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Sentinel is 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 plastics 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. 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
As Plastics Machining Companies go Sentinel is a leading force in the UK’s Plastic 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. We excel in the eyes of our customers, always seeking to understand their requirements and providing innovative, flexible and on-time solutions. Our reputation, experience, knowledge in plastic materials and machining techniques guarantee consistently first class components. A Plastics Company with a Passion for Quality. We strive for continuous quality improvements and using innovation with every product and process. A commitment we make to our customers and at the heart of everything we do.
Ideally Located to Supply all Plastic CNC Machining Requirements
Significantly, Sentinel is strategically positioned in the heart of the West Midlands. 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. Having an already large client base, among whom it can boast many long-term blue-chip clienteles. The company is currently attracting large amounts of extra business. Mainly through reputation, but, also due to a very active and successful marketing team.
Significantly; Sentinel has a large number of CNC Machines, which includes 2 Mazak VCN 530C with 5 No XYZ 1020 VMC. Also 3 Bridgeport’s VMC plus 2 ProTurn Lathes and a 2 Mazak Mill/Turn. These are just a few of the machines that are available to produce Quality plastic CNC components.
Plastic Materials Machined
Significantly, the company is able to produce most anything asked to consider. For example, simple wear strips, to complex 3D turned, milled and routed components. These, all produced from the huge, extensive range of plastic materials available to today’s consumer. Including, but not limited to, Polypropylene, Delrin, UHMWPE, HDPE, Acrylic, PET, PVDF and Polycarbonate Also included in the extremely large amount of Engineering Materials, which fall under Sentinels capabilities, include, PEEK, PTFE and Nylon, with Acetal, Tufnol and GPO3.
Without doubt, Sentinel Plastics capabilities takes many forms. Plastic fabrication is just one of the services offered. While being able to Weld and bend Polypropylene, PVC and Polycarbonate. Adhesives and Folding/ Line Bending other materials such as Perspex, ABS, PVC and PETG. Assembly also takes place with fixings or adhesives of Polycarbonate, PETG, Polypropylene and PVC.
It’s important to note; all parts manufactured by Sentinel Plastics Ltd, are customer specific bespoke plastic produced parts. Either working from Prototypes, drawings or descriptions, making a one off or hundreds of parts. Sentinel Plastics has flexibility to meet most requirements.
GPO or PGM Insulation Machining Specialists
Large Plastic Sheets
Its current clients recognise, Sentinel is the place to come for large or small plastic parts. Produced on one of a growing number of flatbed CNC Routing machines. All our table sizes are 3Mx2M. Thus, giving the company the capability to manufacture economically. Meeting almost all the largest size requirements enquired for. As plastic machining specialists, they offer machining and plastic fabrication services for single units or large quantities. Most noteworthy, using a wide variety of engineering plastic materials from stock, as well as being able to call on quality plastic sheet and rod suppliers. Whether you supply a finished drawing, sketch, template or sample you can be assured the result will be a quality product.
Quality CNC Sheet Machining
It’s important to note, the company have the latest CNC machinery, up to date, state of the art cad cam software and modern tooling which enables them to produce excellent surface finishes, whilst working to the tightest tolerances the material allows. Thus, they are happy to produce and quote for components using anything from 2D hard copy drawings through to 3D cad models and can also reverse engineer from existing parts.
Experienced Precision Plastic Machining
Precision machining plastics can be very different to machining metals. And can require a very different approach in terms of processes; i.e. tools selection, cutting paths, numbers of passes, cutting speeds, pecking, reaming and multiple other factors. Sentinel conducts many first-off inspections to ensure quality maintained in all components.
Blue Chip Market Suppliers
Sentinel fabricate, machine and precision machine plastic components for blue chip customers. Some operating in the medical, specialist industrial and high-end power control markets. The company has a reputation for supplying quality plastic component parts on time, right to drawing and at competitive prices. Sophisticated data manufacturing procedures, track customer’s products throughout the manufacturing process.