Metal continues to rise in price
There are alternatives. Plastic! Glass fiber reinforced polyamide. AD-Plast has for over 10 years working with metal replacement for various of customers and have today several projects that involves details in aluminum who shall be replaced by some kind of polymer.
There are alternatives!
Metal continues to rise in price, including aluminum and zinc. There are alternatives. Plastic! Glass fiber reinforced polyamide. AD-Plast has for over 10 years working with metal replacement for a various of customers and have today several projects were involves details in aluminum that will be replaced by some kind of polymer.
The most common polymer for metal replacement is Grivory/Zytel that can be reinforced with glass fiber from 50-70%. High content of glass fiber is tearing hard on mold, machines and peripheral equipment. To have competence and deep know-how in how to construct detail and mold is crucial to the outcome. The importance of maintaining the mold/machinery in order to obtain optimal capacity and an even production flow, is very high.
As AD-Plast is a great actor when it comes to polymers for metal replacement we can offer very competitive prices.
AD-Plast has also a high automatization grade in the machinery park which ensures the production processes but also gives our customers cost effective alternatives to metal/sheet details.
Are you today thinking of changing a detail from metal to plastic?
AD-Plast can offer you a cost free information about if your detail can be replaced from metal to plastic or not.
Please send us the following information;
- Drawing and/or the physical detail in metal or a photo in jpg-file
- Please inform us what mechanical properties your detail shall have in the application
- What kind of metal/raw material you are using in the detail today (alu, zink, brass, bronz, steel etc)
- Other information that you think might be significant to us
Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our construction will look at the material and come back with answer if the detail can be replaced with plastic or not.
Please visit our web site http://www.ad-plast.se and read further on about metal replacement.