GPO3 Machining (Delmat, PGM, Polyester Glass)

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The Home of Plastic Machining UK

Being a recognised quality GPO3 Machining parts supplier since inception in 1989. Certainly, the company is at the forefront of Industrial Engineering Plastic Machining and Fabrication in the UK. Most noteworthy, is its long history of supplying plastic parts to industry. Importantly, the company has accrued invaluable information as to the service required for modern day requirements. Certainly, a key component of the companies sustained success story is, its flexibility. Able to meet client requirements, and in that process move with the latest processes and advanced its technical ability.

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Machining Specialists - Polyester glass machining; GPO Parts Machined

GPO or PGM Insulation Machining Specialists

GPO Machined & Fabricated Parts

Firstly, the make up of GPO3 Machining materials is a blend of fiberglass with a polyester resin. Therefore the result of this blend is a material that offers excellent ark and track resistance. The commonly known GPO3 is one of the most popular grades of GPO. This is a popular grade, specified by many Technical departments, mainly due to its high temperature insulation capabilities. As a result of being the most economic choice of GPO material, it is also noteworthy for being a material which can be easily machined to bespoke applications.

Polyester glass machining; GPO Parts Machined

Some examples of what GPO3 Materials are widely used to manufacture are Insulating supports, high voltage insulation, bus bar supports and mounting panels in electrical apparatus are just some examples.

Based on the needs of its particular application GPO comes in several grades. GPO1, Gpo2 & GPO3.

Another important factor is GPO3 has a thermal index of 120°C electrical and 155°C mechanical.
So there are many advantages to using GPO3 Machining Materials. Most of all having high structural strength but also excellent Electrically Insulating properties.
Most noteworthy, raw GPO3 materials are available in standard sheets & rod sizes. But it is also available in a varying cataloged selection of channels & angles.
Finally a couple of important factors. Firstly Sheet thickness ranges from 0.8mm to 50mm. Secondly Red and White are the standard colours.

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Sentinel, Top Amongst Plastic Machining Companies

Sentinel Plastics is one of the few, long standing, trusted Plastic Machining Companies. The company has been CNC machining and fabricating all types of industrial plastic since its inception in 1989. Whether your requirement is one off or high batch work. Through continued investment, the capacity available is ever increasing, meaning lead times are always kept to a minimum. We consider ourselves, but most importantly our customers consider us, the best amongst Plastic Machining Companies.

GPO3 Machining Short Lead Times

Notably, offering quick turnaround times combined with fast quotes, which are in the main supplied with in a day or so. This is just one of many reasons why, many customers constantly return to Sentinel for all their plastics machining companies CNC  and fabricated parts requirements. Sentinel has trained many of its CNC Programming staff in house which gives a better focus and knowledge on the special requirements of each individual type of industrial plastics. With a low turnover of staff a high depth of knowledge is maintained throughout the whole manufacturing process.

A Passion for Quality GPO3 Machining

Noteworthy, As Plastics Machining Companies go Sentinel is a leading force in the UK’s GPO3 CNC Machining and Plastic fabrication industry, through the highest industry and quality standards and the way in which we strive for customer excellence. We consistently deliver outstanding CNC machining and component fabrication of industrial plastics, ensuring our customers have a trustworthy, predictable, world class supply chain to enhance their competitive advantage.

For sure, excelling in the eyes of our customers. Thus, always seeking to understand their requirements and providing innovative, flexible and on-time solutions. Hence, Our reputation, experience, knowledge in plastic materials and machining techniques, guarantee consistently first class components.

It can be said, Sentinel is a Plastics Company with a Passion for Quality. Always, striving for continuous quality improvements. Thus, using innovation with every product and process. Hence,A commitment we make to our customers and at the heart of everything we do.

Ideally Located to Supply GPO3 CNC Machining Requirements

Significantly, Sentinel is strategically positioned in the heart of the West Midlands. Certainly, a valuable position for a business that supplies companies all over the UK and Europe. Markedly, Sentinel has clients in China and the USA as well as in the local vicinity.

Thus, having an already large client base, among whom it can boast many long-term blue-chip clienteles. Hence, the company is currently attracting large amounts of extra business. In the main, mostly through reputation, but also, due to a very active and successful marketing team.