Performance Plastics helped a customer manufacture PPS plastic components to eliminate 100% component level testing through high levels of process control.

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