Conventional Drilling is available for high production batches making use of jigs and fixtures at low cost. The extensive range of industrial plastics available makes it necessary to have a team of very experienced machinist to produce and supply the correct customer specified size holes and cut outs. At Sentinel we have that experience, Tufnol, Phenolic, Polyester and Epoxy materials react very different to Polypropylenes, Perspex, Makrolon®, Lexan®, and Nylons when routed, drilled, turned, milled and fabricated, with our range of CNC’s your requirements are better understood and guaranteed in our skilled hands.
At Sentinel we have a range of machines for producing cut blanks including 2 Altendorf state of the art saws capable of cutting blanks to a high standard of finish and accuracy. Also in the range are Guillotines offering the ability to produce a standard blank cut from 0.1mm up to 100mm thick materials.
We have many years’ experience in cutting Acrylic, Polycarbonate, PVC, Phenolics, Polyester Films, Neoprene Rubber, Mica, Nomex, Vulcanised Fibre, Polyester glass, Makrolon, Lexan, and Engraving Laminates. Also many different grades of SRBP, SRBF, Epoxy Glass and Polyester glass, such as SRBP B1 (P3), B3 (P2), B4 (P1), Kite®, SRBF B10 (F1) Carp®, B12 (F2) Whale®, Epoxy Glass G10, FR4, Delmat®, B38 Silicon Glass B32, Polyester Glass GP01, GP02, GP03, 68/010, 68/170, these are just some examples of the materials which Sentinel Plastics has the expertise to machine.
Clicker Press – Gasket Manufacture
Sentinel Plastics Ltd can Clicker Press a complex shape i.e. Gaskets or Templates cut from materials less than 1mm thick, using simple tooling. A wide variety of gasket materials including Cork, rubber, sponge sheet and compressed fibre, Food Approved (FDA) materials, Polyester, Mylar, Pressed Paper, Vulcanised Paper, Pressphann, PTFE, PVC, HDPE, LDPE, Styrene, HIPS.