Compression Molded Shapes

Hot Compression Molded shapes manufactured by Polymics,® Ltd. provide engineers and machinists with the quality and performance required for the most demanding applications. Polymics,® Ltd. is currently Compression Molding Plates, Rods, Tubes, Discs, and Near Net Shapes.

Compression Molding is among the most economical of options because it offers a wide range of near net sizes and produces materials with low minimum order quantities. As a result, users can buy exactly the amount of material needed without having to pay additional charges for tooling or small run set-ups.

Benefits of Compression Molding

  • Lowest cost to create molds
  • Small amount of “throw away” or wasted material (ideal for expensive compounds)
  • Reduced labor costs
  • Minimization of final internal stress and warping
  • Excellent dimensional stability and manufacturing accuracy

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Standard Thermoplastic Sizes/Shapes

*Size and shape capabilities of individual materials may vary. Contact Polymics, Ltd. for details.

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Standard PI Sizes/Shapes

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Standard Materials

Please note that while the materials shown below are the standard commercial materials offered by Polymics, Ltd., Polymics has the experience and capability to compound custom shapes from a wider range of thermoplastic resins and fillers. Please contact us with any questions or inquiries you may have for materials not shown here.

Polyketones   (PEEK, PEKK)

  • Pyramid™ PEEK - Unfilled, Glass-Filled, Carbon-Filled, and Wear Grade Polyethetherketone
  • Pyramid™ CC PEEK - Highly Reinforced Woven Carbon Fiber Cloth and Highly Reinforced Randomly Oriented, Long Carbon Fiber Polyetheretherketone
  • Arylmax® PEKK - Unfilled, Glass-Filled, Carbon-Filled, PTFE-Lubricated, and Wear Grade Polyetherketoneketone

Polyimides   (PBI, PI, PEI)

Other Standard Materials   (PPS, PPSU, PBT, PSU)

  • Pyramid™ PPS - Unfilled and Wear Grade Polyphenylene Sulfide
  • Pyramid™ PPSU - Unfilled and Glass-Filled Polyphenylsulfone
  • Valox® PBT - 30% Glass-Fiber Polybutylene Terephthalate
  • PSU - Unfilled Polysulfone

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