BEC Plastics produce components in this specialised range of materials every day. Our customers rely on our experience to guide them in making the correct design selections to ensure success.
BEC Plastics machine a full range of plastic and composite materials.
These materials range from commodity materials at moderate cost, to higher spec engineering plastics used in extremely demanding conditions.
These materials can be machined by BEC Plastics to your drawing, cad file, or sample, in any quantity.
FOOD (FDA) APPROVED MATERIALS
POLYETHYLENE (PE300 / PE500 / PE1000)
PLASTICS FOR WEARING APPLICATIONS
Commodity wearing materials include:
Higher spec wearing materials:
OIL FILLED NYLON (SELF LUBRICATING/LOW FRICTION)
GLASS FILLED NYLON
GLASS FILLED PTFE
ORKOT (VARIOUS GRADES)
PAI / TORLON
PLASTICS FOR UNDERWATER APPLICATIONS
Many plastics are suitable for use underwater due to high buoyancy and low moisture absorption. Reductions in overall weight of underwater equipment can be achieved by substituting metal components with plastics where possible.
Popular choices include (but are not limited to):
Nylon grades can also be used in certain applications where a slight degree of water absorption can be tolerated.
CHEMICALLY RESISTANT PLASTICS
Commodity materials which exhibit good chemical resistance:
Higher spec materials for chemically resistant applications:
PEI / VESPEL
FLAMMABILITY OF PLASTIC MATERIALS
UL94 V-0 rated materials:
UL94-HB RATED MATERIALS
ACETAL / POM-C
ACRYLIC / PMMA
POLYETHYELENE (PE300 / PE500 / PE1000)